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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.

  • 2nd Shift Sanitation Worker
    Position Summary:

    Shift hours- M-F- 1:30-11pm

    This is an entry level position requiring some experience. The Sanitor not only cleans equipment but is also involved in work including; preventative maintenance, plant cleaning, machine changeovers, cleaning and tear down of piping and equipment, assist with other mechanics, general cleaning, etc. You must operate safely and in compliance with food safety and GMP standards. This is position is responsible for carrying out and verifying sanitation.

    Job Responsibilities
    • 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.
    • Required to follow all safety requirements including LOTO, and the proper use of PPE (Personal protective equipment)
    • Assist in cross-training team members and co-workers as assigned.
    • Perform other duties 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.
    • General cleaning
    o Vacuuming & mopping
    o Mopping & use of auto-scrubber floor machines
    o Emptying trash
    o Dusting desks
    o Cleaning restrooms
    o Other duties as required
    • Willing to work overtime.
    Requirements:
    • 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
    • Required to follow all safety requirements including LOTO, and the proper use of PPE (Personal protective equipment)
    • Intermediate math skills
    • Must be detail oriented
    • Prior experience in a related field

    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.


  • Director of Information Technology
    Job summary:

    The IT director is responsible for the overall management, strategy and execution of our existing IT infrastructure, and advanced planning for the Company’s future IT needs relative to technology evolution, and Company strategy and growth.

    Summary of essential job functions
    • Provide the day-to-day support within a manufacturing environment.
    • Work with Manufacturing leadership teams to define goals and strategic opportunities
    • Provide the day-to-day support within a manufacturing environment. Assist all departments within the organization with their specific and unique information technology needs.
    o Understand (expert level with experience) VLAN networking, managed switches, servers, VPN access, firewall security, IP address conversions, VNC (remote access) and data collection.
    o Experience/knowledge with control devices (PLC, HMI) is preferred.
    o Ability to troubleshoot network issues.
    • Provide leadership to the capital processes, including scope and basic data development, project oversight and equipment commissioning.
    • Establish, monitor and take responsibility for an annual IT budget. Advise the CFO of anticipated required IT capex spending.
    • Develop standards for the routine upgrade and replacement of all company hardware. Track existing hardware and software inventory
    • Manage outsourced IT projects, including the scope of work, budget, completion status, and required on-site access.
    • Network with peers and leverage knowledge from other functions and corporate groups.
    • Provide recommendations for more efficient data collection and transmission, and reporting and data interpretation, as a means of generating competitive advantage for the business.
    • Maintain and assist in the most effective and consistent use of Hudsonville’s ERP and accounting software systems, including periodic reviews to ensure the software remains appropriate for current and future use.
    • Maintain current knowledge of and recommend appropriate new technology solutions applicable to Hudsonville’s business.
    • Ensure all sales portal and EDI systems are maintained and properly functioning.
    • Serve as the primary problem solver for employees needing help with company related IT issues.
    • Direct the company’s efforts in maintaining a secure environment, including necessary employee education.
    • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills and can clearly document and communicate technical information to non-technical users. Update all appropriate documentation including current user procedures, training materials etc.
    • Team player who enjoys working in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and can effectively deliver on job responsibilities within aggressive time lines

    Key Attributes:

    The successful candidate must be:
    • self-directed and self-aware
    • adept at setting priorities and effectively managing their time
    • comfortable working in a fast-paced work environment.
    • a creative problem solver
    • articulate and detail oriented

    Minimum requirements

    Five or more years of IT industry experience with an emphasis on using IT to deliver competitive advantage in a manufacturing setting. Bachelor’s Degree in Programming, Computer Science or related field. Knowledge of Hudsonville’s accounting and ERP systems is a strong plus. Strong written and interpersonal communication skills and attention to detail. Ability to successfully negotiate with vendors.

    Disclaimer
    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

    We are family owned and operated and have been making Michigan’s most delicious ice cream for over 90 years, headquartered in Holland, Michigan. Even though we’re 90 years old, we don’t act it. We have revolutionized the way ice cream is made by building the most progressive ice cream manufacturing facility in the country, ensuring safety first and producing the best tasting, creamiest ice cream that is genuine goodness! Our facility allows us to create unique flavors in small batches sourcing the freshest ingredients, including dairy from our local farms right here in Western Michigan. Our ice cream is beloved by those who know us in Michigan and it’s time to share Michigan’s best kept secret.

    We offer an excellent working environment with benefits including;

    •Competitive salary commensurate with experience
    •401K saving plan including a generous company matching program
    •Health care benefits including a Wellness incentive program and a health savings account plan
    •Subsidized gym membership program
    •Dental, Vision, Life insurance