Christensen Farms is one of the largest, family-owned pork producers in the United States, marketing approximately 3 million hogs per year. Headquartered in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, the company operates throughout the Midwest with facilities in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois and South Dakota. Christensen Farms owns four feed mills, manages 145,000 sows on 44 farms, and oversees more than 350 nurseries and grow-finish sites. The company employees nearly 1,000 people and maintains 1,500 contract partnerships.
The company is vertically integrated with a strong presence across the pork value chain from farm to fork. Christensen Farms is the largest shareholder of Triumph Foods LLC, a producer-owned primary pork processing plant in St. Joseph, Missouri. In turn, Triumph Food members own 50 percent of Daily’s Premium Meats, a specialty pork processor bacon and other premium pork products. Triumph Foods also holds a 50 percent partnership in Seaboard Triumph Foods, LLC of Sioux City, Iowa, a primary pork processing plant.
Position Overview & Responsibilities:
This position has immediate responsibility for the administration and maintenance of contracts in relation to Contract Producer Documents, Pig Care, Central Data System Maintenance, Live Haul Transportation Contracts, and Leases. Internal customers of this position are Business Development Staff, Production Staff, all departments who request information changes to be made to Central Data, and Transportation.
Major Areas of Accountability:
Education: Associates Degree or Paralegal Professional preferred, or equivalent experience
Other Technical Skills required: Successful candidate must have a solid understanding of legal terms and contract formulation. Must possess strong customer service skills, along with the ability to communicate well; both verbally and in writing. Must demonstrate the ability to influence others and work collaboratively. Must have excellent organizational skills and be able to handle varied degrees of business in any given day. Must be self-motivated, can work autonomously and handle multiple tasks. Computer skills to include database management, use of Excel spreadsheets. Must possess the ability to assert self in difficult and sensitive situations and maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Proficiency in MS Office applications and technology required
Apply online at www.christensenfarms.com or call 1-800-889-8531 for more information.
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