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Production Mgr Trainee 2- Farm 7069

  • Smithfield Foods
  • Stony Creek, VA 23882, USA
  • Feb 14, 2020

Job Description

Learns, demonstrates knowledge and skills, and becomes 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.


Supervisory Authority:

  • When basic technical certification is complete, will assume responsibility for personnel within a department with Manager oversight

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Works as a team player in the accomplishment of daily work requirements and farm goals.
  • Develops and establishes rapport/relationships with all personnel and management.
  • Develops and prepares required reports on experiences encountered and addresses/shares opportunities for improvement.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as defined by management according to standards.
  • Responsible for being in compliance with all environmental laws and procedures to which Smithfield LLC subscribes.
  • Complete 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.

  • Report all environmental, animal care, and biosecurity issues immediately to their supervisor.

  • Perform the responsibilities as the acting HOD as needed by management
  • Be on call to work in emergency situations such as alarm calls, inclement weather, power outages, personnel shortages, and environmental emergencies.
  • Responsible for progression in the Manager Training development program. Report any issue that interferes with completion of development program to Human Resources.
  • Perform necropsy to collect tissue samples needed for diagnosis.
  • Read and understand the company’s emergency notification process and will be responsible for reviewing that policy at their work site.