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Office Manager

About this Job:

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

In this important role in Sleepy Eye, MN, the Office Manager is responsible for organizing and coordinating office operations and procedures in order to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency. The Office Manager must be flexible in shifting between large office projects and handling day-to-day operations.  This role is responsible for developing intra-office communication, administrative procedures, vendor selection and scheduling, supply ordering, and event planning. The Office Manager must be exceedingly well organized, flexible, resourceful, personable and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting an office of a fast-growing, innovative company.

Major Areas of Accountability

  • Develop, document and maintain office services function
  • Manage office remodeling projects and all office assignments and moves
  • Organize office operations and procedures; controlling correspondence; designing filing systems; reviewing and approving supply requisitions; assigning and monitoring clerical functions
  • Create historical reference by defining procedures for retention, protection, retrieval, transfer, and disposal of records
  • Maintain office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems, layouts, and equipment procurement
  • Upgrade and maintain the aesthetic integrity of the office, including work rooms, conference rooms, breakroom, fitness room, Reception area, etc.
  • Keep management informed by reviewing and analyzing special reports; summarizing information; identifying trends.
  • Maintain office staff job results, including Reception area, by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Create partnerships with all departments and appropriate vendors
  • Other duties as assigned

Education: Professional, two or four-year degree required.
3+ years of Office Management experience
Individual must demonstrate strong communication and presentation skills to engage stakeholders, ensuring comprehension and ultimately influencing behaviors.
Individual must possess personal organization and time management skills with the ability to adapt and function effectively in a fast paced, changing environment.
Other Technical Skills required: Basic understanding of Microsoft Office programs, including Outlook, Excel, and Word

Onboarding Requirements

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

3+ years
How to apply:

Apply online at www.christensenfarms.com or call 1-800-889-8531 for more information.

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