Smithfield Foods
Hog Loader - Blue Mountain
At a glance
Location: US-UT-Milford Map
Posted: 12/02/2019
Closing: 01/01/2020
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Smithfield Foods
Job description

Hog Loader
Position Available

If you are looking for a career in a fun, rewarding team environment, Smithfield is the opportunity you’ve been searching for. Challenge yourself with a stable company that offers great benefits and opportunities!

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Works with other loaders to sort out and drive finishing animals from pens to truck, with special concern for animal welfare and proper handling.
•Sorts and loads animals in a productive, SAFE and efficient manner
•Uses herding board to move animals from pen to aisle
•Counts animals onto truck
•Insures proper handling of animals in compliance with Smithfield HPD Loading Department SOP’s, AWMS, and PQA Plus programs
•Assist with facility and equipment maintenance

Starting wage: $14
Schedule: Rotating nights and days depending on the season
9-10 hours a day, 5 days a week

Job requirements

•High School diploma or GED preferred
•Previous livestock handing helpful
•Ability to do hard physical labor
•Strong commitment to team work
•Must be able to use loading equipment and tools
•Must be able to lift 50 pounds
•Must be able to work day or night shifts
•Must be able to report to work at designated assembly area
•Must be able to work night shift or day shift
•Must not be color blind

Abilities Required:
•Must be able to climb over, under, and around penning
•Must be able to walk and stand on concrete for 9 to 12 hours per day, walking down narrow alleys and stepping in and out of penning
•Must be able to walk an average of 2 – 4 miles per day, occasionally up to 5 or 6
•Must be able to continually lift up to 50 lbs.
•Must be able to push, pull, drag up to 250 lbs. and work in situations involving a leaned-over or low to the ground situation
•Must be able to tolerate and willing to learn and perform the following tasks: euthanasia, castration, vaccinations, piglet processing, cesarean sections, boar detusking, ear tagging and tattooing for identification, taking blood samples and other procedures normal to animal husbandry
•Must be able to operate a high pressure washing system
•Must be able to perform repetitive motions (i.e. lifting penning, giving inoculations)
•Must be able to work with a wide range of antibiotics (i.e. penicillin)
•Must be able to tolerate blood, animal dander, manure, dust, odors, and frequently hot and noisy conditions
•Must be able to communicate with farm leader

Hog Loader - Blue Mountain