Hormel Foods is a $7.9 billion Fortune 500 corporation established in 1891. We are a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded food products, exporting over 1600 products to more than 50 countries. Hormel Foods is built on traditions of brand strength, quality, innovation, and value, while taking advantage of new trends in technology.
Job Purpose: Pork Procurement Managers are the main link between hog producers and the company. They procure high quality hogs in a designated territory in the most cost effective manner possible, according to Hormel Foods' guidelines. They are responsible for keeping the company and producers updated on market changes, scheduling trucks to the facilities, interpreting markets, and evaluating livestock as they come in.
Purchase hogs that meet Hormel Foods' high standards
Utilize technology to demonstrate to producers where opportunities exist for them to improve their business
Manage contractual relationships with producers
Encourage producers to continually upgrade their hogs through feeding programs, environmental changes, and breeding stock selection
Make sure all hogs are handled properly and animal welfare guidelines are used
Meet all packers and stockyard requirements while weighing and pricing hogs
Bachelor's degree or higher in Animal Science, Agricultural Business, Meat Science, or a related field with a 2.7 cumulative GPA or higher
Must be a Citizen or National of the Unites States, a lawful, permanent resident, or have authorization to work in the United States
Applicants must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship for an employment visa
Must be open to relocation
Typical starting locations include Austin, Minnesota or Fremont, Nebraska
Location is based on business needs at the time an offer is made
Pork Procurement Managers will partner with experienced Pork Procurement Managers to develop the skills and expertise necessary to provide the Company with excellent raw materials
Pork Procurement Managers attend a one week new employee orientation at our Corporate Office in Austin, Minnesota. This will include presentations by different divisions to increase product knowledge, company knowledge, and leadership skills.
Successful Pork Procurement Managers will advance to higher-level positions in the procurement area
Additional opportunities may exist in different departments, facilities, or subsidiaries
Hormel Foods' "promote-from-within" philosophy rewards outstanding performance
Hormel Foods offers an excellent benefits package. Competitive base salary plus bonus, annual merit increase performance reviews, medical, dental, vision, non-contributory pension, profit sharing, 401(k), stock purchase plan, and more.
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Hormel Foods is an EEO/AAP employer.