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On-The-Job Trainer

Smithfield Foods
Sioux Center, IA 51250
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Responsible for the training and skill development of hourly new hire employees. Will work most of the time on the production floor coaching and assisting new employees in learning production jobs after they are hired and to assist with training on the job with employees have moved positions through the job bidding process. On the Job trainers will be responsible for some job specific training that may include LOTO, Forklift, Sanitation, and other job specific knowledge required for an employee to learn their assigned position with the company. Will work with Supervision and Training Supervisor to ensure tracking documents are in place to best identify those needing additional training.


  • Trains hourly new hire production employees on skill development and job requirements
  • Travels the production line to ensure appropriate job techniques
  • Corrects and retrains employees exhibiting behavior that is contrary to job requirements and correct job techniques.
  • Assists Training Specialist and Supervisor with progress reports, job bid qualifications and identifying trends involving employees, tools, or jobs/tasks having most the most difficulty maintaining a sharp cutting tool or being able to perform assigned positions
  • Accurately documents required training attendance.
  • Assists other plant departments as needed and miscellaneous duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Ability to rotate to different shifts based on production needs
  • Ability to travel to other facilities to assist with new start-up projects

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Continuing education beyond high school diploma/equivalency is strongly encouraged
  • Minimum of one (1) years' experience in manufacturing operations
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Bi-Lingual in more than one language preferred
  • Able to work with co-workers proactively and in a team environment
  • Shows problem solving abilities
  • Preferred knowledge of Excel or other computer programs.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.


Posted: 2021-06-29 Expires: 2021-07-31

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