Opportunities

“I started working at Reicks View Farms when I was 16 years old. After I attended college, I came back here at eventually moved up to my current position as a Sow Farm Manager. There is always opportunities to move up here.”

Issac Hover

Biosecurity Oversight

“When I first started working here, I was mind blown by how big the operation was. Although, I quickly learned the owners treat their employees like family and that was important to me. They are always challenging me to be better.”

Jose Delgado

Nursery Supervisor

Reicks View Farms is always accepting applications and resumes for hard working individuals.

We offer a competitive hourly rate and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, 401k with company match, life insurance and paid vacation. Flex Spending and Dependent Care Assistance Plan also available.

swine production technician

Reicks View Farms is seeking Livestock Technicians to work at our Sow Unit.

As a Livestock Technician you’ll specialize in daily pork production activities within the breeding or farrowing department.

As a member of our team, you’ll have the following responsibilities:
-Perform breeding/insemination processes
– Monitor, test and care for pregnant/farrowing sows
– Overall care and processing of pregnant/farrowing sows and their piglets
– Ensure pigs have adequate access to feed and water
– Administer routine and seasonal vaccinations and injections
– Maintain a safe and healthy environment for our pigs
– Maintain complete and accurate production records
– Understand and comply with biosecurity protocols

A successful candidate will be accountable, dependable, have a strong work ethic, and is willing to listen and learn.

EXPERIENCED ELECTRICAL PERSONNEL

Reicks View Farms is seeking an Experienced Electrical Personnel to join our team. 

As a member of our team, you’ll have the following responsibilities:

  • Installs and repairs electrical wiring, motors, controllers, fans and alarm systems.
  • Installs conduits and pipes to house electrical wires and cables.
     Ensures piping complies with electrical codes.
  • Installs circuit breakers and other electrical hardware and connects wiring to them.
  • Connects electrical systems to powerlines to provide electricity to the building.
  • Tests electrical systems to ensure proper installation.
  • Troubleshooting and maintenance on all existing equipment.
  • Replaces, conduit, wiring, and circuit breakers as needed.
  • Work in a manner that adheres to the company’s safety guidelines.
  • Meet company expectations for attendance at work and punctuality.
  • Communicate professionally with all co-workers and supervisors.
  • All other duties may be assigned.

Job Qualifications

 Ability to read and understand blueprints.
 Extensive knowledge of electrical systems and wiring.
 Capable of repeated actions.
 Ability to use hand and power tools.

  • Proficient in the use of test meters and other diagnostic equipment.
    Able to communicate orally and in writing with other employees and company contacts.
  • Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time on different surfaces including concrete.
  • Maintain balance on different types of surfaces.
  • Retain and perform written and spoken instructions.
  • Must not own or live near any swine. Must not live with anyone who has contact with swine.

Areas of operation including but not limited to: Sow Units, Nursery Barns, Finishing Barns, Feed Mill, General Farm Maintenance

Valid Driver’s License Required

Previous Experience Required

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

Reicks View Farms is seeking Equipment Operators to join our crops department.

As a member of our team, you’ll have the following responsibilities:

  • Operate farm equipment during planting and harvest seasons
  • Perform tillage tasks in the spring and fall
  • Assist with preparing construction sites
  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs on farm equipment and heavy machinery
  • Plow snow from driveways and parking lots

The ideal person has extensive knowledge of heavy machinery and is dependable with a strong work ethic.

Areas of operation including but not limited to: Sow Units, Nursery Barns, Finishing Barns, Feed Mill, General Farm Maintenance

Tasks may include: Installation/wiring of motors, controllers, fans, alarm systems, generator upkeep, troubleshooting and maintenance on existing equipment.

Valid Driver’s License Required

Previous Experience Required

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Reicks View Farms is seeking Maintenance Technician Supervisor to join our maintenance department.

As a member of our team, you’ll have the following responsibilities:

– Perform preventive and reactive maintenance on hog barn equipment including, but not limited to: motors, actuators, environmental controls, feeders and gates, generators, feedlines, fans, inlets, curtains, and general building maintenance.
– Manage a team of Maintenance Techs, including scheduling around biosecurity measures
– Manage Inventory
– Communicate daily to other team members and outside vendors
– Diagnose and troubleshoot unique maintenance situations and connect with outside resources
for assistance if needed
– Plow snow from driveways and parking lots

This position will also share possession of an after-hours on-call cell phone with other team members.

The ideal person will be expected to be mechanically inclined, possess strong leadership and management skills, prioritize accordingly, be able to problem-solve, be organized, multitask, and have strong communication skills. This person is also friendly, dependable, confidential, trustworthy, and has a professional demeanor.

Please apply at reicksviewfarms.com if this sounds like the right opportunity for you!

Finishing Supervisor

Reicks View Farms is seeking a Finishing Supervisor to join our swine production team.

As a Finishing Supervisor, you’ll oversee multiple finishing sites and work closely with our contract growers to ensure that our pigs meet production performance standards.

As a member of our team, you’ll have the following responsibilities:
– Maintain and monitor the overall health and well-being of our pigs in terms of nutrition, medication, and barn environment
– Administer vaccinations and medications in a timely manner
– Collect and maintain accurate production data
– Forecast, select and mark hogs for market
– Schedule and communicate pig flow information to our contract growers
– Assist with loading and unloading pigs

Reicks View Farms has a generous employee benefits package that includes health, dental, life and disability insurance, a flexible spending account (FSA) for medical and dependent care expenses, 401k with company match, paid time off and paid holidays.

Reicks View Farms is a family farm with over 300 employees and 130 production partners dedicated to farming corn and producing top quality pork.

We believe that working together as a family is what helps us strive to get better each day and sets us apart from the rest.

Please apply at reicksviewfarms.com if this sounds like the right opportunity for you!

FEED TRUCK OPERATOR

As a Feed Truck Driver, you’ll assist in our mission of “Families Feeding Families” by providing safe, high-quality pork to consumers around the world.  Everyday you’ll play a vital role by safely delivering feed to barns throughout our production system.

As a member of our team, you’ll be responsible for operating a semi-truck and feed trailer to transport and deliver feed to our sow, nursery and finishing barns. Feed is loaded into the trailer at the feed mill using an overhead drop.  Once arriving at the designated barn, you will unload feed into the feed bins by controlling a hydraulic boom and auger. 

The ideal person is a dependable and conscientious driver with a Class A CDL and clean driving record.

This position is ideal if you want the ability to be home each day and like to get in and out of the cab several times a day.  This position averages 50 hours per week with day and night shifts available.

hog driver

Reicks View Farms is seeking Market Hog Drivers to join our transportation team.

As a Market Hog Driver, you’ll assist in our mission of “Families Feeding Families” by providing safe, high-quality pork to consumers around the world.  Everyday you’ll play a vital role by safely delivering pigs to our processing partners.

As a member of our team, you’ll be responsible for operating a semi-truck and trailer to transport market hogs (280 lbs.) from our finishing barns to our processing partners. You’ll also be responsible for making sure there is adequate bedding in the trailer to keep our pigs safe.  During your first 60 days you’ll be trained on our biosecurity protocols and how to safely load, unload and transport livestock in all conditions.

The ideal person is a dependable and conscientious driver with a Class A CDL and clean driving record.

This position is ideal if you want the ability to be home each day, are energetic, and enjoy variety, movement, and interacting animals.  We have day and night shifts available. 

Swine Internship

Reicks View Farms is offering a 12-week summer internship program beginning in May through August.  Interns may gain exposure and experience in one or more stages of swine production, feed production, nutrition, biosecurity, and marketing.

Due to ever-changing health and priorities in the ag industry, we do not determine the trial until May.  As we near the start of the internship, our nutritionist, veterinarian, COO, and Production manager will determine what research will benefit the company and the intern the most.  We offer opportunities to see all sides of swine production regardless of the trial.  The internship culminates with a final presentation at the end of the summer.

Previous research trials have included:

-Commingling of piglets in sow unit

-Sow longevity

-Gilt selection

-Biosecurity pyramid

-Nursery starter diet study

-Forced air vs zone heating

-Day 1 care of piglets by suckling and towel drying

-Necropsies

-Agression impacted by pheromones

Qualifications include individuals pursuing a degree in Animal Science, Agriculture Studies, Agriculture Business, or a similar degree.  Previous livestock experience is preferred but not required.  Qualified individuals will exemplify a strong work ethic and attention to detail.  The individual must have the ability to adapt to different work environments, schedules and people.

 Please apply at reicksviewfarms.com if this sounds like the right opportunity for you.  

Semi and Trailer Mechanic

Reicks View Farms, a local family-oriented, progressive swine production
system is seeking a motivated individual to be a Semi and Trailer mechanic.

A successful candidate will be educated and/or knowledgeable in inspecting vehicle engines and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues accurately. They will be able to conduct routine maintenance work aiming for vehicle functionality and longevity. This person must have a team player personality and have attention to detail. Experience preferred, but willing to train.

We offer a competitive hourly rate and a comprehensive benefits
program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, 401k with
company match, life insurance and paid vacation.

Flex Spending and Dependent Care Assistance Plan also available.

Please apply at reicksviewfarms.com if this sounds like the right opportunity for you. 

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