Iowa – Algona
Midwest Region – Based in Algona, Iowa
Operations throughout western Iowa; southeast South Dakota; Mt. Erie, Illinois; Nevada, Missouri, Laverne and Beaver, Oklahoma.
We employ 500 people in our operations with company owned facilities in Algona, Iowa; Mt. Erie, Illinois; Nevada, Missouri; Beaver, Oklahoma and Laverne, Oklahoma. We support feed manufacturing, sow, nursery and wean to finish production for 133,000 sows, 224,000 nursery, 1,560,000 wean to finish and 533,000 grow to finishing space. Our animals are produced at company-owned, company-managed and nearly 500 contract-grower sites.
Our Midwest Operations offer a fast paced atmosphere with opportunities to grow in every aspect of hog production, from animal care to management and more. Our positions include production (herd care technicians), production management, environmental, feed milling, maintenance and transportation positions.
All of our locations offer small town living with the conveniences of larger metropolitan areas within driving distance. Our communities boast affordable housing, excellent health care and outstanding educational services as well as a wide variety of recreational opportunities. Best of all, the communities in our Midwest operations embrace the same sense of family and community that we at Smithfield’s Hog Production Division do.
Beaver and Laverne and have a small town atmosphere and the kind of people who make you feel at home. Both have populations of under 2,000. Beaver is host to the annual World Cow Chip Throwing Championship.
Outdoor sports enthusiasts will relish this piece of prairie. Enjoy the natural beauty and abundant wildlife at Boiling Springs State Park, tee off at the Boiling Springs Golf Course or take aim at quail, dove, pheasant, turkey and deer at the Hal and Fern Cooper Wildlife Management Area or local hunting ranches. Learn about this community’s culture at the restored 1920s Woodward Arts Theatre and Cultural Centre, or explore history at the Plains Indians and Pioneers Museum, named the best local history museum in the state. Natural treasures abound in this area including beautiful lakes, alabaster caverns, mesas and sand dunes.
2124 90th Ave.
PO Box 70
Algona, IA 50511
515-295-7570, ext. 42413