A great job and a great future await you at Smithfield Foods. As the world’s largest pork processor and largest hog producer in the United States, we’re a $16 billion global food company with more than 55,000 employees. We’re looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us.
Our team members receive industry-competitive salaries and are eligible for great benefits packages:
Competitive Starting Pay
Earn an additional $1.00/hour for 2nd and 3rd shift positions!*
Comprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and More
*Program eligibilities apply
In addition, we offer opportunities for career growth, professional development, and tuition assistance.
In Operations, you would be on the front-line of the business; overseeing production, tracking product yields, and making necessary adjustments. Ensuring that safety and USDA health standards are met throughout all steps of the manufacturing process. You would be a key player in upholding the trusted quality in which Smithfield, Eckrich, Nathan’s Famous, and our other brands are known to possess.
Receives regenerated resin barrels from SBC to the plant and transfers such materials within the facility, as required.
Periodically sanitizes production equipment and the facility to a ready-to-use condition.
Performs production operations, including: operation of automated valves/mixers/temperature control through a human machine interface computer system., precise measurement and addition of chemicals/resins, dismantling/assembly of mechanical equipment, manual operation of air operated pumps, in-process sampling, in-process qualitative and quantitative testing, calculating of quantities based on operational procedures, manual cleaning of product, troubleshooting of equipment and process issues, cleaning and upkeep of assigned work areas, and adherence to all established SOPs.
Logs all operations performed in batch records and/or cleaning logs.
Records data from equipment checks.
Fill out daily logs as required. Precision and careful attention to accuracy of recording information is essential.
Follows Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and Safety Practices at all times
Assists Maintenance department when required
Advises supervisor/manager and the quality assurance representative of any cGMP violations, maintenance issues, process issues, and inventory issues.
Attend work on time and as scheduled.
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.
To 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.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED), required.
Proficient understanding of speaking, writing (legible), and reading in English.
Acceptable score on a pre-employment general mathematics test including but not limited to: arithmetic, weights and measures, rates and ratios, and units
Previous experience with mechanical equipment.
Proficient in hand tools including wrenches, screwdrivers, and pliers.
Previous experience working with chemicals and pH meters.
Basic computer skills with MS Office and Email Applications.
Demonstrated problem solving and reasoning skills.
Ability to work day and night, and weekend shifts as required.
Ability to work up to 7 days in a week as required.
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
“Good” is what we do.
At Smithfield Foods, we make more than good food. We make a difference. We provide good jobs. We are good stewards of the environment. We do good in our communities. “Good” describes everything we do at Smithfield and it’s an integral part of who we are.