Careers

Truck Wash Individual – Oakville, Iowa

TriOak Foods is seeking candidates to become a full time Truck Wash Person working in Oakville, Iowa.  The Truck Wash Person is primarily responsible for all steps related to cleaning our animal hauling equipment based out of Oakville.  This includes power washing, disinfecting, drying and baking to make sure that clean trailers are ready to support internal transportation schedules.

The person selected will be operating power washers to clean and disinfect trailers according to operating procedures and in a safe manner.  This is a 1st shift position with a Monday – Friday schedule, but the person selected for this job must be willing to work flexible hours based on the schedules of the trucks / trailers that must be cleaned every day.

The person selected must:

  • Understand and operate the power washing, baking and drying systems.
  • Be physically capable of pressure washing trailers safely and efficiently. This is a very physically demanding position.
  • Understand biosecurity, comply with truck sanitizing protocols and work safely throughout the processes.
  • Inspect trailers after washing to ensure it meets company standards.
  • Comply with the company standard operating and safety procedures.
  • Be able to work independently and follow directions
  • It would be helpful for the selected person to get a CDL-A in the future so he / she can move trucks around our Oakville location.

Individuals will be considered for this position based on the following criteria:  work history, attendance record, attitude, performance history, etc.

If you have interest in this position and believe that you are qualified, please contact Brian Blake, Human Resources at (319-766-2230 ext. 279).

General Manager – Colorado Operations – located in Lamar, CO

Colorado Operations – located in Lamar, CO

The person selected will be responsible for the management of all production and physical attributes of the Colorado production system by successfully carrying out and understanding both core processes and key process measures while demonstrating leadership skills in delegation and completion of tasks.

The person selected for this position must:

  1. Manage the daily productions activities for the production facilities in Colorado. Additional responsibilities over time may include work in the areas of feed manufacturing, environmental management, and regulatory management.
  2. Effectively lead and manage team members to create a strong, stable, skilled team that delivers results. This could include; promotion of safety, necessary documentation of work-related injuries, creating work schedules, recruiting potential candidates, on-boarding, provide support for discipline, actively participate in terminations and documentation and the development of new team members.
  3. Assist with implementing all company policies, directing and coordinating all farm activities to develop and implement long-range goals, business strategies and objectives to help achieve business and profitability growth objectives.
  4. Manage biosecurity protocols for all locations.
  5. Be a leader related to animal care and handling with respect to company operating procedures.
  6. Always lead with a focus on a safe work environment and make sure safe work processes are followed by employees.
  7. Responsible for focusing efforts on the reduction of costs and increasing throughput.
  8. Responsible for the overall appearance of the Colorado Production locations, both internally and externally.

To be successful in this position the person must:

  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate honesty, trustworthiness, dependability, caring and respect.
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact effectively and professionally with employees and management. Ability to speak and read Spanish is required.

To be qualified for this position the person should be able to:

  • Demonstrate expertise in swine management for a minimum of five years.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage inventory and throughput efficiently.
  • Understand, retain and perform oral and written instructions in English & Spanish.
  • Not own or live near any swine and not live with anyone who has contact with swine.

TriOak Foods offers a strong benefits package (insurance options, 401K with match, profit sharing, PTO program, etc.) and a competitive salary based on experience.

If you have interest in being considered for this position and believe that you are qualified, please contact Tracy Jones, Human Resources at 515-221-8436.

Regional Finishing Manager – located between Monmouth, IL and Macomb, IL

The person selected will be responsible to manage Field Staff in Illinois and oversee the production of 250,000 – 300,000 pig spaces within the region.  Responsibilities will include leading and growing Field Staff through day-to-day processes, helping to identify / solve production issues, providing technical direction and support, relationship building with growers in our system, auditing of protocols and quality standards, and other related duties.

The person selected for this position must:

  1. Enjoy working with pigs, have a thorough understanding of pig production and be driven to make improvements within the system.
  2. Have very strong communication and organizational skills to effectively manage the regional field staff and the spaces throughout the region.
  3. Be able to manage / lead regional staff to ensure that protocols are being met including health guidelines, biosecurity, operating procedures, etc.   Auditing will be part of this position also.
  4. Develop / maintain strong relationships with the staff veterinarian, internal and external transport teams, the relations team and other departments related to finishing pigs in the region.
  5. Have proven track record working with pigs and a work history that includes building effective work relationships.
  6. Be efficient working in a variety of software applications including Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint.
  7. Have a Degree in Animal Science or an Ag-related Degree in addition to experience working with pigs.   Significant experience working with pigs in progressive positions may qualify a candidate who does not have a degree.

TriOak Foods offers a strong benefits package (insurance options, 401K with match, profit sharing, PTO program, etc.) and a competitive salary based on experience.

If you have interest in being considered for this position and believe that you are qualified, please contact Brian Blake, Human Resources at 319-766-2230 ext. 279.

Sow Farm Herdsperson Individuals – at our sow farm near Columbus Junction, Iowa

TriOak Foods is seeking to hire Sow Farm Herdspersons to work at our farm located near Columbus Junction, Iowa.

These positions have a variety of duties within the sow farm operations including breeding and / or farrowing activities.  Regular responsibilities will also include daily care, feeding, processing and barn upkeep associated with our animals.

The individuals selected for this position must be able to:

  1. Follow safety rules and bio-security regulations setup by TriOak Foods.
  2. Effectively work with swine in our barns or be willing to learn proper swine husbandry skills.
  3. Check animals for stress, vaccinate, treat and manage sick animals as needed according to company protocols.
  4. Work safely while working with our animals including breeding, farrowing and while moving animals.
  5. Troubleshoot problems in swine production facilities and take corrective actions as needed.
  6. Complete power-washing, disinfecting and other cleanup as needed.
  7. Work unsupervised, be self-motivated and proactive.
  8. Physically capable of lifting 75 lbs.
  9. Work well with co-workers and your manager in order to complete duties as a team.
  10. Have good attendance.
  11. Perform other duties assigned by your supervisor or management.

If you have interest and believe that you are qualified, please contact Brian Blake (319-766-2230 ext. 279).

Breeding Department Head – St. Anthony, IA

FULL TIME

We are seeking candidates to fill 1 immediate opening in our Breeding Department as the Breeding Department Head at our Marco Pork Sow Facility.

As a Breeding Department Head, this person selected would manage all functions in that department including staff for the successful operation of the unit.

Some of the tasks that would be the responsibility of this individual would include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking an active role in TriOak’s safety, biosecurity and animal welfare programs.
  • Perform all required duties in a timely manner as outlined in the S.O.P (Standard Operating Procedure).
  • Work scheduled hours which may include nights and weekends and comply with company expectations for attendance at work.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with all co-workers and be able to accept constructive criticism by co-workers and supervisors.
  • Follow all rules and procedures from both the employee handbook and direct rules and procedures from supervisor.
  • Attend all mandatory meetings and training.
  • Understand and demonstrate AI (Artificial Insemination) protocols and procedures.
  • Achieve conception rate goal for wean sows or gilts set by location.
  • Understand and perform proper techniques of prostaglandin use.
  • Understand and perform time efficiencies in all tasks.
  • Assist in maintaining inventories of medications and supplies.
  • Take responsibility for correct handling and storage of semen.
  • Understand and demonstrate knowledge of pregnancy diagnostics.
  • Understand and demonstrate knowledge of unit targets and objectives.
  • Perform equipment, facilities, grounds maintenance and manure handling as required.
  • Understand and demonstrate correct animal handling techniques at all times.

If you have interest in this position and believe that you are qualified, please contact Tracy Jones (515-221-8436) or by completing an online application.

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Feed Delivery Driver – Oakville, IA

FULL TIME

TriOak Foods is seeking candidates to fill 2 openings for full time CDL Feed Delivery Drivers on 2nd shift to work out of our Oakville, Iowa Feed Mill. These positions normally start early afternoons and work Monday through Friday. TriOak Drivers normally deliver 3 or 4 loads per shift to local farms where automated equipment is used to unload feed into farm bins outside.

Successful candidates must have a valid CDL-A, a good driving record, solid experience driving tractor trailers, a good attitude and be able to operate unloading equipment at customer locations.

TriOak Foods offers a strong benefits package (insurance options, 401K with match, profit sharing, PTO program, etc.) and a competitive salary based on experience.

Qualified candidates should apply at the address below or call 319-766-2230 ext. 279 to request an application.

TriOak Foods – Oakville Feed Mill, 103 W. Railroad Street, Oakville, IA 52646

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Feed Delivery Driver – Oakville, IA

PART-TIME/FLEX-TIME

TriOak Foods is seeking candidates to fill openings for part-time/flex-time CDL Feed Delivery Drivers on 2nd shift to work out of our Oakville, Iowa Feed Mill. These positions normally start early afternoons. TriOak will work with selected candidates to create part-time/flex-time schedules, including possibly working partial shifts every day or full shifts certain days of the week. TriOak Drivers normally deliver 3 or 4 loads per shift to local farms where automated equipment is used to unload feed into farm bins outside.

Successful candidates must have a valid CDL-A, a good driving record, solid experience driving tractor trailers, a good attitude and be able to operate unloading equipment at customer locations.

TriOak Foods offers a competitive salary based on experience.

Qualified candidates should apply at the address below or call 319-766-2230 ext. 279 to request an application.

TriOak Foods – Oakville Feed Mill, 103 W. Railroad Street, Oakville, IA 52646

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