Careers

If you are interested in becoming part of the LB Pork team, please print out the form from the link below.  Send it to LB Pork, Attention: Dianne Bettin, 109 N. Bridgeman St, Fairmont, MN 56031 or  Email  dianne@lbpork.com 

LINK:   LB Pork Job Application

JOIN THE LB PORK TEAM!

CURRENT POSITIONS:  See Job Descriptions below for OFFICE ASSISTANT, SHOP MECHANIC, AND FEED MILL DRIVER posItions

OFFICE ASSISTANT:

This position is responsible for production records support, supply inventory and records.  Additional responsibilities include handling front desk activity, fuel records, and providing administrative support to the Management. 

Administrative Support

  • Providing administrative support to the Management (calendar, communications, mailings, etc.)
  • Handling front desk activity when needed.
  • Receiving deliveries of medicines and supplies
  • Supply ordering
  • Filing and faxes
  • Office Machines
  • Conference room and kitchen management
  • General Office duties
  • Website and Social Media
  • Assist with event planning and organization 

Data Entry and Documentation

  • Assist with data entry in Production software (Metafarms etc), Google docs, and more.
  • Record barn medicine usage
  • Maintenance documentation.
  • Create barn books as needed.
  • Assist with training materials and SOP’s 

Additional Job Functions

  • Update fuel and gasoline records monthly
  • Other job duties as required. 

Minimum Qualifications (Education, Skills and Experience) 

  • A strong understanding of office coordination. 
  • Able to operate a variety of office machines. 
  • Detail oriented. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Able to manage and follow through on multiple projects. 
  • Able to work well with others. 
  • Ability to multi-task. 
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Google Docs, & Web are a MUST. 

Other Skills/Abilities

  • A basic understanding of hog production and practices, preferred.
  • Data entry experience, preferred. 

Physical Demands

  • Occasionally required to lift light to moderate weights (<50 pounds). 
  • Able to work at a computer and operate keyboard for long periods.

FARM SHOP MECHANIC:

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:  Adjusts, services, and repairs autos, pickups, heavy trucks, semi’s and miscellaneous machinery, including farm equipment, hydraulics and skid loaders.  Main emphasis will be experience with pickup maintenance.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs a full range of skilled automotive repair work, such as minor tune-ups, electrical system servicing, and engine overhauls on a wide range of vehicles.
  • Estimates costs of repairs and keeps records and creates reports pertaining to repairs performed.
  • Instructs operators in the proper operation and servicing of the equipment.
  • Operates and maintains shop equipment.
  • Able to drive a semi or heavy truck (ex: feed truck)
  • Perform other farm maintenance and miscellaneous jobs as needed.
  • Communicate with owners and managers about tasks, problems, questions, and supplies needed.
  • Keep farm appearance, inside and out, clean, neat, and organized 

SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Assist other departments when necessary
  • Assist in special projects/requests when necessary 

WORK SCHEDULE:

  • Monday – Friday (generally 7 AM to 5 PM)
  • Able to work some Saturdays
  • Ability to work extra hours in helping with spring and fall fieldwork

 JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Mechanics training preferred.
  • Knowledge of farm mechanics preferred. 

SKILLS:

  • Ability to multi-task and handle interruptions necessary.
  • Able to maintain the shop in an organized manner.
  • Patience required in instruction and dealing with drivers with varied levels of experience. 

COMPENSATION:

  • Hourly pay
  • Time and a half after 48 hours
  • Eligible for health Insurance, life insurance and 3% match retirement funding after waiting period. HSA available that company makes contribution to.  Dental, vision, and short term disability plans available. 

For more information contact:  Dianne Bettin, LB Pork Inc., Northrop, MN

507-873-4291 Ext 101 dianne@lbpork.com

 

FEED MILL DRIVER/TECHNICIAN 

Responsible for feed delivery & ingredient hauling.  Assist with feed mill operations 

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accurate and timely delivery of feed to production sites. Pick up feed ingredients as needed.
  • Assist with transfer of corn between sites during harvest and throughout the year.
  • Coordinate with FFM to assist with feed manufacturing as needed.
  • Responsible for feed mill operations when FFM is not available.
  • Keep feed mill appearance, inside and out, clean, neat, and organized 

SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Assist other departments and assist in special projects/requests when necessary
  • Able to lift 50#
  • Must complete fork lift training
  • Maintain good driving record 

WORK SCHEDULE:

  • Monday – Friday (generally 7 AM to 5 PM)
  • Work every other Saturday
  • Work 2 out of 6 Holidays
  • Ability to work overtime
  • Ability to work extra hours in helping with spring and fall fieldwork 

COMPENSATION:

  • Hourly pay
  • Time and a half after 48 hours
  • Eligible for health Insurance, life insurance and 3% match retirement funding after waiting period. HSA available that company makes contribution to.  Dental, vision, accident and short-term disability plans available.