Engineer III
Tyson Foods, Inc.

Jefferson, South Dakota

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Job Description

This position is to develop and implement systems and technologies in the area of Automation that supports plant operations in achieving safety, revenue enhancement, and cost reduction goals. This person will lead/manage multiple projects of varying complexity from conception through completion and determine best method and resources required to insure projects are completed on time and on budget along with achieving performance goals. Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must as this position requires collaborative work across multiple groups within Tyson Foods such as IE, Construction Engineering, Operations, Accounting, FSQA, Legal, and Sr. Management to insure projects cost/benefit meet strategic goals. Additionally, this person will need to work with external vendors to foster strategic partnerships. Creativity is a must as this position requires the ability to design and develop proprietary technology where there is no existing technology to meet business objectives. Candidate should possess a good understanding of OSHA, Engineering Standards, and Food Safety to insure new technology/process meet regulatory requirements. This position will be heavily involved with R&D and trade secrets and a general understanding of the patent process is helpful to insure protection of Tyson Foods intellectual property.


  • Education: B.S. in Engineering or equivalent Engineering experience.
  • Experience: 6+ years applicable Engineering experience preferably in the food industry.
  • Computer Skills: General knowledge of Microsoft office products such as Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook. Working knowledge of 2D and 3D design software such as AutoCAD and SolidWorks (preferred).
  • Special Requirements: Ability to apply practical knowledge of different engineering and manufacturing disciplines in a hands-on manner. Must be a self-starter and demonstrate ability to make sound decisions with little supervision.
  • Travel: Frequent and sometimes prolonged travel is involved. Approximately 50%.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:

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1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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