Smithfield Foods

  • Bilingual Relief Clerk

    Job Locations
    US-SD-Sioux Falls
    FLSA Status
    1st Shift
  • Overview

    The Relief Clerk performs administrative, transactional and project work, along with other regular office duties in connection with Purchasing, Human Resources, Transportation and/or Accounting Departments. Will provide support to leadership, office staff, and other internal and external customers. Will maintain excellent customer service to operations, management and customers.


    • Support division and site safety, quality, productivity, environmental and cost reduction goals
    • Provide administrative support to the division
    • Assist department managers with projects as needed
    • Order supplies for the division
    • Answers telephone in a professional and courteous manner, route calls to appropriate individual.
    • Performs other duties as assigned. 

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

    • Strong computer literacy including: proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Word and Outlook; minimum accurate typing speed of 50 WPM; and intermediate level 10-Key skills. 
    • AS400 and SAP software experience ideal.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  
    • Ability to multi-task, prioritize daily work assignments, meet deadlines and manage time wisely.
    • Strong mathematical and organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respond appropriately to sensitive situations and/or information.
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills including the ability to work well with a diverse workforce, employees at all levels of the business, and outside business representatives.    
    • Bilingual, required.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
    • Specific vision includes close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
    • Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Office and plant setting. The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.
    • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.

    EEO/AA Information

    Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.


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