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Below is a list of available positions that we are looking to hire.
Please submit your resume to talent@hudsonvilleicecream.com.

  • Production Worker- 1st Shift and 3rd Shift
    Position Summary

    Looking for a 3rd shift production worker with leadership potential. Responsible for producing product, cleaning equipment, and involved in work including; preventative maintenance, plant cleaning, machine changeovers, cleaning and tear down of piping and equipment, assisting with other mechanics, etc. This person will be willing to take initiative and look for opportunities to continuously improve operations. You must operate safely and in compliance with food safety and GMP standards.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Excellent attendance and punctuality.
    Good hand/eye coordination.
    Good interpersonal skills.
    Good multi-tasking/problem solving skills.
    Operate, monitor and troubleshoot cleaning process.
    Perform connections of process piping for CIP.
    Ensures equipment is operating properly and safely.
    Responsible for cleaning and sanitation of all equipment.
    Maintains the entire work area in a clean and orderly condition.
    Accurately documents work performed.
    Monitors equipment performance and performs routine care and maintenance as required.
    Works in partnership with maintenance technician to resolve equipment problems.
    Assist in cross-training team members and co-workers as assigned.
    Must possess good communication skills, and the proven ability to work effectively in a team environment.
    Must possess the ability to effectively apply mathematical concepts and reasoning skills.
    Titrate chemicals to verify correct amounts are being used.
    Willing to work overtime and Saturdays if needed.

    Qualifications

    High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED)
    Lift, push and pull up to 50lbs repeatedly
    Able to stand or walk for extended periods of time in a manufacturing environment
    Intermediate math skills
    Must be detail oriented
    High level of drive and initiative; ability to think outside the box
    Big picture thinker with strong attention to detail
    Physical Requirements
    Regularly required to stand at least 9 hours, walk, bend, and use both hands for repetitive grasping, and lifting.

    Benefits

    401K
    Vacation
    Insurance (Health, Dental Vision)
    Bonus Plan
    Partial Gym Membership

    Why Hudsonville?

    We take pride in offering benefits that are competitive. Here at Hudsonville we offer a first-class work environment with a real family feel to it. We appreciate our employee’s hard work, dedication, and passion. That is why we provide a comprehensive set of benefits and options designed to fit our employee’s needs. We also value continuous learning and offer many opportunities for off-site training.
  • Quality Manager

    Position Summary

    The Quality Manager is responsible for ensuring that products meet food safety and quality standards set by both Hudsonville Ice Cream and regulatory authorities. Seeks to instill a Quality Culture throughout the organization.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Oversee inspection and testing program of incoming and outgoing product to confirm quality conformance to food safety and quality requirements. Ensures program effectiveness and testing results are communicated in a timely manner to all stakeholders.

    • Ensures all quality standards and procedures are maintained, including training and monitoring of new and existing employees to achieve regulatory and company standards for food safety and quality.

    • Demonstrates problem-solving skills and a customer-based focus. Ensures the effectiveness of the CAPA program by collaborating with all functions and levels to drive food safety and quality improvements.

    • Manages all aspects of the laboratory. This includes calibration, maintenance and repair of lab and test equipment, proficiency testing, ordering supplies, 3rd party lab testing, training and development of laboratory technicians, compliance to laboratory methods, timely reporting of results and compliance to GLPs and company standards.

    • Manages and continuously improves the environmental sampling program to ensure the plant remains pathogen free, including evaluating and determining root cause when problems arise and provide recommendations for resolution.

    • Responsible for managing the customer complaint program, including responding to customer complaints in a timely manner and participating in formulation of corrective measures. Ensures awareness of customer complaints and related trends across the organization to drive awareness, problem solving and customer satisfaction.

    • Prepares the organization for and participates in customer and 3rd party audits, serving as a technical resource in areas of food safety and company food safety programs. Includes all functional areas to develop plant wide understanding and participation. Responds to findings in a timely and effective manner. Continuously seeks to find ways to improve effectiveness of quality systems.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Chemistry, Microbiology, Food Science or related field of study. 5+ years of job-related experience in a food manufacturing plant with exposure to regulatory and customer audits.
    • HACCP, PCQI and SQF Practitioner certifications


    Benefits
    • 401K
    • Vacation
    • Insurance (Health, Dental Vision)
    • Bonus Plan
    • Partial Gym Membership

  • Quality Systems and Compliance Manager
    Position Summary

    The Quality Systems and Compliance Manager is responsible for ensuring that products meet food safety and quality standards set by both Hudsonville Ice Cream and regulatory authorities. Seeks to instill a Quality Culture throughout the organization and continuously improve the effectiveness of Quality Systems.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Leads the site Food Safety Team. Provides leadership and develops team members to ensure the effectiveness of the site Food Safety Plan, prerequisite programs and quality systems throughout the supply chain. Works to achieve a site wide understanding of how to apply food safety principles.

    • Ensures the effectiveness of the Document Control and Record Program. This will ensure food safety and quality policies and procedures are updated and maintained and available as required.

    • Acts as the site lead for regulatory audits, serving as a technical resource in areas of food safety and company food safety programs.

    • Ensures compliance to all state and federal food safety regulations. Responds to findings in a timely and effective manner. Continuously seeks to find ways to improve effectiveness of quality systems that support food safety and regulatory compliance.

    • Supports preparation for and may participates in customer and 3rd party audits. Serves as a backup to the SQF Practitioner.

    • Manages the site Supplier Program to ensure all incoming ingredients are compliant to company and regulatory requirements. Strives to ensure the Supplier Program is robust and effective.

    • Manages new product implementation from concept to commercialization to ensure all products are compliant with food safety, regulatory and quality requirements at time of production. This includes updating product specifications, allergen identification, cleaning requirements, the Food Safety Plan, production set-up and testing requirements, ensuring label ingredient and allergen compliance, cleaning requirements, production set-up and testing requirements.


    • Serves as the Food Defense Coordinator.
    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Chemistry, Microbiology, Food Science or related field of study. 5+ years of job-related experience in a food manufacturing plant with exposure to regulatory and customer audits.
    • HAACP Certification, PCQI certification and SQF Practitioner certified.


    Benefits
    • 401K
    • Vacation
    • Insurance (Health, Dental Vision)
    • Bonus Plan
    • Partial Gym Membership