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At Smithfield Foods, “good” doesn’t stop with our products — it’s in everything we do.
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Opportunities for career advancement and one of the best safety records in the industry.

About Us

GOOD IS WHAT WE DO

GOOD IS WHAT WE DO

At Smithfield Foods, “good” doesn’t stop with our products — it’s in everything we do.View the campaign

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Opportunities for career advancement and one of the best safety records in the industry.Search opportunities
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Good food starts with good people
Good food starts with good people

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Great pay. Great benefits. Great people.

Why Smithfield?

At 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.

Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status or status as a disabled individual. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment selection process, please call us at 757-357-1595.

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

Education

In partnership with Guild, Smithfield provides upfront tuition assistance, covering up to 100% of tuition costs for various degree and certificate programs and offering partial funding for other learning programs to help team members accomplish their personal and professional goals.  Smithfield offers more than 200 fully or partially funded programs across 60+  learning partners, including college degrees and certificates in high-growth areas like business, technology, engineering, sustainability and more; high school completion and college preparatory programs; and English language learning. Full-time and part-time Smithfield team members are eligible on their first day of employment. Learn more at smithfield.guildeducation.com. Join our team and apply today at smithfieldfoods.com/job-search.

People Matter
People MatterWith more than 60,000 jobs globally, our employees drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment.
Growth & Development
Growth & DevelopmentWorking at Smithfield isn't just a job – it's the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally.
Benefits
BenefitsOur people matter. That's why we offer excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time employees.
Sustainability Pledge
Sustainability PledgeSustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the future.
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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 jobs in Crete, NEView jobs in Tar Heel, NCView jobs in Sioux Falls, SD
We make more than good food.

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
Pig WhispererStarting before sunrise, the Whisperer knows and cares about the needs of our animals and how they are raised.Find hog production careers
Super Packer
Super PackerExplore our operations openings (think packing plants and packaging facilities) in hometowns around the U.S.Search operations openings
Career Kickstarter
Career KickstarterWe need college students to fill our paid internship positions. Smarty pants not required. Regular pants are fine.View internship opportunities
Road Wrangler
Road WranglerHave a CDL? We have jobs. From farms to customers, we keep the highways hopping hauling great food.Explore CDL jobs
Best for Vets

2023 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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