Foodmate US Career Opportunities

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Our team of dedicated professionals is backed by decades of poultry industry knowledge and experience, resulting in the engineering, development and implementation of highly innovative meat processing equipment geared to our clients’ ever-changing needs.
Innovative solutions FOR poultry processing

About Foodmate US

Foodmate US. Inc. is a leading poultry processing equipment provider, founded by industry experts in 2010. The company launch in the U.S. was a result of a successful product line development in the manufacturing facility located in the Netherlands.

As most successful stories go, Foodmate US’ timing was just right: the American Poultry Industry market was ready for the simple, modern and efficiently designed equipment Foodmate had to offer. In the last nearly 7 years, the company has shown an unprecedented exponential growth in the industry and has become the committed and reliable partner of major poultry processing plants.

In 2016, Foodmate secured the largest Cut-up System project in the U.S. Driven by research, paired with unmatched knowledge and decades of experience, it is the company’s mission to innovate, automate and bring cost-effective solutions to the industry.

Inc. magazine ranked Foodmate No. 885 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and midsized businesses. In addition, Foodmate was listed No.13 in the manufacturing sector and No. 38 in the state of Georgia.

Foodmate Career Opportunities

Why join our team?

Though we are growing exponentially, we still have the feel of a small company, with a family atmosphere. We really like and care for each other here!

We have a very generous compensation and benefits package, which includes:

  • Paid time off
  • 401k
  • Paid overtime
  • Medical, dental and vision coverages (dental and vision are 100% company paid)
  • HRA (Health Reimbursement Account) provided and funded by the company
  • Basic Life insurance
  • Suitable transportation
Innovative solutions FOR poultry processing

Career Opportunities

Location: North Atlanta Area / Ball Ground, GA

The I.T. Specialist is primarily responsible for working with the entire office support staff and remote users to support all mobile, desktop, and enterprise applications. This role will also be responsible for supporting SAP B1 users and functionality including report and query writing.
Duties and responsibilities:
  • Support for all desktop, mobile and Enterprise applications
  • Identifying, recommending and implementing proper network security for Enterprise systems and end users
  • Deployment of new applications and updates to applications
  • Support for email and email policies via Gmail
  • Managing firewall and firewall settings
  • Management of wired and wireless network
  • Hardware support – Printers, scanners, plotters, etc.
  • IT Asset management of all laptops, mobile devices, network components
  • Recommend and implement new technology
  • SQL query support for SAP
  • Report design and writing for SAP on Crystal Report platform
  • Support and deploy Office 365 for enterprise
  • Work with IT partners to solve daily and enterprise issues
  • Creates, upgrades and maintains Standard operating procedures
  • Provides training to end users on best practices and standard procedures
  • Responsible for all backups, system redundancies and IT disaster recovery
  • Works with internal clients to understand needs and identifying solutions
  • Works with internal clients to understand information needs and provides solutions to give output/reports the meet needs
  • IP Phone System support and maintenance
  • Migration to Domain server and Exchange server
  • Hardware purchasing and warranty maintenance
Systems to be supported:
  • Office 365
  • SAP B1
  • Crystal reports
  • Windows and Mac OS
  • SAP CoreSuite systems
  • SQL database
  • iPhone/iPad systems
  • AutoCad
  • SolidWorks
  • PLM administration
  • Gmail enterprise
  • Western Digital MyCloud
  • Concur expense and travel
  • Ring Central phone system
  • UniFi wireless system
  • Citrix
Qualifications
Education
2 year degree or equivalent certification
Skills
  • Analyst/statistics
  • Good presentation & communication skills
  • Microsoft Office i.e. PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Self-starter who does not require direct supervision
  • Ability to develop a plan, execute a plan, and report on findings
  • Customer service and ability to work with end-users to train effectively
Experience
Minimum of 3 years of I.T. or related experience

Location: North Atlanta Area / Ball Ground, GA

Objective:
  • Assist and implement all sales engineering strategies of the Foodmate organization.
  • Develop customer equipment layouts, integrated machinery concepts, various designs essential for equipment sales.
  • Help create and maintain opportunities and equipment proposals in SAP Business One.
  • Travel to customer facilities to collect data for equipment opportunities or projects.
Key Activities:
  • Develop customer equipment layouts and integrated machinery concepts using AutoCAD.
  • Coordinate with salesman, customers and vendors to facilitate sales engineering efforts.
  • Engineering Communications including SAP Business One, phone, email, and presentations.
  • Create equipment quotes in SAP B1.
  • Help create and/or maintain equipment opportunities in SAP B1.
  • Convert capital equipment quotes to sales orders in SAP B1.
  • Develop cost analysis excel worksheets from quotes, orders and item master data.
  • Develop payback analysis worksheets to support sales process.
  • Hand off capital equipment sales orders to Projects and Purchasing.
Structural Activities:
  • Autodesk software administration, purchasing, installation and support.
  • AutoCAD/LT/Factory Design Suite/DWG TrueView.
  • Solidworks software administration, purchasing, installation and support.
  • Solidworks, Enterprise PDM, eViewer.
  • Coordinate with FMNL factory on machine, assembly and part 2D and 3D data.
  • Supply parts sales with parts drawings as required.
  • Supply Marketing with engineering data as required.
General Duties:
  • Take initiative to propose improvements of sales engineering processes or procedures.
  • Help keep the office organized and neat.
  • Be supportive and proactive member of the Foodmate Team.
  • Provide hospitality to customers and visitors.
Education and Qualifications:
  • A.S. Degree in Engineering Technology or equivalent experience.
  • Meat/Poultry industry experience.
  • Sound knowledge of mechanical principles.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, with intermediate or better skills.
  • Working knowledge of MS-Office Suite, with intermediate or better Excel skills.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of new technologies and their engineering applications.
  • Ability to work individually and handle self-driven projects efficiently.
  • Conversant with business procedures, customer service and correspondence.
  • Time management, fixing priorities, organizational skills, attentiveness, accuracy in performance.
  • Effective presentation of information and strong spoken language skills for responding to managers, customers, and the general public.

Reports to: Service Manager

Objective: The electrical technician assembles, installs, tests and troubleshoots electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, apparatus and components using hand tools and power tools in a safe manner.  They will be expected to diagnose malfunctioning systems and components using test equipment and hand tools to determine issues and implement/suggest solutions.  This role will inspect electrical equipment and identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustments or repairs and ensure proper operation and compliance with all applicable codes, regulations and site specific operating procedures.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Servicing, repairing, and installing equipment and electrical controls used in the food/poultry processing industry.
  • Operates any equipment needed to safely perform job including proper lock out tag out (LOTO)
  • Repair and replace electrical motors, HMIs, PLCs, VFDs and other components used in Foodmate specific equipment control systems
  • Must be willing to learn specific systems and component functions used on Foodmate equipment to troubleshoot and repair as needed
  • Train and assist Foodmate technicians on setting up and weighing and vision system so they can go into the field and support the equipment
Qualifications:
  • Education
    • Industrial electrician certificate or verifiable experience.
    • Familiarity with Siemens Simatic Step 7 software desirable
  • Skills
    • Reading comprehension
    • Trouble shooting
    • Read and understand blueprints and schematics
    • Personal effectiveness and credibility
    • Problems solving and analysis
    • Install and troubleshoot wiring and control systems
    • Follow state and local regulations based on the National Electric Code
    • Must be self-motivated and willing to travel 90% of the time
    • Familiar with European electrical standards
Working conditions:This job will require about 90% travel and may include non-traditional work hours.  Some facilities will require help on 2nd and 3rd shifts.  The working conditions are normally within a poultry processing facility which can be cold or hot and a damp environment.  This position will require the use of personal protection devises (ear plugs, hard hat, and eye protection).  When not travel, work will be completed from hotels, home, and/or office.
 Physical requirements: This position will require extensive travel by car.

Location: Ball Ground, GA Reports to: Service Manager

The Services Department offers a service portfolio which includes maintenance services, process optimization, system upgrades and modifications and equipment malfunctioning situations. The Service Engineer I is responsible for the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting malfunctions of our equipment within the USA.
Essential Functions
  • Installs and maintains our equipment at customer location.
  • Provide technical assistance and support in equipment malfunctioning situations.
  • Responsible for delivering both timely and effective repairs/solutions as well as adequate training of the end-users to ensure optimal system performance, resulting in excellent customer satisfaction.
  • Demonstrate safe and responsible work habits to avoid injuries, damage to property and equipment, and to ensure maximum system up time and functionality.
  • Interface with customer, other service engineers, technical support personnel, and other professional.
  • Determines and recommend which spares of services fit best the customers’ need.
  • Instruct and train customer technical staff to solve similar problems.
  • Provide start up assistance and commissioning of new equipment at customer locations.
  • Provide assistance during project and equipment installations.
Qualifications and skills
  • A 2-year Technical Degree or comparable experience level.
  • 1-3 years of experience installing, repairing and maintaining technical advanced/electrical pneumatic/PLC/software controlled industrial machines and systems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to convey situations in a tactful, professional, diplomatic and logical manner.
  • Ability to work independently and remotely from the main office, with minimum supervision.
  • Self motivated, energetic, confident and creative professional.
  • Exhibits professional appearance and conduct in accordance with the Company Standards while working with end-users and the general public.
  • Prepared to travel up to 80%-90% of the time.

Location: Ball Ground, GA Reports to: Service Manager

The Services Department offers a service portfolio which includes maintenance services, process optimization, system upgrades and modifications and equipment malfunctioning situations. The Service Engineer II is responsible for the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting malfunctions of our equipment within the USA.
Essential Functions
  • Installs and maintains our equipment at customer location.
  • Provide technical assistance and support in equipment malfunctioning situations.
  • Responsible for delivering both timely and effective repairs/solutions as well as adequate training of the end-users to ensure optimal system performance, resulting in excellent customer satisfaction.
  • Demonstrate safe and responsible work habits to avoid injuries, damage to property and equipment, and to ensure maximum system up time and functionality.
  • Interface with customer, other service engineers, technical support personnel, and other professional.
  • Determines and recommend which spares of services fit best the customers’ need.
  • Instruct and train customer technical staff to solve similar problems.
  • Provide start up assistance and commissioning of new equipment at customer locations.
  • Provide assistance during project and equipment installations.
Qualifications and skills
  • A 2-year Technical Degree or comparable experience level.
  • 3-5 years of experience installing, repairing and maintaining technical advanced/electrical pneumatic/PLC/software controlled industrial machines and systems.
  • Minimum of 2 years in Field Services and/or troubleshooting experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to convey situations in a tactful, professional, diplomatic and logical manner.
  • Ability to work independently and remotely from the main office, with minimum supervision.
  • Self motivated, energetic, confident and creative professional.
  • Exhibits professional appearance and conduct in accordance with the Company Standards while working with end-users and the general public.
  • Prepared to travel up to 80%-90% of the time.

Location: Ball Ground, GA Reports to: Service Manager

The Services Department offers a service portfolio which includes maintenance services, process optimization, system upgrades and modifications and equipment malfunctioning situations. The Senior Service Engineer III is responsible for the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting malfunctions of our equipment within the USA.
Essential Functions
  • Installs and maintains our equipment at customer location.
  • Provide technical assistance and support in equipment malfunctioning situations.
  • Responsible for delivering both timely and effective repairs/solutions as well as adequate training of the end-users to ensure optimal system performance, resulting in excellent customer satisfaction.
  • Demonstrate safe and responsible work habits to avoid injuries, damage to property and equipment, and to ensure maximum system up time and functionality.
  • Interface with customer, other service engineers, technical support personnel, and other professional.
  • Determines and recommend which spares of services fit best the customers’ need.
  • Instruct and train customer technical staff to solve similar problems.
  • Mentor, train and direct the work of Service Engineers I and II.
  • Provide start up assistance and commissioning of new equipment at customer locations.
  • Provide assistance during project and equipment installations
Qualifications and skills
  • A 2-year Technical Degree or comparable experience level.
  • 5-10 years of experience installing, repairing and maintaining technical advanced/electrical pneumatic/PLC/software controlled industrial machines and systems.
  • Minimum of 2 years in Field Services and/or troubleshooting experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to convey situations in a tactful, professional, diplomatic and logical manner.
  • Ability to work independently and remotely from the main office, with minimum supervision.
  • Self motivated, energetic, confident and creative professional.
  • Exhibits professional appearance and conduct in accordance with the Company Standards while working with end-users and the general public.
  • Prepared to travel up to 80%-90% of the time.

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