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 employs 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 Foods members own 50 percent of Daily’s Premium Meats, a specialty pork processor of 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.
Primary Job Function:
Has immediate responsibility for tasks outlined in Job 01 of the SOP manual. In addition to Job 01 responsibilities, the Farrowing Lead will be responsible for scheduling of departmental daily task completion and verifying completion of tasks in the farrowing house. The Farrowing Lead will report daily activities to the farm manager and recommend future task scheduling.
Major Areas of Accountability
The Farrowing Lead must have proven his/her ability to perform all competencies at a high level identified in the Herdsperson Job Title specific to farrowing tasks. In addition, accountability of the following areas –
Ability to manage time and priorities in a fast paced changing environment. Display a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to exercise independent thinking and judgment. Have the desire to learn and improve upon results.
Apply online at www.christensenfarms.com or call 1-800-889-8531 for more information.
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