This job description indicates the nature of production work routinely performed by production employees at the Smithfield Foods Plant. It is meant to help individuals who may be unfamiliar with food processing and what is required to perform this type of work.
Production employees are routinely required to perform a variety of tasks that require:
Manual material handling
The use of hand tools
The use of knives
Operating machinery and equipment
<ul><li><div style="margin: 0px;">Continuous standing in one location for long periods (up to 2-3 hours before break)</div></li><li><div style="margin: 0px;">Working at fixed workstation locations which are conveyor line paced.</div></li><li><div style="m
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.
Competent and trustworthy to comply with federal inspection programs and company safety and health policies.
Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
Be available to work scheduled hours, which may include mandatory overtime, depending upon production demands.
A great job—and a great future—awaits you at Smithfield Foods. As the world’s largest pork processor and hog producer, we’re a $15-billion global food company with more than 52,000 employees. We’re looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us.
We’re passionate about delivering on our promise to produce “Good Food. Responsibly.®”, and military veterans throughout the company support our mission. These veterans understand the value of purposeful work and play a daily role in advancing Smithfield Foods.
Veterans have a variety of backgrounds, and to match that, Smithfield offers a variety of careers. Areas of possibility include: