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Searcy

Corporate Industrial Engineer (Illinois or Arkansas)

Company

At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team. Join our team and let your ambition flourish.

The Opportunity 

The Corporate Industrial Engineer develops and leads projects across supply chain to increase productivity, maximize efficiency, reduce waste, and drive down product costs wherever possible.  Ideal candidate will possess strong leadership and project management skills, is a self-starter, and has a strong background in IE, Plant Engineering/Operations, and IE/Productivity Engineering including Continuous Improvement, Lean, and Six Sigma tools.  Position location Searcy, AR or Lansing, IL. 

Responsibilities

  • Act as Corporate Industrial Engineer resource for establishing work measurement programs, conducting motion studies, and recommending methods for improving worker efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities.
  • Act as Project Manager on plant or corporate initiatives, focusing on cost reduction projects.
  • Support Marketing and R&D on new product development projects as assigned.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a science related discipline.
  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in Meat Plant Operations/Engineering.
  • Preferred 3 years minimum experiences in Continuous Improvement/Industrial Engineering role.
  • Experience in time measurement techniques.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other analytical software.

Cost Accountant

Company

At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team. Join our team and let your ambition flourish.

The Opportunity

The Cost Accountant is responsible for preparing and validating our plant’s monthly financial reporting, analyzing, identifying and resolving discrepancies.  This position requires an individual to have a strong skill set in the following areas; attention to detail, analytical, highly organized self-starter with the ability to multi-task and have excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the completion of plant’s monthly financial reporting.
  • Responsible for the completion of plant’s monthly management reporting.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining a strong working relationship with plant manufacturing department leaders and staff.
  • Analyze changes in products, raw materials, and manufacturing processes to determine effects on cost.
  • Identify and recommend areas for continuous and process improvement.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other database systems.
  • Some travel required.