Smithfield Foods

  • Job ID
    FLSA Status
    1st Shift
  • Overview

    The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job.  Overall accountabilities are defined in this section.


    Responsible for accurately accounting for purchased livestock and freight, and making accurate reports to the USDA regarding these purchases. Assists livestock buyers by supplying needed information pertaining to contracts. Focuses on superior customer service and assists producers that may have questions about payment and changes in addresses. 


    Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows:



    • Enters information into HogPro(SAP) such as livestock head count and weight, freight adjustments, maintains producer information, livestock contracts, and prints summary reports daily.

     Mandatory Reporting

    • Accurately reports purchases to USDA, on time, in each reporting period. Primary contact person for USDA, Smithfield, or thirty party audits of purchases and reports.

    Customer Service

    • Provides customer service and support for hog buyers and procurement team.


    • Maintains and files daily and monthly records.

    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.


    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.

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 2+ year’s relevant experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Must possess basic accounting skills.
    • Advanced knowledge of HogPro(SAP).
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel and Word.
    • Ability to operate basic office equipment; fax, copier, computer and multi-line telephone systems; and postage machines.
    • Strong customer service and communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
    • Specific vision includes close vision and ability to adjust focus.
    • Frequently required to sit, use hands to handle, or feel, and talk or hear.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Office and plant setting.  The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.
    • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.

    EEO/AA Information

    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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