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Iowa State Job Bank Employer Hog Buyer in Estherville, Iowa

iFarmers Union Industries, LLC, also known as FUI, is a leading agricultural based manufacturing company based in Redwood Falls, MN. FUI is a premier provider of specialized products, providing superior value and services to our members and customers.Redwood Farms Meat Processors, located in Estherville, IA, was built out of a passion for the Great American Farm and its traditions. Youill see that in our people, our products, and in the partnership with our parent company, Farmers Union Industries. RedwoodiFarmsiis changing the wayipork is processed. Learn more about what we do at are currently looking for a Hog Buyer to join our team in Estherville, IA! Our facility features all new, state-of-the-art equipment for improved pork processing, with more additions coming soon! We offer a competitive starting wage, a complete benefits package, paid time off, paid holidays and birthday holiday, great team members, and more!iPlease submit an application online ati to get started!Areas of Accountability All areas of accountability to be delivered in a manner that aligns with the values and business strategy of Farmers Union Industries.Procurement iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiii Inventory ManagementSupplier Relationsiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii i i i i i i i iTeam LeadershipEssential Duties and ResponsibilitiesResponsible for maintaining the highest level of confidentiality, customer service and professionalismInteract regularly with existing customers and future accounts through site visits and events, strengthening the company imageEstablish and monitor process to communicate, create, and/or share ideas to drive continuous improvement and growthAssist with pricing goals in accordance with FUI guidelinesNegotiation and purchasing of hogs via a predetermined price scale specification listAssist in recruiting and maintaining suppliers that provide high quality market hogsOversee all activities related to procurement from purchase to deliveryMaintain headcount and weight of hogs received at the plantWork with barn team to complete daily tasks and ensure livestock are handled properlyMaintain records of business transactions and product inventoriesInput information into the computer as the hogs are received to allow for accurate pricing and paymentPrepare and issue purchase orders for payment to producersTrack and analyze daily hog and pork markets to determine present and future hog availabilityEnsure USDA regulatory compliance, HACCP, SSOP, SOP, GMP, and SQF program quality, and safetyiSituations may arise that require employees to temporarily or permanently assume responsibility for tasks not specifically outlined in this job description. Employees may be requested to work additional hours and/or accommodate a heavier than normal work load.Qualifications1-3 years of livestock buying and receiving experienceExperience in pork manufacturing industry, preferredProficient in Word, Excel, and OutlookAbility to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds