Tyson Foods Associate Hog Buyer in Columbus Junction, Iowa


Req ID:


Position Number:

90142348 Assoc Hog Buyer

Job Description:

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for handling livestock. Duties include: Sort, count, weigh, tattoo, and pen all animals in a hog yard environment; book local hog deliveries and keep accurate booking schedule for maintaining plant slaughter operations; learn grade and yield kill sheet information, weight docks, and other buying procedures; act as a station relief buyer in absence of manager for training and vacation relief.


Education: BS degree in Animal Science or Agriculture (preferred).

Experience: Previous swine experience preferred.

Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written skills required.

Special Skills: Must be highly motivated in running a successful business.

Travel: Overnight travel required.

Facility Name (Location):

Off-Site Employees (Corp Use)

Pay Type:



Associate Hog Buyer


Columbus Junction





Job Function:


Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

Relocation Covered:


Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.