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 Operations Training Manager is responsible for creating and maintaining partnerships with Production Leaders within Christensen Farms on the development and execution of training programs to support management growth in our core business. This position must develop deep relationships with both Production and the HR organizations to establish a training curriculum designed to increase business capability, develop future leaders and enhance overall employee performance.
Major Areas of Accountability
Farm Management (Sow Farm Managers, Production Managers)
Service & Flow Managers
6+ years of Sow Production experience with large scale staff supervision. Excellent communication skills.
Previous experience in creating and presenting training materials.
Requires an individual that has outstanding detail and organizational ability.
Supports the organization’s mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, commitment, accountability and ownership.
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