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Associate Computer Engineer

At Hilmar Cheese Company we improve lives around the world. Committed to innovation and sustainability, Hilmar Cheese Company, and our division, Hilmar Ingredients, serves customers in more than 50 countries. State-of-the art production facilities in California and Texas convert an abundance of high-quality milk into a variety of nutritious cheeses, whey protein and lactose.

A Typical Day

The Associate Computer Engineer is responsible for working within the operations, application support team or project team. The Associate Computer Engineer is assigned to the key strategic projects or day to day support activities of business & IT operations.  Under moderate supervision, this position is responsible for all facets of the operations, development and project lifecycle. 

Job Responsibilities
  • Provides technical and/or programming support to project/operations teams. 
  • Ensures that all applications delivered have a consistent high level of quality, minimizing program bugs and/or inefficiencies.
  • Works in collaborative teams to deliver assigned task/projects on time and within budget.
  • Ensures that proper documentation is maintained on all applications developed.
  • Provides input to I.S. management in the areas of project and tool identification.
  • Collaborates with technically mentors and senior members of the department both operationally and within the project framework.
  • Identifies departmental areas of improvement and works together with all I.S. groups to implement such improvements.
  • Promote Company Culture
  • Achieve common business goals through cooperative alignment with all departments.
What You Will Need
  • English skills must be proficient to understand, read, write and speak English
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field of Information Technology
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge and execution of business analysis and design techniques
What Will Put You Ahead
  • Master’s degree in computer science or related field.
  • Internship in the field of information technology
  • Knowledge of one or more programming languages for program development.  These include C#, C++, C, Microsoft SQL, SAP ABAP, Visual Basic, and Java or other object-oriented and scripting languages. 
  • Knowledge of relational database management systems (such as Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle or SAP HANA) and associated tools.
  • Working knowledge of SQL language for data structuring and data access methods.
  • Knowledge of project management and software lifecycle.
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to:

  • Stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk or hear.
  • Sit, Stand and / or walk almost the entire workday.
Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to the following: 

  • Exposure to dust, fumes, smoke, gases, or other irritating substances.
  • Exposure to solvents or chemicals.
  • Exposure to slippery walking surfaces: water.
  • Exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity depending on time of year.

Food safety is a companywide responsibility and each employee must know their role in the manufacture and distribution of safe, wholesome, and high quality products.

 

This description is a general statement and does not include other duties as assigned

 

Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/EEO. We participate in E-Verify.

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