Production Manager Trainee - North Region
Company: Smithfield Foods
Posted on: September 12, 2023
Your OpportunityThe Production Manager Trainee is responsible
for learning, demonstrating knowledge and skills, and becoming
certified in all aspects of company systems and the pork industry
standards. This position functions under the supervision of the
appropriate department leader while performing all duties and
responsibilities as a learning/development process. Hourly Rate 16
Learns, demonstrates capability/knowledge and becomes certified in
all farm department areas including fulfilling all the requirements
and responsibilities listed under the Breeding/Farrowing and
Nursery/Finishing job description.
Gains a solid understanding of and ability to implement company
systems such as pig production processes, animal flow, farm health,
genetics, husbandry, etc.
Performs and masters all hourly jobs under supervision. Becomes
certified in each job after showing competence and
skill/understanding in each.
Develops and prepares required reports on experiences encountered
and addresses/shares opportunities for improvement.
Responsible for complying with all environmental laws and
procedures to which Smithfield LLC subscribes.
Responsible for completion of Leadership Certification
Incumbent will be responsible for understanding and complying with
company IPS, biosecurity, animal welfare, and EMS policies and
procedures in the performance of their job duties.
Reports all environmental, animal care, and biosecurity issues
immediately to their supervisor.
Performs the responsibilities as the acting HOD as needed by
Be on call to work in emergency situations such as alarm calls,
inclement weather, power outages, personnel shortages, and
Responsible for progression in the Manager Training development
program. Reports any issue that interferes with completion of
development program to Human Resources.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so
classified. May perform other duties as assigned. QualificationsTo
perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals to perform the essential functions.
4-year college degree in Animal Science or related Agricultural
field of study, or equivalent supervisory experience and/or
previous swine experience; or an equivalent combination of
education and experience.
Must be able to work an average 48 hour week, which can vary
Weekend, evening, and holiday work required as needed.
Must shower in and out of farm facilities daily
Ability to lead others
Ability and willingness to relocate to complete training and assume
first managerial assignment
Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft software
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while
building strong working relationships and a positive work
Must be supportive of the mission of raising swine for human
consumption of high quality pork products.
Must be able to tolerate and willing to learn and perform the
following tasks: euthanasia, castration, vaccinations, piglet
processing, ear tagging for identification, taking blood samples
and other procedures normal to animal husbandry.
Must be able to operate a high pressure washing system.
Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics & physical
demands described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision and ability
to adjust focus.
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs .
Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel;
reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk
Must be able to tolerate blood, animal dander, manure, dust, odors,
and frequently noisy conditions.
Supervisory ResponsibilitiesWhen basic technical certification is
complete, will provide leadership and guidance to personnel within
a department with Manager oversight Career BenefitsTo learn more
about Smithfield's benefits, visit
smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.Why Work at Smithfield Foods? We
are committed to meeting our employees' needs, addressing their
concerns and helping them enjoy rewarding careers with our company.
PEOPLE MATTERWith more than 60,000 jobs globally, our employees
drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and
rewarding work environment.GROWTH & DEVELOPMENTWorking at
Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong
career with training designed to help you advance
professionally.BENEFITSOur people matter. That's why we offer
excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time
employees.SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGESustainability is ingrained in our
culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the
future.About Smithfield Foods Headquartered in Smithfield, Va.
since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with
agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs
globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly--"
and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated
protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for
more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments
to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and
reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain
by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity
and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our
communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic
brands, such as Smithfield -- , Eckrich -- and Nathan's Famous -- ,
among many others. For more information connect with us on
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. EEO/AA Information
Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace
diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected
veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other
protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by
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