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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

  • Congrats to our Young Professionals Community Engagement Committee on their nomination for a Spirit of Sheboygan County Award!
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    Spirit of Sheboygan County Volunteer Awards 3rd annual nominees announced | United Way

    During National Volunteer Week, United Way of Sheboygan County is hosting the third annual Spirit of Sheboygan County Volunteer Awards on April 18 at The Osthoff Resort. Individuals and groups from all corners of the county will be recognized for their efforts in assisting nonprofits in Sheboygan County continually to meet their agency's missions.

  • Johnsonville was named a top workplace for young professionals!
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    Young Professionals Week: April 28 - 27, 2018

    YPWeek a weeklong platform for discovery, adventure and meaningful conversations about the issues that matter among young professionals in Wisconsin. YPWeek brings together key leaders in the community, at purposefully chosen locations that integrate the unique cultural assets with meaningful learning or social interaction.

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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. 


Johnsonville Reviews

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    I have been working at Johnsonville full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Incredible Culture and Friendly Staff
    No Red Tape to Get Things Done
    On-site Workout Facility with Group Fitness Classes and Running Club
    Family Owned with Strong Values
    Extremely Competitive Pay With Additional Bonus Program
    Industry Leader and Continued Growth
    Focus on Professional Development and Opportunities for Growth
    International Opportunities

    Cons

    If you choose to live outside of Sheboygan County the commute can be around 30 minutes.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the focus on employee development, continued education, and allowing employees to grow cross-functionally throughout the organization.

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Johnsonville Photos

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!
Johnsonville photo of: Exterior shot of our new Global Headquarters building
Johnsonville photo of: The cardio studio at Johnsonville's member fitness center
Johnsonville photo of: Johnsonville members and their spouses enjoy access to our 15,000 square foot fitness center
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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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