HFC – Associate Quality & Process Control – Rochelle

Hormel Foods

Rochelle, IL

Associate Quality and Process Control/Assurance Supervisor - Rochelle


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ABOUT HORMEL FOODS — Inspired People. Inspired Food.™

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $11 billion in annual revenues across 75 countries worldwide. Its brands include Planters®, SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Columbus®, Wholly®, Hormel® Black Label® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named on the “Global 2000 World’s Best Employers” list by Forbes magazine for three years, is one of Fortune magazine’s most admired companies, has appeared on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” list for the 12 years, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. The company lives by its purpose statement — Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ — to bring some of the world’s most trusted and iconic brands to tables across the globe. For more information, visit www.hormelfoods.com and https://csr.hormelfoods.com/.

Job Purpose:  Supports management in the implementation of food safety and food quality processes and procedures.  Trains and manages 4-6 quality auditors.



  • Lead, direct and train employees to achieve quality standards
  • Manage product quality
  • Creates and maintains an engaged and team-oriented work force to improve business results
  • Consults with management, providing leadership on quality and food safety in the manufacturing facility
  • Oversees sanitation procedures and food safety
  • This position is very hands-on – Quality Control Supervisors are usually in the production area “on their feet” about 60% of the shift.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Management, Business Administration (or a related field), Science, Agricultural Business, Industrial Management, Industrial Technology, Math related field with a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA preferred OR 5+ years of relevant supervisory experience
  • Must be a Citizen or National of the United States, a lawful, permanent resident, or have authorization to work in the United States
  • Applicants must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship for an employment visa
  • Must be comfortable with the preparation and consumption of a variety of Hormel Foods Products, which may include but not limited to, pork, beef, chicken and peanuts.
  • Must be open to relocation



  • Typical starting locations include facilities in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Kansas, Nebraska, Illinois, and Georgia.
    • Location is based on business needs at the time an offer is made



Training is hands-on and consists of supervisory training and courses in Statistical Process Control (SPC), Total Quality Control (TQC), and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP). 



  • The Quality and Process Control career path may include advancing to a higher-level quality management positions at your current location, another facility, subsidiary location, or the Corporate Office
  • Hormel Foods’ “promote-from-within” philosophy rewards outstanding performance



Hormel Foods offers an excellent benefits package, including competitive base salaries plus yearly bonuses, an annual merit increase performance review, medical, dental, vision, non-contributory pension, profit sharing, 401(k), stock purchase plan, and more.


Application Instructions: Please visit http://www.hormelfoods.com/careers to apply online. 

The base pay range for this position $62,000 to $67,000 per year; however, actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to job-related knowledge, skills set, level of experience, and specific office location. 

Hormel Foods Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.