July 19, 2021
Smithfield Foods to host late-July nationwide hiring event in US
Smithfield Foods, Inc. has announced it will host its first national hiring campaign on the United States National Hot Dog Day on July 21.
The Virginia-based food company will offer walk-in hiring events at 47 of its US locations and conduct on-the-spot job interviews for up to 2,500 hourly positions across the company's facilities, farms and distribution centers.
"We cannot think of a better way to celebrate National Hot Dog Day than hosting a national hiring event to grow our Smithfield Family and expand our global team of more than 63,000 strong dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly" said Arturo Towns, senior vice president of human resources for Smithfield Foods. "As a leading protein company, we are passionate about fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment that empowers every member of our team to take charge of their career and professional development. We are pleased to welcome candidates and invite them to join our exciting industry and culture."
The company is hiring full-time hourly positions in its plant, farm and distribution operations, including general facilities production and maintenance positions, herdsperson positions in its hog production operations and material handler positions in its distribution centers.