Farm Operations Intern
Guymon, OK 
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Job/Internship Description

JOB PURPOSE

Farm Operations interns will learn about commercial pork production and how a leading pork producer cares for and raises its market pigs. Interns will have a direct impact on animal production operations by being a part of an animal caretaking team and gaining an in-depth understanding of farm units within Seaboard Foods' connected systems. The internship period will be 10 weeks in Guymon, Oklahoma, Intern must be fully engaged and understand that he/she will be expected to be an integral part of the production team, working on the daily processes of the farm.

RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS

  • Learn farm units within the system -- sow farm, nurseries, and grow-finish farms.
  • Attend to and care for pigs in all stages of production and development
  • Perform hands on tasks at a variety of levels including: processing piglets, power washing barns, monitoring barn environment and ventilation, monitoring feed and water supply, record-keeping, treating animals as needed, and more.
  • Learn farm management tasks such as scheduling, reporting, and production documentation.


CORE COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS IN ALL ROLES:
instills trust, communicates effectively, action oriented, accepts accountability, and collaborates with others.


REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year college
  • Must be comfortable working in a farm environment.
  • Strong leadership skills are a plus
  • Good critical thinking and judgement skills to reach the best possible solution to a problem.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people such as employees, managers, and senior management.
  • Flexible and able to work on assigned weekends (Saturday/Sunday)

ABOUT SEABOARD FOODS

At Seaboard Foods, we create the most sought-after pork. A top U.S. pork producer/processor and leading exporter to 30+ countries, we are committed to bringing excellence to the table, seeking a better way to produce wholesome pork and connect every step between our farms and family tables. Together, more than 5,000 employees in five states work in our farms, feed mills, and processing plant, to produce Prairie Fresh pork, ensuring the well-being of our animals, the environment, our employees and the communities we call home.

Seaboard Foods is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

 

Position Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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