Careers

Standard Nutrition Services covers a lot of territory across the United States, but our employees are local. They are a part of the communities where they work and are familiar with the regional challenges that producers face. Many of our teams were raised in the agriculture industry or have family operations today, but we are also hiring people from outside of animal agriculture to ensure our expertise diversifies as the industry continues to evolve.

Because we truly believe that our employees are our greatest strength, our core values are aligned with personal values: Trust, Respect, Integrity, and Balance in one’s life are just a few of the values we live every day. We are committed to fostering a culture that promotes long-term career satisfaction and provides opportunity for the achievement of both personal and career goals.

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Feed Mill Technician - Bancroft IA

This position assist with manufacturing feed, inventory management, receiving ingredients, and loading feed. This position runs late-mornings to evening hours, averaging 45-50 hours per week.

Prior feed mill experience preferred but not required.  A good, reliable attendance record is critical to this role.

 

Sow Farm Herdsperson - Curlew IA, Leland IA, Oelwein IA

This position has daily responsibility to work with team in sow farm caring for swine. Regular and consistent attendance is essential to the function of this position.  Work Monday-Friday with alternating weekends and holidays.  Must be able to learn to work with live animals to reduce stress of herd and maximize production.  Must be able to follow task sheets.  Will train the right person.  

Wean-to-Finish Technician - Emmetsburg, IA

This position will assist the Area Manager with the immediate responsibility for the pig care, weekend chore rotation, load in/out, washing and maintenance at Standard's managed facilities.  Regular and consistent attendance is essential to the function of this position.  Work Monday-Friday with alternating weekends and holidays.  Must have insurable drivers license. Position is based out of Emmetsburg IA. 

Junior Sow Production Supervisor - Sioux City IA/Omaha NE area

The Junior Sow Production Supervisor position will be responsible for providing oversight of breed-to-wean operations; sow farm asset management; employee development and management; and hitting key performance indicators and budgets for Standard Nutrition Services (SNS) managed farms as assigned by the Senior Sow Production Supervisor. This key position will require collaborative interaction with the Senior Sow Production Supervisors; customers and stake holders; and cooperating affiliate departments such as human resources, nutrient management, nutrition, veterinary services, transportation, repair & maintenance, and feed manufacturing. A priority will be to lead farm managers in achieving established goals, budget & compliance metrics. Sow Production Supervisors will troubleshoot facility and production issues along with other administrative functions, including recruiting, budgeting, and protocol and policy compliance and validation. Must have insurable driver's license.  Will work at farms in and around Omaha/Sioux City area. Reports out of the main office in Emmetsburg.  Some overnight travel may be required.

 

 

 

 

 

Physical Requirements

In order to perform the essential functions of most jobs associated with Standard Nutrition Services, all applicants should be able to:

  • Stand, walk, and be on feet eight to 10 hours per day, or slightly more if needed
  • Frequently bend, reach, squat and kneel
  • Ability to climb over four foot gates easily
  • Frequently use one or both hands/arms to grasp or pull
  • Frequently lift objects weighing three to 40 pounds
  • Be able to hold a power wash wand with the force of the water running through it
  • Occasionally bend while pulling and/or lifting objects weighing up to approximately 100 pounds, or requiring approximately 100 pounds of force to move with assistance of another person if needed.

 

Driving Positions

Driving positions include but are not limited to:

  • Grow/finish (pickup truck)
  • Feed trucks (Class A CDL required)
  • Livestock hauling (Class A CDL required)

These positions require a valid and insurable drivers’ license. Offers for these positions will be made pending MVR approval which includes moving and severe violations within the past five years. The number and severity of violations determines insurability. More information about driving record requirements are available upon request.