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Let’s make a difference, together. Headquartered in Denver and with over 40 locations in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, we think we might have the perfect fit for you. Below is information about our exciting career paths. View our current career opportunities and apply today.


Communications

The role of our Communications group is to plan strategically, manage and sustain Ardent Mills' relationships with key audiences, both internally and externally, while protecting its reputation and helping Ardent Mills to achieve its strategic and operational goals. Conducting communications that align with Ardent Mills' mission, vision and values is vital to exceeding our goals.

Finance

The Finance team’s mission is to maximize value creation by providing exceptional financial and business leadership. Our goal is to become a “Trusted Business Partner” by focusing on three areas: Creating Value -Develop strong relationships with our customers both internal and external, gain a deep understanding of our business, and be inquisitive/deliver insightful analytics. Driving Simplicity –Continuously improve our business processes, eliminate non-value added work, and establish the right control environment. Developing our people –Ensure challenging assignments, engage discussions on career opportunities and development, encourage risk-taking/support failure, and support our communities.

Information Technology (IT)

The IT team strives to provide the highest quality technology-based services, in the most cost-effective manner, to facilitate the Ardent Mills mission as it applies to the Trust, Safety, Simplicity, and Service. Ardent Mills is uniquely positioned to “start from scratch” when considering both IT hardware and IT solutions. The focus of the IT team is on selecting and implementing solutions, working closely with Business stakeholders, that will enable flexible and easily interchangeable systems to give competitive advantage in the market place.

Human Resources

The HR team is here to serve our customers, communities and our team members by proactively partnering within Ardent Mills. We are the stewards of our culture, trusted business partners, and constantly looking to innovate in how the business can create an environment that allows our team members to be at their best.

Law

Ardent Mills’ law department vision is to be an essential business partner in achieving Ardent Mills’ vision to be the trusted partner in nurturing our customers, consumers and communities through innovative and nutritious grain-based solutions, by modeling Ardent Mills’ values, providing value-based legal solutions that impact strategy, enable growth and manage risk, focusing on the most strategic and high risk/high opportunity activities, leveraging the knowledge and experience of Ardent Mills’ parent companies, and building strategic relationships with outside legal vendors. Our approach is to be courageous, resourceful and resilient, while living out the values of Ardent Mills.

Marketing

Marketing aggressively promotes the Ardent Mills brand, products and services by understanding and engaging consumers, customers and other industry stakeholders. We collaborate both internally and externally to execute corporate strategies and to deliver a consistent Ardent Mills message while we all work to “Nourish What’s Next”!

Operations

This is the core of Ardent Mills’ business. It is made up of 40 mills, three mix facilities and a specialty bakery. Our operational network is deeply rooted in communities throughout North America, employing more than 2,000 of our team members. We produce the industry's broadest range of flours, mixes, blends and specialty products, customized to meet customer needs. Our products are used or consumed by more than 100 million people each day.

Project Management

The Project Management Organization (PMO) is an organizational entity established to assist project managers throughout the organization in implementing Project Management principles, practices, methodologies, tools and techniques. It also serves as a gate keeper supporting Portfolio Management and Project Prioritization work in partnership with the Ardent Mills Project Board.

Research, Quality and Technical

RQT provides the expertise and industry leadership that enables Ardent Mills to excel in the areas of innovation, food safety, quality, and regulatory to consistently deliver safe, nutritious grain-based solutions.

Risk Management

The Ardent Mills Risk Management Team works to expand and protect Ardent Mills’ total business margin through effective flour hedging and cross wheat class blending. This mission is only accomplished through effective collaboration across all functions of the business.

Sales

The Ardent Mills Sales Team is accountable for creating demand for our products and services with our customers. We do this in many ways including: Building strong relationships with our customers, delivering unique insights and value propositions, and coordinating all appropriate Ardent Mills resources and activities with our customers, assuring sales targets are reached.

Supply Chain

The Ardent Mills Supply Chain Team serves the customer and the business by being the key point for orders, shipments, planning and procurement. We work with our teammates in other functions to ensure that Ardent Mills is the trusted partner to our customers and suppliers.

Campus Recruitment

Internships

Find your passion. These paid opportunities will allow you to gain insight to your desired career path and our business. Expect to engage in discussions with business leaders, networking activities, training and hands-on experiences related to your passion. We offer full-time careers to the majority of our interns after graduation.

New Graduate

Nourish your future by joining our team. We provide our new hires with a foundation to achieve fulfilling careers through our Leadership Development Programs. The Ardent Mills Leadership Development Program (LDP) will provide a consistent training and development program for newly hired leaders with a variety of backgrounds. The six to eighteen month structured curriculum is designed to give employees an understanding of the Ardent Mills vision and values and build a foundation for future leadership positions within Ardent Mills. Unlike other development programs in which participants do not hold actual responsibility and serve in more of a project management role, the Ardent Mills LDPs will follow a “learning through doing” method of carrying out actual responsibilities while being coached and mentored by their fellow Ardent Mills Operations professionals, all of whom have excelled in the milling and food manufacturing industries for decades.

Operations Apprentice

The Ardent Mills Apprenticeship - Minnesota program is a three year program that combines school time with on the job application for principles learned in school. Foundational mechanical, electrical and social skills are developed at Dunwoody College in Minneapolis, MN and students are encouraged to “Learn, See and Do” through Dunwoody’s hands-on learning approach. Additional courses in flour milling will be taught by industry professionals to develop knowledge and understanding of flour milling in each student. On the job tasks will include managing operating settings on equipment, performing repairs and routine equipment maintenance, and ensuring product is within customer specifications in a rotating shift position at one of Ardent Mills’ four flour milling production facilities in Minnesota. Throughout the apprenticeship program, Ardent Mills pays the employee’s salary as well as all schooling fees, contingent upon successful completion and employment commitment. Upon successful completion of the program, the candidate will be placed in a full-time shift milling position at one of the Ardent Mills plant locations.