Finishing Farm Manager

Smithfield Foods

Maxton , North Carolina

Summary: Responsibilities include total operation of a company finishing farm, including training/developing employees, implementing corporate personnel/procedural policies including but not limited to EMS, IPS, animal care, BMS, controlling operating costs, and providing an overall quality product to the farms customers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Follow the safety requirements of the Injury Prevention System (IPS).
  • Maintain unit bio-security.
  • Manages all activities/processes related to farm management and operations.
  • Schedules/performs according to all standard procedures and policies set out by company technical manuals.
  • Manages financial performance by controlling costs, budgeting, business and financial planning, and tracking financial activity via P&L review.
  • Plans, sets and Monitors goals, then communicates results to Production Specialist.
  • Develops subordinates by leading, planning (short and long term), managing, coaching, mentoring and providing a positive professional image at all times.
  • Ensures all staff move through the Training and Certification process as rapidly as possible.
  • Establishes and maintains open communication with all farm staff, management, other departments, external customers and suppliers, refers all external communication to appropriate SHP spokesperson to identify potential problems and initiate improvements.
  • Manages and administers all Human Resources/employee relations functions relating to farm management such as compensation, records, vacation, performance reviews, etc.
  • Ensures the operation is functioning in an environmentally responsible way and practicing approved land and nutrient management techniques. Functions as a company steward of land resources.
  • Ensures that the farm working environment is safe, by providing equipment, training, and actions to prevent hazardous conditions by meeting Smithfield-IPS standards.
  • Ensures all equipment, machinery and vehicles are accounted for and properly maintained.
  • Responsible for being in compliance with all environmental laws and procedures to which Smithfield Hog Production LLC subscribes.
  • Incumbent will be responsible for understanding and complying with company EMS policies and procedures in the performance of their job duties.
  • Report all environmental issues immediately to their supervisor.
  • Read and understand the company's emergency notification process and will be responsible for reviewing that policy at their work site.
  • Performs all other activities and responsibilities as defined by management.
  • Responsible to ensure that all animals are managed in accordance with Smithfifeld Animal Care Policy, and employees are trained and accountable to that standard.
  • All other duties as assigned necessary for the care of the swine and/or the swine facility.


  • Candidate must have an understanding of basic math and computer literacy
  • Certified in Finishing
  • Proven record of past good production performance
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Basic maintenance experience
  • Previous supervising experience preferred