Department Team Leader

Full time @Seaboard Foods in Production Email Job
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  • Job ID 41609
  • Experience 1-2 years

Job Description


Under the direction of the Farm Supervisor, the Department Team Leader will attend and care for swine. They will also assist in supervising employees on the farm.


At Seaboard Foods, we create the most sought-after pork. A top U.S. pork producer/processor and leading exporter to 30+ countries, we are committed to bringing excellence to the table, seeking a better way to produce wholesome pork and connect every step between our farms and family tables. Together, more than 5,000 employees in five states work in our farms, feed mills, and processing plant, to produce Prairie Fresh® pork, ensuring the well-being of our animals, the environment, our employees and the communities we call home.


  • Ensure all standard operating procedures are being followed and facilities are in good working condition.
  • Maintain high herd health and adhere to all biosecurity set forth by the company and proper feeding and care of animals.
  • Training of employees on day-to-day processes and procedures to develop a competent workforce by utilizing hands-on training methods.
  • Supervising and scheduling groups of employees and acting as manager when the supervisor is not present
  • Maintain accurate records and reports of animals, employees, and supplies on the farm.
  • Assist and ensure that all weekly and daily reports are turned in timely and accurately.
  • Adhere to all safety procedures.
  • Follow the assigned medication and vaccination protocols for the farm.
  • Maintain the alarm system and all emergency systems and answer alarm calls properly

CORE COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS IN ALL ROLES: instills trust, communicates effectively, action-oriented, ensures accountability, and drives results.



  • Associate degree (A.A) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be proficient in English language, reading and writing.


The hours and days of work are established by departmental needs and at the discretion of management. After-hours, weekends and overnight travel as requested


While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is commonly exposed to airborne particles and gases at low concentrations.  The employee is frequently exposed to waste material, feed, and hog dust.


  • Medical, vision & dental benefits upon hire
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Time Off & Company Holidays
  • Wellness Program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee pork purchase program

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