by John Vogel
The company itself was founded in 1959. Their belief is that the heartland work ethic directly translates into international success. The headquarters is located in Kansas City, Missouri. They operate independently as a part of the Smithfield family of companies. As a valued part of Smithfield Foods, Farmland helps account for over a third of the total American pork processing capacity annually.
In the last 50 years since founding Farmland Foods, the company has grown to over 8,000 employees. Farmland believes that success comes from hard work, ingenuity, and a true commitment to quality. Farmlands’ keys to success include hiring and developing exceptional talent, creating value for the customer/consumer, embracing innovation, developing and maintaining strong business partnerships, focusing on fiscal responsibility, and creating an environment that rewards creativity.
Farmland Foods is currently looking for Veterans to help continue on in their Mission. The Farmland Mission is simple. They want to be a financially sound marketer and producer of high quality pork products for the retail, food service and international markets and to drive profitable growth through the wise deployment of capital and marketing investments that yield success and stability for their customers, employees and the share holders of Smithfield Foods, INC.
If this sounds like something that interests you as a Veteran who is a jobseeker, then please visit Hire Veterans to view their jobs which are currently available to you. These jobs will continually update, and so it is wise to constantly check back from time to time. Aside from being a great place to work for its great reputation, Farmland also offers incredible employee benefits.
Employee’s for Farmland Foods are considered to be their most important resources. Farmland employees are considered to be family, and they take care of their own. They provide employees with a complete benefits and compensation package that rival the best in the industry.
The Farmland Foods compensation package includes:
- Competitive salary
- Incentive bonus opportunities
- 401 (k) company match
- Non-contributory pension plan
Farmland Foods provides a comprehensive insurance plan to help protect your family’s health, including:
- Medical plan
- Prescription drug plan
- Dental plan
- Company-provided vision plan
- Company-provided Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
- Company-provided disability plans
- Supplemental disability plans
- Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
- Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave
- Education assistance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Adoption assistance
- Employee product discounts