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Smithfield Foods Reviews

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Smithfield Foods President, CEO, and Director C. Larry Pope
C. Larry Pope
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    wonderful experience working there

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    very good pay and benefits


    long hours and very clod environment.

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    needs more improvements in promotional growth

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Smithfield Foods Interviews

Updated May 9, 2014
Updated May 9, 2014

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Grayson, KY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Grayson, KY
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Smithfield Foods in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    You go online to fill out a application, then they will call you in for your first interview, then they call you back for a walk through and drug test and physical.

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    • You got to be willing to work 6 to 7 days during our pick season.   View Answer
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Smithfield Foods Awards & Accolades

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Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2008

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Headquarters Smithfield, VA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1936
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

When Smithfield Foods waddles up to the trough, the other porkers stand back. Big from acquisitions, the company is the world's largest hog producer and pork processor. Its products include more than 50 brands of fresh pork and processed, value-added pork products. Smithfield Foods sells its products under such brand names as Armour, Eckrich, Cook's, Farmland Foods, John Morrell, Patrick Cudahy, Gwaltney, and Healthy Ones. In addition to meat products, the company's specialty foods division offers nuts, desserts, and dressings. Smithfield distributes its meats in the US... More

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