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Updated Nov 9, 2020

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3.4
62%
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78%
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Smithfield Foods President and CEO  Shane Smith
Shane Smith
29 Ratings
Pros
  • "Close to home, good pay, nice environment to work in, discounted meats(in 46 reviews)

  • "Good benefits okay pay for the ag industry(in 42 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "You do need to work long hours sometimes(in 47 reviews)

  • "Old school mentality, zero work life balance(in 21 reviews)

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    1. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good pay decent hours

      Nov 9, 2020 - AB Packing in Tar Heel, NC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      They pay is really good they start you off at 10 depending on where you work it could be more then 22 an hour and they have transportation vans

      Cons

      They have a point system and if you get six points and a final warning your fired . And there are never no parks so you will be most likely late if u don't come a 1hr ahead

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great job to start at. Not for a career

      Jul 15, 2016 - Scale Operator in Smithfield, VA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits. Has union. Decent pay

      Cons

      Poor management. Overworked. Point system

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      It's a job!

      May 9, 2014 - Labor in Grayson, KY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good money and benefits for around this area.

      Cons

      point system!! They wont take doctor excuses and if the doctor would put you off, you still get 2 pts for the 1st day! pt out at 12 and you only get 2 pt roll back every 60 days!

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      not what we send out but how much we send, all the care is about quanity not the prouduct.

      Feb 4, 2011 - Labor in Grayson, KY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      the pay and insurance for a woman in this area without a education

      Cons

      non smoking, point system, favortism.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Hard Work But better on first shift now but my pay dropped .50 and I do the same job

      Mar 24, 2011 - Wizard Knife Operator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Benefits able to move up in producton good pay my hours are good now paid vacation paid holidays

      Cons

      the point system the pain involved there are some good supervisors but there are others that dont understand the waything should be done we are the ones that do the job hands on so i believe when there is an easier way of doing the job but the same amount of work is being done and its less strain on us it should be took into concideration

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