Speaker Bio

Joe Hildebrand

Plant Engineer, J.M. Smucker

Joe Hildebrand is the Plant Engineer at the new Smucker's® Uncrustables® plant in Longmont, Colorado, where he led the engineering effort for the state-of-the-art bakery in the greenfield construction through plant start-up and commissioning. He has been with The J.M. Smucker Company for the past 6 years, and has provided engineering support across the country for brands such as Smucker's®, Sahale Snacks®, and Santa Cruz Organic® Juices. Prior to this, he spent several years at The Hershey Company in a variety of corporate engineering and continuous improvement roles. Joe graduated from The University of Toledo with a degree in Chemical Engineering.