Join the growing community of 1700+ military veterans working at Smithfield Foods!
The Military Supervisor-in-Training (MSiT) program is a 52-week training program geared toward giving junior military leaders (E-4 and above) training into our operations environment. This program will equip the trainee with the required skills, judgement, and know-how of being an effective and responsible leader in a manufacturing environment. Upon completion of the program, you will have the opportunity to be promoted into a full time Production Supervisor role at any of our 40+ manufacturing locations nationwide.
Smithfield Salutes, our Veterans Business Resource Group, is working to make the transition from military to civilian life a seamless one for you and your family. We encourage military veterans to apply for any job at Smithfield Foods that matches your ability to lead, fix, problem solve, fix or create. For more information visit: www.smithfieldfoods.com/veterans.
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.
Bachelor's degree; preferred.
A minimum of three (3) years of military experience with a rank of E-4 or above, required.
Actively transitioning from the U.S. Military, or transitioned no more than one year prior to program start date (or in active reserve or guard status).
Strong leadership, decision-making, and problem solving skills.
Good planning and priority setting skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build relationships.
May be required to work long hours and weekends.
Must be able to travel up to 20%.
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.
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: