Good food starts with good people.

Careers

Great pay. Great benefits. Great people.

With operations in 32 U.S. states and across seven countries, we offer plenty of opportunities in multiple locations. That means greater flexibility for you and your family to become part of helping us produce good food done right.

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At Smithfield, people feel they are a part of something special, something that matters. Discover a career with us today.

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Early Career

For college and university internships and our Career Foundation Program, designed to jump-start your career, search for available opportunities throughout the company.

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Current Employees

For current Smithfield employees interested in advancement and other opportunities, search for available positions throughout the company.

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Why Smithfield?

We invest in training and education opportunities to promote career advancement, diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives to cultivate a welcoming workplace, and benefits to support health and well-being.
People Matter

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

Growth & Development

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

Benefits

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

Sustainability Pledge

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

At Smithfield, we have a great staff with great benefits for your family and good wages.
- Miquel Stewart, Maintenance Mechanic, Smithfield North, VA
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We make more than good food.

We make good jobs. We've identified a few specific locations with in-demand roles that fit across a wide variety of skill sets, education, and experience. Interested in living and working in one of these areas? Take a look at available jobs today!

View our jobs in Crete, NE View our jobs in Tar Heel, NC View our jobs in Sioux Falls, SD

In Demand Roles at Smithfield

From farms to facilities, and everything in between, we have a variety of positions that fit across a wide variety of skill sets, education, and experience.

Not sure what to apply for? Submit your resume and one of our specialists will help you find your fit

Pig Whisperer

Starting before sunrise, the Whisperer knows and cares about the needs of our animals and how they are raised.

Super Packer

Explore our operations openings (think packing plants and packaging facilities) in hometowns around the U.S.

Career Kickstarter

We need college students to fill our paid internship positions. Smarty pants not required. Regular pants are fine.

Road Wrangler

Have a CDL? We have jobs. From farms to customers, we keep the highways hopping hauling great food.

2020 Best for Vets

Military veterans understand the value of purposeful work, and approximately 1,800 of them play a daily role in advancing Smithfield’s success. Through our Helping Our Heroes initiative, we plan to hire 4,000 military veterans by the end of 2025.

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