Sep 12, 2019

Corporate Hog Procurement Business Manager

  • Smithfield Foods
  • Smithfield, VA 23430, USA
General Labor Inventory Logistics Management Transportation Warehouse

Job Description

Smithfield Foods is a $15 billion global food company and the world's largest pork processor and hog producer. In the United States, the company is also the leader in numerous packaged meats categories with popular brands including Smithfield, Eckrich ®, Nathan's Famous ®, Farmland ®, Armour ®, Farmer John ®, Kretschmar ®, John Morrell ®, Cook's ®, Gwaltney ®, Carando ®, Margherita ®, Curly's ®, Healthy Ones ®, Morliny ®, Krakus ® and Berlinki ®. Smithfield Foods is committed to providing good food in a responsible way and maintains robust animal care, community involvement, employee safety, environmental and food safety and quality programs.


The Corporate Hog Procurement Business Manager is responsible for supporting and improving key initatives and projects across hog procurement.




<ul><li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Plans, organizes, directs and controls the key initiatives related to the procurement function across the department.  Build Actions Plans with achievable timelines when necessary.</span>

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and 5+ years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.
  • Prior knowledge of the pork or food industry.
  • Mathematical, quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Effective critical thinking, decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Economic and math skills, and the ability to analyze information and data.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to create and develop a vision and lead cross-functional teams to achievement.
  • 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.
  • Flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.
  • Requires travel, up to 25% of the time.

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