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Mgr Business Analytics-Walmart (Req.#: 3312 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Sales     Job Location: Bentonville, AR

Manager of Business Analytics-Walmart

We have an open position for a Manager of Business Analytics in Bentonville, AR. Leads the strategic development of best-in-class business analytical capabilities and processes for the Wells Enterprises, Inc. Walmart customer team. Supports the development of key sales insights and information that will be instrumental in selling and presenting our strategic plans and product. Grows and develops the team in order to provide rich insights and opportunities to improve customer¿s category in addition to our internal sales performance.

Other Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

· Leads development of key business insights and proactively shares those with Walmart through both standard and ad-hoc reporting processes.

· Accountable for all aspects of promotional (COMAC) plans, including proper script development, analysis and progress tracking through defined performance metrics, recommendations based on insight and learning, internal and external communication, and development of best-practice processes for continuous improvement.

· Collaborates consistently with cross-functional teammates both on customer team and at corporate, supports development of strategic and annual plans and provides proactive insight-driven recommendations designed to improve overall business results.

· Leads all sales analysis for the Walmart customer team. Serves as functional expert and guides development, creation and continuous improvement of standard and ad-hoc sales reports.

· Builds a strong, effective, high-performing team by utilizing performance management methodology and functional skills while motivating, coaching and developing the next generation of leaders to perform to their maximum potential. Strengthens the quality of the team through talent management, succession planning and recruiting of strong talent that builds organizational capabilities and fits the Wells Enterprises culture.

· Stays connected to critical category insights and aligns sales analytics and initiatives to the long-term importance of driving category growth

If you are qualified and interested in this position:

*Assoc Marketing Mgr (Req.#: 3286 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Marketing     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

Associate Manager Category Analytics

We have an open position at our corporate center for an Associate Manager of Category Analytics in Le Mars, IA. The candidate will be responsible for providing syndicated data insights, analytical support, making recommendations to support business planning, and identifying key category growth opportunities for our customers.

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supports tactical implementation of Nielsen database changes and ongoing database maintenance.
  • Provides corporate and cross-channel syndicated data reporting as needed.
  • Supports Director of Category Management in broad-based category and shopper insight development and application.
  • Partners with Field Sales, CatMan, and Pricing & Promotions team members to identify key category growth opportunities for our customers.
  • Leads syndicated data analysis and provides recommendations to support annual plans, and corporate strategic planning in connection with primary and secondary research to recommend growth opportunities for Wells.
  • Trains and mentors internal customers in interpretation and usage of insights and analysis specifically related to category development. Builds individual capabilities to improve understanding of complex business issues to increase organizational value and grow Wells business partnerships.
  • Leads all ad-hoc corporate reporting required to satisfy both external (customer) and internal (corporate) requests.
  • Provides additional CatMan support to Field Sales team as back-up to Field CatMan where necessary.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Finance or any related field.
  • 3+ years of data analysis and insight generation leadership is preferred.
  • Knowledge of business analytics to identify customer opportunities to support plan execution is preferred.
  • Must have effective communication skills, both internally and directly with customers.

Wells Enterprises is an EEO/AA employer M/F/Vet/Dis

Hr Generalist-Nicp Evenings (Req.#: 3189 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Human Resources     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

Evening Operations HR Generalist

Wells is seeking a HR Generalist to provide HR/Training support in the evenings across the Le Mars, IA facilities. This position will have a targeted focus on executing and coordinating training initiatives, including, but not limited to, compliance training and training agendas for employees. In addition, the individual will assist client groups at the SICP, NICP and Logistics, by executing the tactical aspects of Human Resources in the areas of employee relations, labor relations, staffing, compensation and benefits. Therefore, the start time for this position will range from 1PM - 3 PM.

Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Coordinates, monitors and tracks training plans for employees who are newly hired, promoted or transferring into new positions. Provides regular reporting on status of training plans via key metrics.
  • Coordinates and acts as a resource in developing compliance training programs. Reports on compliance training progress and key training metrics to stakeholders.
  • Delivers training and development programs in partnership with OD team as needed.
  • Interprets company policies and counsels employees on employment issues. Assists with the implementation of new company policies and ensures compliance.
  • Consults with supervisors and managers on basic labor and employee relations issues. Assists management at the tactical level to resolve issues and develop solutions.
  • Partners with management team to effectively facilitate, administer and execute established performance management processes such as, 1:1s, coaching discussions, disciplinary action, performance development or improvement plans and formal performance reviews.
  • Participates in the recruitment and selection process for internal and external candidates. Responsible for interviewing and providing feedback on hiring decisions. Partners with Compensation to determine equitable employment offers.
  • Partners with other HR functions to disseminate departmental or company-wide communications effectively.
  • Coordinates departmental changes including: promotions, transfers, equity adjustments and restructures. Partners with management to create and/or update existing job descriptions as necessary.
  • Candidates must possess knowledge of HR policies and procedures and various employment laws and practices (ADA, FMLA, EEO, etc.).
  • Solid communication skills (verbal and written), as well as, effective interpersonal skills are required to establish business relationships with assigned groups.
  • Ability to evaluate situations, recommend options and implement solutions is also critical.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management or a related field or be actively working toward a degree.
  • Previous HR Generalist experience strongly preferred.
  • Manufacturing or production work environment strongly preferred.

Wells Enterprises is an EEO/AA employer M/F/Vet/Dis

Operations Manager-Nicp Nights (Req.#: 3158 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Manufacturing Prof     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

Operations Manager - Nights (North Ice Cream Plant)

We currently have an openings for an Operations Manager (Nights) at the North Ice Cream Plant in Le Mars, Iowa. This individual reports to the Plant Manager and oversees day-to-day execution of manufacturing activities in accordance with relevant food safety and sanitary legislation (FDA, etc.). Drives alignment of production strategies, goals and objectives with day-to-day activities in the areas of quality, safety, delivery and cost.

Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Manage day-to-day execution of production performance in the areas of safety, quality, cost and delivery and adherence to food safety and quality requirements.
  • Ensure execution of standards of work to ensure process compliance throughout the production functions.
  • Develop and build capability of people as individuals and teams through a variety of techniques and tools focused on motivation, teamwork, mentoring and coaching.
  • Support and maintain a continuous improvement (CI) culture across assigned work teams; serve as a leader of change across the function.
  • Manage and execute labor and production schedules and plans to ensure appropriate coverage in support of attainment goals. Actively seeks opportunities to optimize cost structure in the areas of materials, scheduling, labor, etc.
  • Support the execution of New Production Development, capital projects and other initiatives at the production phase.
  • Coordinate all aspects of production activities with a focus on effective and efficient start-up of equipment.
  • Other duties may be assigned by your manager as dictated by business necessity.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in related field or corresponding experience.
  • Minimum of (5) five years' experience in a medical, food, or nutritional product manufacturing setting.
  • Previous experience in a FDA / USDA regulated industry is required.
  • Candidates should also have demonstrated supervisory or management experience.
  • Strong knowledge of production and sanitation policies, practices and systems.

Wells Enterprises is an EEO/AA employer M/F/Vet/Dis

Assoc Mgr Category Analytics (Req.#: 3271 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Sales     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

Associate Manager Category Analytics

We have an open position at our corporate center for an Associate Manager of Category Analytics in Le Mars, IA. The candidate will be responsible for providing syndicated data insights, analytical support, making recommendations to support business planning, and identifying key category growth opportunities for our customers.

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supports tactical implementation of Nielsen database changes and ongoing database maintenance.
  • Provides corporate and cross-channel syndicated data reporting as needed.
  • Supports Director of Category Management in broad-based category and shopper insight development and application.
  • Partners with Field Sales, CatMan, and Pricing & Promotions team members to identify key category growth opportunities for our customers.
  • Leads syndicated data analysis and provides recommendations to support annual plans, and corporate strategic planning in connection with primary and secondary research to recommend growth opportunities for Wells.
  • Trains and mentors internal customers in interpretation and usage of insights and analysis specifically related to category development. Builds individual capabilities to improve understanding of complex business issues to increase organizational value and grow Wells business partnerships.
  • Leads all ad-hoc corporate reporting required to satisfy both external (customer) and internal (corporate) requests.
  • Provides additional CatMan support to Field Sales team as back-up to Field CatMan where necessary.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Finance or any related field.
  • 3+ years of data analysis and insight generation leadership is preferred.
  • Knowledge of business analytics to identify customer opportunities to support plan execution is preferred.
  • Must have effective communication skills, both internally and directly with customers.

Wells Enterprises is an EEO/AA employer M/F/Vet/Dis

Supervisor - Freezer (Req.#: 3111 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Manufacturing Prof     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

Freezer Supervisor - Nights (Freezer-South Ice Cream Plant)

We have an opening for a Freezer Supervisor on the night shift. The Supervisor is responsible for day-to-day supervision of assigned teams of employees who perform specific tasks as part of the freezer operations. Responsible for communicating expectations, managing accountability and delivering desired results in the areas of safety, quality, delivery and cost. The normal schedule will involve working mostly evenings Sunday through Thursday; hours are typically 4:00 p.m. until 3:00 a.m., with rotating weekend work.

Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Administer standards of work to ensure employees consistently, safely and effectively perform assigned tasks and responsibilities in accordance with established SOPs/Standard Work and document as required. Take ownership of the training and qualification process of all direct reports.
  • Support and maintain a continuous improvement (CI) culture across assigned work teams; serve as a leader of change.
  • Actively identify opportunities to optimize cost structure in the areas of materials, scheduling, labor, etc. managing daily improvement (MDI).
  • Monitor quality activities within the manufacturing processes to prevent quality failures and ensure compliance with plant manufacturing control programs (e.g., QMS) as well as company policies, food manufacturing GMPs, and relevant food safety regulations.
  • Communicate openly and effectively with assigned teams on a regular, frequent basis to ensure awareness and understanding of important information impacting the individual, team or operation.
  • Follow and enforce required safety policies, promote and acknowledge safe behavior and appropriately address safety related concerns. Foster peer to peer safety, quality, delivery and cost accountability.
  • Optimize labor schedules to ensure appropriate coverage in support of attainment goals and labor budget. Work proactively to minimize schedule changes and balance the needs of the operation.
  • Develop and build capability of people as individuals and teams through a variety of techniques and tools focused on motivation, teamwork, mentoring and coaching. Drive individual accountability and ownership of results.
  • Utilize and manage the necessary resources and processes across functions to achieve designated performance goals.
  • Take ownership for the results of the operation from end-to-end by working within assigned team, as well as, across shifts and cross-functionally with departments that impact the desired results of the operation.

Qualification include:

  • Understanding of our frozen foods distribution process.
  • Excellent leadership skills, flexibility, and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and people skills.
  • At least 2 years supervisory experience
  • A college degree is preferred.

Wells Enterprises is an EEO/AA employer M/F/Vet/Dis

Supervisor - Fluid Utilities (Req.#: 3258 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Manufacturing Prof     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

Supervisor of Fluid Utilities (South Ice Cream Plant)

We currently have an opening for a Night Shift Fluid Utilities Supervisor at the South Ice Cream Plant in Le Mars, Iowa. Start times will vary between 5 p.m. and 7p.m. and typically have a 10 hour shift.

This individual reports to the Manager of Tech Services, and is responsible for supervising the execution of cost effective and timely maintenance work necessary for the operation of utilities systems and production operations. This includes directing, coordinating and supporting refrigeration maintenance personnel.

Primary responsibilities may include:

  • Proactively analyzes and forecasts department manpower vs. workload to determine most appropriate staffing levels, work schedules, and outsourcing requirements.
  • Monitors labor utilization variances to ensure maximum work effectiveness.
  • Work cooperatively with Fluid Utilities Planner. Responsible for establishing priorities for personnel and scheduling all planned and emergent work to individual technicians, ensuring that work is completed as efficiently as possible, maximizing employee productivity.
  • Follows up with completed and in-progress work to ensure that work is completed correctly, professionally, and on-time. Reviews completed work and work patterns by craftsmen to identify non-scheduled work that can be transitioned to proactive work.
  • Monitors failures to ensure that the root cause analysis program is implemented appropriately and effectively.
  • Works cooperatively with the Facility Refrigeration Engineer and PSM Coordinator in regard to PSM. Directly responsible for ensuring PSM compliance in regard to employee training, refresher training, SOP refresher training, and other tasks executed by refrigeration technicians.
  • Responsible for training personnel to ensure that they can execute required maintenance tasks and to meet regulatory requirements. Responsible for guiding and coaching refrigeration technicians through the skills progression process.
  • Coordinates on a day-to-day basis to ensure that customer needs are met. Coordination with other maintenance and operation teams, along with external resources will be required. This also includes ensuring that personnel respond to downtime calls, troubleshooting issues, and ensuring that systems are operating reliably.
  • Seeks out and develops opportunities to improve the reliability of plant assets and improve overall plant performance.

In addition to the responsibilities listed above, other duties may be assigned by your manager as dictated by business necessity.

Qualification:

  • Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree or equivalent technical experience.
  • 3+ years previous utilities or industrial maintenance experience.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • Candidate will be part of the HAZMAT team.

Wells Enterprises is an EEO/AA employer M/F/Vet/Dis

Programmer Analyst (Req.#: 2968 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Information Technology     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

Programmer Analyst

Wells Enterprises currently has a Programmer Analyst opening on our Web Development Team at our Corporate Office in Le Mars, IA. We are considering all candidates from recent graduates to experienced Professionals. Final position will be determined based on candidate skills and experience. We are a team based environment where each team supports key business areas. The Web Development Team develops and maintains the company¿s internal and external Websites, such as bluebunny.com. It is involved in social media infrastructure, web analytics, SEO, surveys, and search capabilities.

Primary Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Analyzes, designs, develops, maintains and improves business processes and corresponding software applications to allow Wells Enterprises to function according to user needs for the assigned area. This is accomplished according to the priorities and direction established by management. Guidance and assistance will come from other members of the Application Development team as needed.
  • Exhibits proficient technical skills/abilities required for developing, implementing and maintaining business software applications within specified time frames, using the tools required for the position.
  • Utilizes independent judgment to efficiently create technical solutions by applying skills and knowledge as well as interpreting business requirements and strategy.
  • Tests/debugs application systems to ensure accuracy, standards compliance, meet requirements, and have acceptable response times while adhering to time constraints and project deadlines. Documents application systems and procedures according to organizational needs. This includes test scripts, LDRP, maintenance, process, training, customer, etc., ensuring compliance with department standards and proper handoff to testing team.
  • Technically lead efforts of small to moderately complex projects, occasionally giving direction to other team members, and at times internal customers. Prioritizes in accordance with guidance provided and organizational needs, meeting specified time line/s. Proactive problem-solving, multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail with systematic and thorough documentation skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to analyze moderately complex assignments, define and create solutions.

Qualifications include:

  • Knowledge of ASP.NET, C#, JavaScript, JQuery, CSS, PL/SQL, Team Foundation Server (TFS), Google Analytics, ExactTarget, IIS, Mobile technology, SharePoint, MS SQL Server and Oracle databases in a complex environment.
  • A motivated, self-starting, meticulous, conscientious, analytical, and objective-driven team player who is a quick learner, and has good troubleshooting and communication skills.
  • Bachelor¿s degree in MIS, Computer Science, or Engineering, plus some experience with programming and designing of web sites and web applications.

We will train recent graduates depending on GPA and other solid traits.

Wells Enterprises is an EEO/AA employer M/F/Vet/Dis

Operations Supervisor- Nights (Req.#: 3184 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Manufacturing Prof     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

Operations Supervisor - Nights

We currently have an opening for a Nights Operations Supervisor for the Extrusion area at our South Ice Cream Plant in Le Mars, Iowa.

This individual is responsible for day-to-day supervision of assigned teams of employees who perform specific tasks as part of operations (production, warehouse, freezer, etc.) activities in a food manufacturing environment. Responsible for communicating expectations, managing accountability and delivering desired results in the areas of safety, quality, delivery and cost. Assures employees complete tasks in accordance with relevant company and legislative food safety and food quality requirements.

Primary responsibilities may include:

  • Utilize and manage the necessary resources and processes across functions to achieve designated performance goals. Take ownership for the results of the operation from end-to-end by working within assigned team, as well as, across shifts and cross-functionally with departments that impact the desired results of the operation.
  • Administer standards of work to ensure employees consistently, safely and effectively perform assigned tasks and responsibilities in accordance with established SOPs/Standard Work and document as required. Take ownership of the training and qualification process of all direct reports.
  • Optimize labor schedules to ensure appropriate coverage in support of attainment goals and labor budget. Work proactively to minimize schedule changes and balance the needs of the operation.
  • Support and maintain a continuous improvement (CI) culture across assigned work teams; serve as a leader of change. Actively identify opportunities to optimize cost structure in the areas of materials, scheduling, labor, etc. managing daily improvement (MDI).
  • Monitor quality activities within the manufacturing processes to prevent quality failures and ensure compliance with plant manufacturing control programs (e.g., QMS) as well as company policies, food manufacturing GMPs, and relevant food safety regulations.
  • Communicate openly and effectively with assigned teams on a regular, frequent basis to ensure awareness and understanding of important information impacting the individual, team or operation.
  • Follow and enforce required safety policies, promote and acknowledge safe behavior and appropriately address safety-related concerns. Foster peer to peer safety accountability.
  • Develop and build capability of people as individuals and teams through a variety of techniques and tools focused on motivation, teamwork, mentoring and coaching. Drive individual accountability and ownership of results. Foster peer to peer accountability in the areas of safety, quality, delivery and cost.

In addition to the responsibilities listed above, other duties may be assigned by your manager as dictated by business necessity.

Qualified applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree with preference given to those having current or prior supervisory experience in the food products industry.

Wells Enterprises is an EEO/AA employer M/F/Vet/Dis

Maintenance Tech St. George (Req.#: 2003 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Engineering     Job Location: St.. George, UT

We have an opening in Maintenance at our Ice Cream Plant in St. George Utah. Qualified applicants must have a strong mechanical and electrical maintenance background with a minimum of 2 years industrial maintenance experience or a degree from a technical school. This position will require knowledge of production machinery repair, troubleshooting, pneumatics and hydraulic, centrifugal pump repair, welding experience in ARC/TIG/MIG, electrical/electronic skills including knowledge of PLC's, 24VDC control systems, 3phase 480/240/208VAC and the ability to read electrical and electronic prints. Must have good communication skills and the ability to work well with others, as well as, on your own with minimal direction from your supervisor. F/M/V/D encouraged to apply. EOE/AA
Production Line Assistant -Sg (Req.#: 1570 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Manufacturing     Job Location: St. George, UT

The maker of Blue Bunny Ice Cream is now seeking full-time (12 hour shifts) and part time (6 hour shifts) production workers in our St. George, Utah facility for day and night shifts. We are looking for team-oriented people who pride themselves on hard work and dedication. Employees must be quality conscious and capable of producing high quality dairy products. We need people who enjoy physical work, are capable of working as part of a team, and can maintain accuracy while working in a demanding environment. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, have a good work history, able to perform the functions of manufacturing work, ability to make decisions and problem solve, and can communicate with other co-workers in relation to working safely. In exchange, we offer a very competitive salary and hourly night shift premium. A post offer pre-employment background check and drug screen is required. **Due to the large number of applications received, only those who fit the qualifications will be contacted. No phone calls, emails, electronic communications, or onsite visits, please.*** EOE, FEMALES AND MINORITIES are encouraged to apply.
Programmer Analyst (Req.#: 2691 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Information Technology     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

Programmer/Analyst

Wells Enterprises currently have a Programmer/Analyst opening on our Inventory Logistics Team at our corporate office. We are considering all candidates from recent graduates to experienced Professionals. Final position will be determined based on candidate's skills and experience. We are a team based environment where each team supports key business areas. The Inventory Logistics team supports the Procurement, Warehouse (Dry & Frozen), and Transportation areas.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Analyzes, designs, develops, maintains and improves business processes and corresponding software applications to allow Wells Enterprises to function according to user needs for the assigned area. This is accomplished according to the priorities and direction established by management. Guidance and assistance will come from other members of the Application Development team as needed.
  • Exhibits proficient technical skills/abilities required for developing, implementing and maintaining business software applications within specified time frames, using the tools required for the position.
  • Utilizes independent judgment to efficiently create technical solutions by applying skills and knowledge as well as interpreting business requirements and strategy.
  • Tests/debugs application systems to ensure accuracy, standards compliance, meet requirements, and have acceptable response times while adhering to time constraints and project deadlines.
  • Documents application systems and procedures according to organizational needs. This includes test scripts, LDRP, maintenance, process, training, customer, etc., ensuring compliance with department standards and proper handoff to testing team.
  • Technically leads efforts of small to moderately complex projects, occasionally giving direction to other team members, and at times internal customers.
  • Prioritizes in accordance with guidance provided and organizational needs, meeting specified time line(s).
  • Proactive problem-solving, multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail with systematic and thorough documentation skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to analyze moderately complex assignments, define and create solutions.
  • Knowledge with Oracle Purchasing, Warehouse Management, and Transportation Management Applications and uses various Oracle Development technologies (Oracle Forms/Reports, APEX, PLSQL, Java, JavaScript).
  • Motivated, self-starting, meticulous, conscientious, analytical, and objective-driven team player who is a quick learner, and has good troubleshooting and communication skills.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree in MIS, Computer Science, or Engineering.
  • Experience with development or support of Operations or Supply Chain applications.

We will consider soon to be, or recent grads, depending on GPA and other solid traits.

Wells Enterprises is an EEO/AA employer M/F/Vet/Dis

Financial Mgr Sales & Mktg (Req.#: 3295 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Accounting and Finance     Job Location: Bentonville, AR

Finance Manager

We have an opening in our finance department in our Bentonville, Arkansas Office for a Financial Manager Sales and Marketing. This role with be supporting our sales team in financial analysis.

Other responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Monitor, evaluate and analyze trade spending promotions for volume lift and impact of profitability.
  • Lead reporting and analysis on customer P & L's and advise on margin enhancement.
  • Create and manage the sales trade spending annual budgets.
  • Partner with Sales & Marketing to maximize trade spend budgets.
  • Assist in portfolio analysis and new product support.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting
  • 5-7 years finance experience in manufacturing environment.
  • Experience within trade spending preferred.
  • Supervisory experience a plus.
  • Thorough knowledge of financial processes.
  • Advance knowledge of Microsoft Excel required; Oracle preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to accurately interpret and process data with attention to detail.

Wells Enterprises is an EEO/AA employer M/F/Vet/Dis

Seasonal Production (Req.#: 3304 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Manufacturing     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

Thank you for your interest in employment with Wells Enterprises, Inc. and its subsidiaries. Due to the nature of the products we make, we take applications year round for our production, sanitation, and freezer areas. We generally extend offers of employment during the months of October through April to maintain a steady seasonal workforce during our peak season. Although we may not have an immediate opening for you, we encourage you to apply at any time. Your application will remain active for one year. You may also wish to visit our Sioux City staffing office, and converse with our staff to establish your best opportunity with Wells. Our seasonal positions offer steady work, valuable manufacturing skills, and frequently a lifelong career with Wells.

Wells Enterprises is an EEO/AA employer M/F/Vet/Dis

Assistant General Counsel (Req.#: 3298 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Executive     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

Assistant General Counsel

We have an opening in our Legal Department in our LeMars, Iowa Office for an Assistant General Counsel. The Assistant General Counsel will be a key member of the Wells Enterprises legal team and will coordinate with our business teams on various initiatives. This position will work on customer contracts, marketing activities, regulatory compliance, and litigation management. The Assistant General Counsel reports directly to the Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Negotiate and draft contracts related to the sale of branded food products;
  • Provide legal counsel to business teams by identifying, analyzing, and addressing legal risks;
  • Responsible for compliance with food regulations, antitrust laws, and advertising requirements;
  • Review basic transactional documents such as non-disclosure agreements, secured transaction documents, and credit support instruments;
  • Manage commercial litigation and coordinate with outside counsel.

Preferred Candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • Law degree and bar membership;
  • At least 3-5 years of experience focused on transactional matters and contract drafting;
  • Law firm experience preferred;
  • Legal experience in the food industry is a plus;
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills and ability to interact with and provide advice to senior management; and
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Wells Enterprises is an EEO/AA employer M/F/Vet/Dis

Safety-Health Specialist (Req.#: 3272 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Manufacturing Prof     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

Safety Health Specialist

Wells Enterprises Inc. has an opening in the South Ice Cream Plant in Le Mars, IA for a Safety Health Specialist. Job responsibilities for this position include: A Safety and Health Team Professional that supports the effective implementation of the Wells' Enterprises Safety and Health program at the plant/area level. This role provides day-to-day oversight of Safety and Health activities for their respective facility/ department personnel. Position directs the fulfillment of the Wells' Dairy Safety Vision by implementing and maintaining programs, policies, and procedures that safeguard and support employees, visitors, and property of the Company.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Design and develop of work area processes and procedures, making health and safety recommendations accordingly.
  • Sustain Total Process Management (TPM), Engineering & Construction Projects, Process Safety Management (PSM), Workers' Compensation Program Development and Business Continuity-Crisis Management Programs.
  • Manage the creation, development, and delivery of value based Safety and Health Training and promote safety and health values or achievements by creating promotional campaigns that celebrate goal attainment.
  • Guide Plant or Area Management and Employees relative to the implementation and enforcement of safety and health concepts, processes, and procedures. Create and review policies, programs, and forms assuring compliance with best practice safety and health practices.
  • Design, implement, maintain, and lead facility specific programs, policies, and procedures that adhere to federal, state, and local safety and health regulations. Keeps up-to-date of any changes to laws and regulations that may negatively affect the organization and make safety and health recommendations accordingly.
  • Provide guidance, support, and coordination with Corporate Safety, Health, & Wellness Department with alleged Federal or State Safety and Health violations, current safety and health performance, or vulnerabilities that may result in disciplinary actions due to non-compliance with established company policies.
  • Effectively communicate policy recommendations, both orally and in writing to a broad spectrum of audiences as part of the employee safety and health education and awareness program.
  • Provides the expertise, guidance, and leadership for the development, implementation, and sustainability of a world-class safety, health, and wellness process that creates a "reduced-risk" environment at the plant area level.
  • Respond to emergencies (company-wide as needed) involving hazardous material releases, facility destruction, extreme weather, and property damage incidents; prepare reports of findings and submit recommendations.

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Safety and Health, Business, Industrial Technology, Industrial Hygiene, or related disciplines; or the equivalent in education and work experience.
  • Knowledge technical experience in a related field and the ability to develop and understand safety and health systems.
  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills, interactive abilities, and effective organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to a diverse workforce.

Wells Enterprises is an EEO/AA employer M/F/Vet/Dis

Process Controls (Req.#: 2896 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Manufacturing     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

PROCESS CONTROLS

We have an opening for a Process Control Tech I at our South Ice Cream Plant. The primary duties of this position will be under general supervision, performs and inspects preventive maintenance, calibration, and repair of electrical and electronic components.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Troubleshoot, replace, calibrate, and test malfunctioning (pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical, and mechanical) components on high speed machinery systems, and process control systems.
  • Inspect, clean, treat for corrosion and perform system operational checks on high speed machinery systems, industrial control systems, and instrumentation systems.
  • Perform on line edits, and program changes with Rockwell PLC¿s including using RS logix 5, RS Logix 500, RS Logix 5000, and RS Linx software.
  • Analyze and repair components using conventional and digital multi meters, voltmeters, ohmmeters and hand tools.
  • Diagnose mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical circuitry malfunctions using visual and auditory senses, test components and technical publications.
  • Design and build industrial control panels for control upgrades, or for new equipment and processes.
  • Maintaining and establishing compliance with all Federal, State, and local rules and written regulations while encouraging positive behavior to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Monitor work factors for safe working environment, facilities, tools, and equipment.
  • Model and maintain good housekeeping policy and promotes actions to enhance corporate environmental stewardship.

Qualifications include:

  • A minimum of 2-year Associates Degree in a controls-related field.
  • Or a minimum of 2 years industrial control systems experience.
  • Or a minimum of 2 years maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.

Wells Enterprises is an EEO/AA employer M/F/Vet/Dis

Packaging Engineer (Req.#: 3016 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Engineering     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

Packaging Engineer

Wells Enterprises currently has a position open for a Packaging Engineer in the corporate center located in Le Mars, IA. Responsibilities of a Packaging Engineer include: provide support to the internal customer base of Wells Enterprises in: New Product Development (NPD), Plant troubleshooting on packaging materials, Specification Management, and Qualification of materials and vendors.

Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Conducts oneself in a professional manner, respectful of the company culture and the employees of Wells. Is personable, is someone co-workers enjoy working with and demonstrates solid communication skills.
  • Makes good, fact based decisions through a mixture of analysis and judgment. Delivers reliably on the tasks given on agreed timelines. Learns quickly when facing new challenges and is open to change. Has demonstrated the problem solving skills essential to continuous improvement and root cause analysis.
  • Capable of providing technical knowledge on the range of packaging mediums utilized at Wells.
  • Understands and has the capability to perform physical and functional attribute testing on packaging material; and utilizes the software available for packaging development and analysis.
  • Established relationships with key vendors and utilizes the contacts and material expertise of industry professionals as necessary in the daily work.
  • Understands the steps in NPD and the role and responsibility of the Packaging Engineer in the process. Is capable of providing the necessary packaging expertise to deliver to Marketing the design and specification required.
  • Capable of developing and updating (as required) specifications for packaging into the business operating software (Oracle). Follows the Packaging development process as outlined.
  • Recommends packaging improvements that may lead to operational efficiency improvements, lower waste and reduce total costs.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering is preferred.
  • Packaging engineering degree is preferred
  • 1-5 years of on the job training is desired or the commiserative of 10+ years of on the job experience.

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Supply Hauler Nights Sicp (Req.#: 3071 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Manufacturing     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

Supply Hauler

Materials Management has one opening for the position of CAT A Supply Handler in the Le Mars South Ice Cream Plant in the Hallway. This position is Nights with the start time being either 5 p.m. or 6 p.m. depending on business needs. Shifts are Sunday through Thursday with some Friday or Saturday work required, according to business needs.

Primary Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Safety among coworkers and practicing safe work habits at all times.
  • Receiving raw materials in the plant.
  • Delivering raw materials to the production lines and preparing raw materials for return to the warehouses.
  • Emptying production waste from line-side dumpsters.
  • Interacting with production line operators and line crews continuously throughout the shift.
  • Providing input and feedback for process improvements.
  • Maintaining a neat, orderly receiving dock and raw material hallway.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications include:

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of the Materials Management team by providing timely, effective communication, and must be willing to assist co-workers as needed.
  • Knowledge of Oracle, WMS, and Windows applications, will have proficient math skills, and must be detail-oriented with good organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work with little supervision or direction on a daily basis.
  • Possess outstanding customer-service skills and the ability to foster positive business relationships with multiple departments.
  • Able to certify in Powered Industrial Truck operation with various pieces of equipment used daily.
  • Lift and move raw materials weighing up to 50 lbs, and must be able to safely transfer containers of raw material ingredients weighing in excess of 400 lbs.

Interviews will be scheduled on the same shift as the open position.

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Hr Recruitment Administrator (Req.#: 3306 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Human Resources     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

HR Recruitment Administrator

We have an opening for a HR Recruitment Administrator at our employment office in Sioux City, IA. This position is responsible for driving recruitment objectives by providing administrative support and coordination to the talent acquisition functions throughout the organization.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Assists with new hire orientation, ensures all paperwork and compliance information is in place.
  • Promotes Affirmative Action goals and initiatives; ensures adherence to OFFCP guidelines, employment verification/I-9 compliance and to all federal, state, and local regulations governing the employment process.
  • Coordinates and reviews applications as part of the internal job posting process. Support hiring managers and business partners to determine qualifications, schedule interviews and ensure timely process flow.
  • Responsible for all administrative functions of the talent acquisitions functions including invoicing, candidate expenses, pre-employments checks, etc.
  • Maintains and updates talent management tracking system. Ensures system data integrity to achieve full utilization of tracking system. Also includes the accurate reporting of internal and temporary movements.
  • Assists with the sourcing process, schedules/coordinates interview itineraries and travel arrangements for candidates.
  • Participates in job fairs and recruitment efforts as necessary.
  • Ensures that all pre-employment screenings (i.e. drug screens, background checks, MVR, are conducted and applicant flow maintained.

In addition to the responsibilities listed above, other duties may be assigned by your supervisor, as dictated by business necessity.

Associates Degree in HR preferred. Associates Degree in Human Resources or related area preferred. Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in an HR related field

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Intern Salary N-E (Req.#: 3285 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Manufacturing Prof     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

Process Control Intern

We have an opening for a Process Control Intern in LeMars, Iowa. This internship will be supporting the full-time people with performing and inspecting preventive maintenance, calibration, and repair of electrical and electronic components and control systems.

In addition to the responsibilities listed above, other duties may be assigned by your supervisor, as dictated by business necessity.

Preferred candidates should possess a High school diploma or equivalent GED, 2 year degree preferred.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this position, to be considered for an interview you must complete an online application at

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Freezer Maintenance Nights (Req.#: 3299 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Manufacturing     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

Freezer Maintenance

We have an opening in Freezer Maintenance. This position is located in Le Mars, IA at the Freezer at the South Ice Cream Plant. The hours are STRAIGHT NIGHTS; shift hours will be 4:30 pm- 3:00 am; Sunday through Thursday. Some weekend work will be required with days off and hours subject to change as business needs dictate.

Primary duties include:

  • Maintaining and repairing the Intec machine, the crane system, tracks and conveyors, overhead doors, wrapping machines.
  • General freezer maintenance.
  • Flexibility is a must.

Qualifications include:

  • A solid mechanical background
  • Electrical experience would be beneficial.

Interviews will be scheduled on the same shift as the open position.

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Assoc Mgr Marketing Research (Req.#: 3199 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Marketing     Job Location: Le Mars, IA

Associate Manager, Marketing Research

Wells Enterprises, Inc. has an opening for an Associate Manager, Marketing Research at our Corporate Headquarters in Le Mars, Iowa. This Associate Manager position will deliver against our "Consumer is Boss" focus and the resulting additional insight initiatives across our business. This position will enable the Marketing Research team to continue building additional internal research capabilities to cost efficiently and proactively address NPD, business innovation and information needs.

Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Designs and coordinates research projects related to NPD, packaging, advertising, brand and business innovation. Analyzes, interprets, summarizes and provides recommendations from the research data and insights to assist product and business decision-making.
  • Manages and leverages the internal consumer-based survey resources to cost efficiently seek value-added insights.
  • Assists in guiding the NPD process through converting insight and learning into actionable strategies and tactics. Manages on-going and new tracker studies, evolving the analyses and insight generation to business situations and providing recommendations.
  • Works with non-traditional internal and sometimes external clients to develop, execute and provide insights and recommendations to requests for research assistance.
  • Develops, strengthens and leverages new and preferred vendor relationships.
  • Assists the Director of Marketing Research and Manager of Sensory with strategic focused research initiatives.
  • Other duties may be assigned by your supervisor, as dictated by business necessity.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, or a closely related field.
  • MBA is preferred, particularly with a non-marketing undergrad.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of Market Research experience in a B2C company.
  • Passion for researching consumer understanding/insights is critical.
  • Qualitative and Quantitative project management experience in CPG or consumable goods industry with a consumer recognized brand.
  • Experience working in an insight driven-innovation based NPD company culture with a background in utilizing a diverse array of research methodologies, tools and techniques.
  • Experience in working with Nielsen/syndicated data and online community development/management is a plus.

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Category Development Mgr Ii (Req.#: 3274 ) Apply Now
Job Type: Marketing     Job Location: Bentonville, AR

Category Development Manager II

We have an open position for a Category Development Manager II in Bentonville, AR. The candidate will work with our current Category Management team and customer, Walmart, as a Category Advisor/Validator, leading development of detailed analytics and insights designed to maximize category growth. This candidate will proactively develop customer relationships and lead the respective sales organization in "best practices" regarding customer category development.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Leads development of actionable category insights and provide recommendations to Walmart that can significantly grow category sales.
  • Supports both the Packaged Ice Cream and the Frozen Novelties category in achieving total category Business Plan goals by leading the development of category reviews, managing planogram creation and execution and supporting all other category development functions.
  • Recognized as field-level customer expert. Work with Customer Insights team to identify key customer decision makers, strategies, company facts, history and other relevant information, using knowledge to support business recommendations.
  • Trains and mentors internal Wells¿ Dairy category analysts and insight teams in interpretation and usage of insights and analysis. Through education and consistent reinforcement is able to build category development skills of sales partners to a level of "best-in-class" customer business partners.
  • Manages multiple customer needs and prioritizes work according to best return of effort to the organization. Proactively partners with Walmart to strengthen business relationships and assists in establishing Wells' as their leading category consultants.
  • Skillfully levers multiple data sources and insights when building plans and recommendations. Incorporates direct customer input; uses pricing and promotional analysis, marketing, logistics and supply chain data in business recommendations when relevant.

Qualified Candidates should have the following:

  • College degree preferred.
  • Certifications in Category Management/Development.
  • Firsthand experience working with Walmart, with specific experience working as a category advisor and/or validator in Bentonville, Arkansas.
  • Proficient and effective in Retail Link, as well as third party data warehousers.
  • Knowledge of Shiloh systems is a significant advantage.
  • 7+ years of first-hand experience in category management/development and proven history of working directly with customers.
  • Experience in planogram development, both practical software applications as well as assortment strategy.
  • Knowledge of Category Management Principles and Terminology near expert level.
  • Knows how to use different software applications for planogram development and analytics.
  • Ability to use syndicated data (IRI/Nielsen) to assist in business analytics.

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