Humminbird expansion in Eufaula brings 77 jobs to the community

Humminbird Depth Finders Plant In Eufaula, Al.
Humminbird’s depth finders plant is right here in Alabama. Photo via Humminbird / Johnson Outdoors

Humminbird, a leading global innovator of marine electronics products, plans to add almost 80 jobs to their Eufaula depth finders plant by early fall. Along with workforce expansion, Humminbird is expanding its facility grounds. Read on for the rundown.

Eufaula—home to Humminbird

Did you know that this Barbour County city is home to a Humminbird plant?

“Humminbird and Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics, Inc. have been a great partner in Eufaula for over 50 years. They are pioneers in the fishing electronics industry and continue to set a very high bar for the industry today. We are always very proud to call Eufaula home of Humminbird depth finders. Humminbird’s innovative products keep winning major tournaments, and this latest expansion will increase production capacity to meet growing market demands.”

—Phil Clayton, Director of Economic Development, Eufaula Barbour County Chamber of Commerce

Expansion and opportunities

Depth Finders By Humminbird And Johnson Outdoors.
A depth finder is a neat device that boat owners use in lakes and other bodies of water to measure water depth. Photo via Humminbird / Johnson Outdoors

Humminbird is making big moves by bringing 77 new jobs to Eufaula. Over half of the positions will account for direct assembly workers.

Searching for a job? Look no further! Humminbird is on the lookout to fill other positions from its workforce expansion. They are recruiting for technicians, supervisors, and positions in shipping, IT, HR, and technical support. Oh, and did I forget to mention, they are offering a sign-on bonus for all new positions?! If you’re interested, send over a resume and cover letter to FishingHR@johnsonoutdoors.com.

“Humminbird has grown significantly over the last six years, and we expect it to continue to grow. To increase our capacity to meet future demand, we are investing in growing our workforce and continuing to expand our facilities.”

—Craig Packard, General Manager, Humminbird

In addition to expanding its workforce, Humminbird is investing and expanding its Eufaula facility. This expansion will increase the production and assembly areas by more than 25 percent, and include purchases of new capital equipment. Essentially, they’re getting a full-on upgrade!

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