Working Together Since 1886
At Mennel, we recognize the strength of our people, and attribute our company’s long-standing history and reputation in the industry to the dedication and strength of our team. Today, Mennel employs over 600 team members and has grown to include more than 30 sites in 6 states.
Our continued growth validates our responsibility to meet the changing needs of our customers. Being mindful of our 130-year legacy, at Mennel we strive to continuously challenge our team to “bring their best” through passion, innovation and investment in new technology, facilities, diversification, and talent.
A Career at Mennel
Consider the opportunities ...
We are a growing company adding both management and entry-level positions.
Whether you're a new grad or a seasoned veteran in the workforce, we may have a job for you. We're seeking motivated individuals who have an interest in working in one of our expanding divisions -- milling, grain, bakery mix and foodservice, transportation and logistics, and service.
Career Training and Advancement
- Maintenance Apprenticeship
- Operations Summer Internship
- Career Advancement Trainee Programs
To learn more, please contact our recruitment team at email@example.com or 419-435-8151, Ext. 95131.
Mt Olive, IL
The purpose of this position is to work with personnel from MMC Transport, Mennel Flour Mills, Sales and customers to ensure customer satisfaction. This position will sustain the food safety policy, mission, purpose and quality statements of the Mennel Milling Company.
Director of Milling Operations
The purpose of this position is to be responsible for the overall direction, guidance and management of Mennel Milling’s flour milling division and personnel. This position is ultimately responsible for establishing the direction and standards for all milling locations in order to achieve operational excellence in all facets of the...
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Technician (General Laborer)
This is an entry level production/general laborer position. As a Technician, you will be trained on various jobs throughout the facility including production/mixing, packaging, warehouse operations, quality control and sanitation.
The purpose of this position is to provide maintenance support to the facility through maintaining and improving the on-going reliability of the plant equipment, machinery, and processing systems. This position will sustain the food safety policy, mission, purpose and quality statements of the Mennel Milling Company.
Extrusion Packing Technician
The purpose of this position is to operate and maintain the extrusion plant processing and packing equipment and systems in a safe and efficient manner. This position is responsible for meeting the extrusion production schedule and for producing product that meets established product quality standards and specifications. This position will...
The purpose of this position is to maintain a safe, clean and efficient operation of the Mill in all areas of production. To understand the mill and cleaning house flows and know how to adjust machinery for maximum performance. Perform all job requirements keeping food safety as your highest priority.
Director of R&D
The Director of Research and Development will proactively utilize practical and applied research to add value to the Company products and services.
The purpose of this position is to transport product in a safe and efficient manner.
The purpose of this position is to clean bulk trailers and assist in the daily operations and sanitary condition of the facility. This position will sustain the food safety policy, mission, purpose and quality statements of the Mennel Milling Company.
The purpose of this position is to assist in the daily operations and sanitary condition of the facility. This position will sustain the food safety policy, mission, purpose and quality statements of the Mennel Milling Company.
The primary purpose of this position is to operate the grain elevator to receive, store, condition, dry, transfer, and load out grain. This position will sustain the food safety policy, mission, purpose and quality statements of the Mennel Milling Company.
The purpose of this position is to support production, quality and warehouse through maintaining and improving the on-going reliability of the plant equipment and machinery. This position will sustain the food safety policy, mission, purpose and quality statements of the Mennel Milling Company.
Operations Team Leader
The purpose of this position is to lead, motivate, and develop employees to achieve outstanding manufacturing results, while leveraging continuous improvement (Lean/TPM) tools, improving individual skills, and enhancing teamwork. This position will sustain the food safety policy, mission, purpose and quality statements of the Mennel Milling Company.
The purpose of this position is to maintain and repair vehicles. The position is responsible for troubleshooting issues and fixing them aiming to maximum reliability and functionality.
Learn and Earn with Maintenance Apprentice Opportunities
Mennel’s Apprenticeship Program is ideal for high school or community college/tech school graduates who reside in or adjacent to the counties in which Mennel operates.
On-the-job training and job shadowing responsibilities are key benefits of Mennel's accredited program. Apprentices work full time at an assigned Mennel facility gaining real-world, practical experience.
And the best part … Mennel pays the apprentice’s salary as well as schooling fees; however, the employee is required to pass all coursework with a letter grade of “C” or better.
Maintenance Apprenticeship: Candidates will spend the first year in core curriculum classes with a focus on electrical and fundamentals of the maintenance department. Year two will include advanced electrical and welding courses.Learn more
Learn and Earn with Internship Opportunities
Mennel’s Internship Program is conducted over a 90-day period at one of our many sites. Interns will be selected to participate as part of an application and interview process. A work schedule will be developed and tailored to meet your needs and interests, and includes diverse experience across all functions of the organization. You will not only observe work being done in those areas, but will complete the work themselves to ensure a “hands-on” experience. Our program will allow you to gain experience along with a better understanding of a possible career path within our company.Learn more
Learn and Earn with Our Milling Science and Management Scholarship
Our Milling Science and Management Scholarship award will allow for non-Kansas resident students to attend Kansas State University at the cost of in-state tuition. If awarded, the scholarship will cover the difference (an approximate $10,000 per year value.) In addition, the Mennel scholarship will provide for an additional $1,000 per year to cover student travel expenses.
To be eligible, the student must be enrolled full-time in Milling Science & Management – Operations curriculum at Kansas State University. Also, any high school graduate or college transfer who resides in any of the below states in which Mennel operates, are eligible for consideration: Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Virginia. Scholarship applicants must have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA in high school and scored a 21 or higher on the ACT standardized test.
Scholarships will be awarded on an annual basis up to a maximum of four years. The scholarship may renew for the next school year if the student remains in good academic standing while enrolled at Kansas State University.
To learn more about Kansas State University’s Milling and Baking Science and related degree programs, visit grains.k-state.edu.View application
- Major Medical
- Prescription Drug Plan
- Short & Long Term Disability
- Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
- Vision and Dental Plans
- Flexible Spending Account
- Health Saving Account
- Preventative Care
- YMCA Cost Sharing
- 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan
- Pension Advisors: a financial advisory firm specializing in working with employees to educate them about retirement savings and investing.
- Personal Insurance Plans
- Supplemental Life option for other family members
- Tuition and Education Assistance Opportunities
We are proud to offer our employees a competitive salary along with additional benefits. Investing in our people is important to us.To learn more, email firstname.lastname@example.org or click here to subscribe to our e-newsletter for recruitment updates.