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 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.
Position Overview & Responsibilities
This position will be responsible for driving current and future talent acquisition needs from entry level up to manager level within the organization. The Talent Acquisition Supervisor will provide day to day operations leadership to a team of talent acquisition professionals and associated vendors/partners. This individual will be expected to build strong relationships with key stakeholders across the organization creating solutions for complex hiring situations. The Talent Acquisition Supervisor will be both internally and externally focused and provide ongoing market intelligence to assist in decision making and strategy recommendations. A proven track record of success within a challenging and high volume environment is essential for this position. The role is critical for executing our people initiatives, providing great internal customer support and ensuring best HR practice to meet business goals and objectives.
This position will be located in the Sleepy Eye office with steady travel requirements to meet objectives. Some work in the evenings and on weekends is required.
Major Areas of Accountability
Minimum formal education required: Professional degree. HR or Marketing emphasis preferred.
Minimum number of years of prior job experience required: 3+ years
PHR certification is a plus.
Other Technical Skills required:
Experienced in managing/evolving talent acquisition and career management strategies.
Knowledge of current HR policies and procedures.
Excellent presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to exercise effective judgment and act under pressure.
Ability to maintain sensitivity and creativity to changing needs and situations.
Proven track record of establishing effective working relationships with internal and external partners.
Detail orientated and able to work proactively and effectively with minimum supervision.
Strong proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Competent with HR technology management systems.
Ability to maintain a strong sense of confidentiality.
Relevant industry experience is a plus.
Spanish language skills is a plus.
This position will require occasionally operating a company vehicle. Any employment offer extended for this position will be is contingent upon the review of the candidate’s motor vehicle record (MVR). The MVR will be reviewed to determine insurability based on CFF’s insurance carrier and company policy.
Vehicle Licensing Requirements: Class D
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