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Hearth & Home Technologies Overview

Lakeville, MN
1001 to 5000 employees
HNI
1996
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Consumer Products Manufacturing
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Hearth and Home Technologies® (HHT) is the world’s largest developer, manufacturer and supplier of fireplaces, stoves and hearth products.

Hearth and Home Technologies is headquartered in Lakeville, MN and is the world’s largest ... Read more

Mission: As the Hearth Experts™, we thrive on continual innovation and work to incorporate the latest in material, design and technology. Our consumer-focused approach, strong brands and streamlined value chain help us lead every aspect of the hearth ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Our charity committee held a Kids Against Hunger packaging event earlier this month at our Mount Pleasant facility. Kids Against Hunger is a food relief organization that provides food to starving kids in the USA and internationally. Members packaged 8,000 meals in one day! Great work team!

  • Hearth and Home Technologies has been leading the way since 1927. Ready to work with long-time industry experts? View our openings and apply to join our team!

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    Hearth & Home Careers

    Hearth and Home Technologies® (HHT) is headquartered in Lakeville, MN and is the world's largest developer, manufacturer and supplier of fireplaces, stoves and hearth products. The company is a subsidiary of HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI) and serves residential and commercial markets.

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Hearth & Home Technologies – Why Work For Us?


Working at HHT

It’s an exciting time to work at Hearth & Home Technologies. We’re growing, and leading an industry through the development and manufacture of exceptional hearth products. Our culture is supportive, our work is meaningful. We’re hiring leaders who are confident in what they do, but open to learning from others. Hardworking professionals who take pride in their company as much as their work.

Member Owner Culture

Each of our employees is an owner. We trust them to make key decisions, expect them to grow professionally and empower them to move our business forward. Our member-owner culture ensures everyone shares in our company’s success and is rewarded for their efforts through a robust profit-sharing program and career development opportunities.

Engineering Careers

Break free from the established norms of a traditional engineering career and thrive at Hearth & Home Technologies! We have created a unique working environment for our engineers, placing them on project teams responsible for every facet of improving our operations and products. This isn’t an engineering career marked by processes and monotony. It’s an engineering career driven by the need to accomplish great things and continuously improve.

Manufacturing Careers

Family, future, profit sharing, strong pay and benefits. It’s all here at Hearth & Home Technologies. Our manufacturing professionals benefit from a quarterly profit sharing program, access to a 401(k), member stock purchase plans, tuition reimbursement options as well as medical, dental and life insurance plans. It’s more than a career, it’s the future you’ve been looking for.

Sales Careers 

Every sales professional wants to work for an industry leader. Now is your chance. A sales career at Hearth & Home Technologies puts you in the position of selling the most popular brands in the industry, and selling a product that people love. What sales professional wouldn’t want to sell fireplaces?

“As a manufacturing engineer for Hearth & Home Technologies, I have had an amazing journey working with various members and departments across the company, these experiences also have allowed me to travel across the country at times. HHT supports a strong platform for professional and personal growth through Individual Development Plans, these plans help to direct my career in the path that I choose. They continuously support continued education, by allowing us to attend conferences, visit other manufacturing facilities, hosting lunch and learns, and tuition assistance. While growing both personally and professionally, the cross functional teams that I have the privilege to work with day over day makes coming to work enjoyable. The member base, the continuous improvement initiative, an incredible lean philosophy in manufacturing makes HHT my recommendation to anyone who is looking for an opportunity to learn and grow.” -Jenny Weyer


"They (HHT) value my input. When we have a new product come out, they value our input. I do have an active role in it. I can write 'my ideas' and suggest a different way or tools to use. They do listen to my opinion." -Penny Swanson, Production Tech






“Hearth & Home Technologies, a company under the HNI umbrella has the number one brands in the industry. As the category leader, it allows each employee to thrive in the workplace. Through HNI’s Core Values, Integrity and perseverance I have become a Dealer Business Partner, a ‘Hearth Expert’. With the Nation’s best sales team, engineers, designers, advance training, and all of our manufacture employees, I can focus on my career at HHT while pursuing my passion for the hearth industry.” -Jeremy Johannsen

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    I have been working at Hearth & Home Technologies full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I love that they are always working to improve. HHT has is open to hear every idea to improve and let members from the newest to longest standing each provide input for improvement.

    Cons

    May not be a great fit for someone who does not like change.

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Hearth & Home Technologies Photos

Hearth & Home Technologies photo of: Our #HHTLakeville office hosted its quarterly new member lunch with HHT President VP Berger.
Hearth & Home Technologies photo of: Members of HHT's Corporate HR team attended the 11th Annual HR Tech Expo presented by Fuel Work.
Hearth & Home Technologies photo of: The Mt. Pleasant Pipe Department helped Don D. celebrate 25 years of service at HHT with a pizza lunch. We congratulate Don and thank him for his years of service!
Hearth & Home Technologies photo of: Our Fireside Hearth
Hearth & Home Technologies photo of: Lakeville Members volunteering at Feed My Starving Children
Hearth & Home Technologies photo of: At Hearth and Home Technologies, we're committed to what we do. We recently recognized members who have been at HHT for at least 25 years. Meet Mike, Al, Robert and Joe who all have 25+ years with HHT
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Hearth & Home Technologies Interviews

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    Production Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lake City, MN
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Hearth & Home Technologies (Lake City, MN) in May 2018.

    Interview

    I went through 3 interviews. The first interview was a phone screen where MCR (our Human Resources) asked some general questions about work history etc, the second was a face to face with the department manager and MCR, and the third was a more in depth interview with the department manager as well as other managers

    Interview Questions

    • Behavioral based questions. They are like "Tell me a time when you did...example" or "how do you respond when..." and they try to cover your perceived strengths and weaknesses.   1 Answer
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Hearth & Home Technologies Awards & Accolades

  • Best Place to Work in SE Minnesota - HHT Lake City, Workforce Development, Inc, 2018
  • Community Pride Award - HHT Mt. Pleasant, Mt. Pleasant News, 2016
  • Best Place to Work in SE Minnesota - HHT Lake City, Workforce Development, Inc, 2017
  • Best Place to Work in SE Minnesota - HHT Lake City, Workforce Development, Inc., 2016
  • Best Place to Work in SE Minnesota - HHT Lake City, Workforce Development, Inc, 2015
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

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