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Johnsonville Overview

Sheboygan Falls, WI
1001 to 5000 employees
1945
Company - Private
Food & Beverage Manufacturing
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
At Johnsonville, our members are responsible for everything! If you're passionate about making a difference, we want you to help make our products, our processes, our communities and each other better. Wisconsin-based Johnsonville Sausage is the No. 1 national ... Read more

Mission: Our mission: Together, we will create an environment that requires each of us to fully develop our God-given talents and help others do the same.

Company Updates

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    Located on the corner of New York Avenue and North 7th Street, City Green is a unique arts and entertainment green space that's designed as meet-up space for family, friends, and neighbors. This open-air natural environment connects you to thought-provoking art, original live performances, and inspirational activities for the body and soul.

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Johnsonville – Why Work For Us?


Why Johnsonville?

Our goals at Johnsonville aren’t small. We believe we have a moral responsibility to become the Best Company in the World. The rewards of working here aren’t small either.

  • Compensation - In addition to competitive base pay, all Members earn market-leading bonuses every month.
  • Benefits - Johnsonville offers an outstanding package of “indirect compensation plans.”
  • Continuous Learning - You’ll have abundant opportunities for learning and growth.
  • Wellness - We encourage, assist and reward your pursuit of a healthy lifestyle. Our members and their spouses enjoy 24/7 access to our 15,000 square foot fitness center, including cardio equipment, weight training and group fitness studios. 

We Put People First 

"Other companies use their people to build a business, but at Johnsonville we use our business to build our people."

- Johnsonville Owner & Chairman Ralph C. Stayer



HOW TO PREPARE FOR A GREAT INTERVIEW

Yes, we’re telling you exactly how to impress us when you interview at Johnsonville. We’re not keeping it a secret – because helping each other succeed is a big part of The Johnsonville Way. Consider this your first look at the way we support and encourage each other.

  • FIND OUT ABOUT JOHNSONVILLE
  • REVIEW YOUR EXPERIENCE
  • PRACTICE ANSWERING IMPROMPTU QUESTIONS
  • ASK QUESTIONS DURING YOUR INTERVIEW
  • GIVE CLEAR EXAMPLES OF YOUR ABILITY TO WORK ON A TEAM
  • BE HONEST AND CONCISE DURING YOUR INTERVIEW
  • DON'T FORGET ABOUT BODY LANGUAGE

We Believe in Corporate Responsibility

Johnsonville is dedicated to building a self-sustaining, prosperous future for the families and children who make up our communities. 

Strengthening our communities is an extension of our corporate mission, which requires each of us to fully develop our talents and potential and help others do the same. We proudly help the people in our communities reach their full potential through community giving programs. 

• Through our Careville program, Johnsonville provides monetary and product donations to organizations where our Members volunteer their time.

• Through our annual Giving Drive, Johnsonville members nominate and select non-profit organizations in our communities to receive generous donations. 

In addition, the company supports many other local and national programs, including the United Way, Juvenile Diabetes Research and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. 

We even offer paid Service Time Off for our Members to volunteer in the community. 


Johnsonville is headquartered in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin – a great place to live, and named as one of the best places in America to raise a family. Communities here are attractive, prosperous and close-knit, offering a variety of cultural amenities. 

In downtown Sheboygan you can explore one of the most walkable urban neighborhoods in the Midwest, in what’s been ranked as the seventh safest city in the nation. Sheboygan County offers many other recreational opportunities to enjoy whether you’re a bicyclist, boater or beachgoer. Sheboygan is golf heaven, home to five of the Top 100 Courses in the World. 

Sheboygan has been named “the most equitable community in the United States” for having the smallest gap between rich and poor, and has been noted for high levels of citizen involvement in volunteerism and community initiatives. 

There’s a lot to do here. It’s a great place to be. 


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    Awesome culture, fantastic benefits, room to learn and grow your career

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    Not too many cons outside of the fact that it's in a rural area

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Johnsonville Photos

Johnsonville photo of: Johnsonville Member Tammy was chosen to star in our 2018 TV commercial!
Johnsonville photo of: Hula hooping fun on National Health & Fitness Day!
Johnsonville photo of: Bubbler Award Winner 2018 - Top Workplace for Young Professionals
Johnsonville photo of: Wellness Winners! Our Sheboygan campus participated in a local fitness challenge against other companies.
Johnsonville photo of: Career Networking Event Planned by our Young Professionals Group
Johnsonville photo of: Our five newest members - The Johnsonville Racing Sausages!
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Johnsonville Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Johnsonville (Eau Claire, WI) in February 2018.

    Interview

    Telephonic review my experience..talked about job duties..where they wanted to go with the fleet where they want to establish operations...who was the bosses..where I would work..who I would supervise what they expected from me

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Johnsonville Awards & Accolades

  • Media Effie Awards(Bronze), Effie Worldwide, 2013
  • Best Places to Work in IT(Midsize Employers), Computerworld, 2014
  • Great Place to Work Certified, Great Place to Work Institute, 2017
  • Top Workplace, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 2015
  • Economic Driver of the Year, Sheboygan County Chamber, 2016
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