Learn More About Careers in Pig Production

Interested in a job that allows you to work closely with farmers, but also allows you to be in the barn with pigs? Then check out a job in pig production!

Employees working in pig production perform a variety of roles – from overseeing operations within multiple barns, to working with other team members throughout the farm system to ensure that the pigs are receiving the highest quality care possible.

Pig production team members play a vital role in raising healthy adult pigs – from working with the farmer to ensure the proper resources are in place, to working with the transportation department to move pigs from barn to market as they grow.

Interested in a job in pig production ? Check out the opportunities below to find an opening in your area!

Ohio Pork Careers Pig Production

Hord Family Farms
Experience Level: Entry Level
Bucyrus, Ohio 44820
OH County
4195625934 | alex.r@hordfarms.com

Spend the summer learning and earning with Hord Farms!

Are you currently pursuing/looking to pursue certification or a degree in animal sciences, or a related field, and searching for an opportunity to jump-start your career?   Hord Family Farms offers a 10-12-week program, designed to provide a global perspective on state-of-the-art swine production systems.  If you are passionate about swine production, organized, responsible, and an excellent communicator, we’d love to talk to you about joining our team, Summer 2021.

Job Details:

Interns will mirror the schedules of our full-time pig production specialists, learning and performing in-depth practices and procedures on a modern sow farm. There will also be opportunities to interact with a variety of departments around the farm, ultimately obtaining a broader understanding of the scope of modern animal agriculture. Internship experiences can be altered to fit individual’s needs, as necessary.

What to Expect:

  • Training on the processes and procedures at a sow farm to ensure excellent animal care, with specific exposure to:
    • Sow, nursery, and grow-finish production
    • Genetics and multiplication
    • Sow breeding, farrowing, and optimal health strategies
    • Nutrition and research
  • Exposure to management training in workflow, communicating and achieving production targets, and recordkeeping requirements
  • Professional and personal development opportunities to broaden your communication, interpersonal, and technical skills
  • Networking opportunities with our staff veterinarian, company executives, and other industry professionals to learn more about:
    • Quality assurance and animal welfare
    • Neighbor and public relations
    • Cost analysis and production decision-making
    • Environmental initiatives

What We’re Looking For: 

  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced, physically strenuous environment
  • Display a high level of respect to team members and animals
  • Willingness to learn and carry out complex instructions effectively
  • Impeccable record of reliability/dependability


Competitive Compensation Package; Housing- assistance as available.

Wean to Finish Barn Operator
Premier Solutions
Experience Level: Entry Level
Melvin, Ohio 45177
(937) 584-2454 |

The Wean to Finish Barn Operator plays an important role in the oversight and performance of a designated barn for mid-sized to full-sized pigs, also known as wean to finish. This hands-on role includes all aspects of animal care, animal transport, facility repair and farm maintenance. The Wean to Finish Barn Operator will sort pigs, transport pigs from one barn to another, manage feed and inventory of supplies, maintain a clean environment, perform routine maintenance and repairs, all while ensuring optimal animal well-being. The ideal candidate should have the desire to learn how to work with and care for pigs, maintenance knowledge, trucking experience, strong leadership, and problem solving skills. This job will require work on weekends and holidays.