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Director, Sustainability

  • Smithfield Foods
  • Smithfield, VA 23430, USA
  • Aug 02, 2020

Job Description

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va., since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. employees are dedicated to producing “Good food. Responsibly. ®” and have made us one of the world’s leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including many industry firsts, such as our ambitious commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by 2025. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield®, Eckrich®, and Nathan’s Famous®, among many others. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com, and connect with us on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn, and Instagram.


The Sustainability Director is responsible for supporting the development and driving implementation of a sustainability strategy, roadmap, reporting and initiatives that promote cost effective strategies while utilizing environmentally friendly practices. This role manages resources that align with Smithfield's sustainability mission with a focus on efficiency and regulatory compliance. The Director partners with cross functional groups to ensure effective communication of the sustainability strategy to internal and external parties.