Keith Billing has been promoted to maintenance engineer for the Jennie-O Turkey Store plant in Faribault, Minnesota.

Billing recently graduated from Minnesota State University-Mankato with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, reported the Faribault Daily News. Previously, he interned with the company for the past three summers, during which time he filled in as a relief maintenance supervisor.

“I am excited for Keith to be moving into the role of mechanical engineer for Jennie-O Turkey Store. Keith’s experience as a mechanical engineering intern at the Faribault plant has prepared him well for the opportunities and challenges that come with a mechanical engineer position in maintenance. Keith continues to be a great asset for company” said Curt Thoeny, plant engineer for the Faribault plant.