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General Production

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Carroll
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Locations US-IA-Carroll

Category Operations

Type Full-Time

FLSA Status Hourly

Shift 1st and 2nd Shift

Job Locations


Your Opportunity

**Join the Smithfield Family!**


**A great job and a great future await you at Smithfield Foods. As the
world\'s largest pork processor and largest hog producer in the United
States, we\'re a \$16 billion global food company with more than 55,000
employees. We\'re looking for motivated people who want to join our team
and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. ** Current
opportunities include positions in General Production, Maintenance
Mechanics, Quality Assurance and Food Safety.

**Our team members receive industry-leading wages and are eligible for
great benefits packages: **

- Comprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and More

** In addition, we offer opportunities for career growth, professional
development, and tuition assistance.**

Core Responsibilities

Production employees at Smithfield handle materials and use hand tools,
machinery, and equipment to help deliver good food responsibly to
America\'s dinner table. Production team members at Smithfield perform
physically demanding work that requires good hand-eye coordination,
attention to detail, strength and stamina. Team members must be
available to work scheduled hours, which may include mandatory overtime,
depending upon production demands.


*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform
the essential functions*.

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Applicants must be willing and able to:

- Understand and follow oral and written instructions
- Perform a task requiring continuous/repetitive movement, including
grasping, pinching hands, flexing, and extending arms
- Stand on concrete and/or platforms for up to a 12-hour shift
- Work around animal blood and/or carcass parts
- Work with a knife (if trained)
- Work in cold areas (approximately 20-40 degrees) and/or warm areas
(over 100 degrees)
- Work in an environment that is wet and humid
- Work while wearing a hard hat, hearing/eye protection, and
steel-toed safety shoes
- Work in a noisy environment using personal protective equipment
- Work with sanitation/cleaning chemicals
- Work around strong smells/odors
- Climb/move on ladders, steps, stairways, walkways and platforms
- Bend, stoop, and twist repetitively over the course of an entire
- Walk long distances
- This work is physically demanding and can require the use of some or
all body parts and muscle groups. Some positions may require
repetitive overhead lifting up to 30 lbs, single lifting of heavy
objects which can weigh up to 60 lbs, or lifting of objects using
mechanical assistance.
- Additional essential functions may be applicable to specific jobs.

*The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and
level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are
not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties,
and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties
as assigned.*

Careers and Benefits

To learn more about Smithfield\'s benefits, visit


More than 63,000 employees globally drive our success. We strive to
create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment.


Working at Smithfield isn\'t just a job - it\'s the foundation for a
lifelong career with training designed to help you advance


Our people matter. That\'s why we offer excellent, comprehensive
benefits packages to our full-time employees.


Sustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we operate. We
believe in innovating for the future.

About Smithfield Foods

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is
an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach.
With more than 60,000 jobs globally, we are dedicated to producing
\"Good food. Responsibly\" and serve as one of the world\'s leading
vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered
sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our
industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in our U.S.
company-owned operations and reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our
entire U.S. value chain by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to
end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food
servings to our communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of
high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield, Eckrich and Nathan\'s
Famous, among many others. For more information, visit, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter,
LinkedIn and Instagram.

EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace
diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans
status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group
status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

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Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.

Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to
race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual
with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related
characteristic as directed by law.

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