This is where the freshest thinking meets the kind of stability that makes generations of employees happy to come to work every day. We are home to experienced professionals, as well as new grads, and we offer many opportunities for rapid learning for those eager to grow their skills and develop new ones. To find the job that’s right for you, take a closer look at our career areas:
Our 180+ Finance professionals help shape our success by providing objective insights on critical business matters, such as growth strategies and cost control measures. They are a diverse team whose expertise ranges from profit forecasts and tax planning to financial analysis and investor relations. Primarily located in Livingston, these professionals drive shareholder value with an emphasis on operational agility that secures our industry-leading position. We’re looking for talented professionals who thrive in an entrepreneurial environment.
Our Human Resources team takes care of what matters most to us—our people. These talented professionals create the strategy and tactics that keep our working environment positive, progressive, and inclusive. Using their entrepreneurial skills, this team develops a strong talent pipeline and drives people development using technology and innovative thinking. If you are a self-starter with a drive to solve problems, we should talk.
Nearly every function within the organization uses technology supported by our IT group, which operates out of our Livingston headquarters. From scan guns and the warehouse management system, to accounting and customer ordering, to product quality systems, to feed manufacturing and live grow-out systems, IT maintains the more than 60 systems to keep us humming along smoothly. As one of the 90+ high-performing professionals on our IT team, you can expect to have an advanced level of exposure and impact as you enhance and streamline business processes and implement leading-edge technologies. If you’re enterprising, creative, and hardworking, you’d fit right in with our team.
A critical strategic component of the organization, our Legal department offers a wide variety of opportunities to provide guidance in every aspect of our business. From labor and employment to environmental, from advertising to production and regulatory affairs, you’ll encounter new and diverse challenges as you establish and implement programs that keep our growing organization compliant with all laws and regulations. We’re looking for committed partners who are willing to educate, train, and serve as trusted advisers to help us do the right thing every single time.
Live Operations & Milling
Live Operations employs highly dedicated team members who accept challenges head on and use their individual strengths collaboratively in this department, which is at the heart of our business. Here you will have the opportunity to work cross-functionally with our breeder facilities, hatcheries, grow out ranches, feed mills, and maintenance departments. We look for proactive and organized candidates who pursue innovation and enjoy working in a fast-paced and ever-evolving department.
Our marketers are a creative team of professionals that lead the vision and strategy of our three key businesses: Ready to Cook, Turkey, and Prepared/Cooked Foods. With an entrepreneurial spirit, Marketing Managers work hand-in-hand with our cross-functional teams to manage our current portfolio of products and bring new innovation to the marketplace. Also operating out of San Ramon, our Creative Services team provides graphic design support for a wide array of traditional and digital communications. Both groups help grow our business and build customer loyalty. This is the place for you if you’re a big picture thinker who likes to set strategy and execute on new ideas.
Our comprehensive food quality control and safety management systems help make our processing plants among the most modern and technologically advanced in the nation. We lead the poultry industry in food safety—a testament to our production staff, who achieve excellence in everything they do. We are looking for Processing, Distribution, Packaging, and Maintenance professionals with the desire to learn the business from the ground up and lead us into our future with efficient and streamlined processes.
Research and Development
A critical partner for the entire business, the R & D team solves regulatory and quality challenges as well as provides insight into sourcing and data issues. Dedicated to developing products and recipes that delight our customers, these professionals are constantly learning new skills and seeking knowledge to take our business into the future. If innovation—and delicious food—are your passions, then a career on our R &D team could be a great fit for you.
This team of 40+ professionals owns overall sales results and drives a customer-centric focus throughout the organization. With the opportunity to work across all organizational functions, including supply chain, marketing, innovation, and finance, the sales team builds strong relationships with customers and decision-makers alike. We’re looking for sales leaders with a passion for building relationships and showcasing the superior quality of our products.
Delivering the high-quality products we’re known for requires exceptionally talented and dedicated professionals in a number of key areas, including Customer Service, Product Management, Logistics, and Commodity Sales. Each of these teams is dedicated to efficiently handling customer interactions and product lifecycle management, from breeding to demand, from operations forecasts to delivery and after-market sales. At every stage, these detail-oriented professionals thrive on the fast-paced coordination required to ensure our customers receive the right products at the right time. If you are a detail-oriented professional who’s flexible and thrives on change, this may be the perfect place for you.
The Technical Services Division includes Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) at our fresh poultry and prepared foods facilities, organic fertilizer and feed manufacturing facilities, and our Animal Health and Veterinary team onsite at the farm. In addition, the professionals in our internal Chemistry and Microbiology laboratories contribute new ideas and solutions for food safety and product quality in this entrepreneurial department. Every one of these talented employees is responsible for analyzing and improving our processes from start to finish, so we can continue to provide our customers with the high-quality products we’re known for. We’re looking for people who have a passion for food safety and a deep commitment to quality to help us create new solutions to keep us on top.
Foster Farms is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran or any other protected status.