27 days old

IT Director

Christensen Family Farms
Sleepy Eye, Minnesota 56085
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift


Do you want to directly affect results and drive business growth? Christensen Farms is seeking an IT Director to join our team. We’ll rely on you to lead strategic technology innovation while ensuring a secure, reliable, infrastructure that supports operational efficiency.


As the IT Director at Christensen Farms, you’ll be part of an industry leading leadership team that provides quality pork to help feed a growing world. Success in role as the IT Director will hinge on your strategic leadership. This means being a servant leader, a collaborator, and a great communicator. We’ll rely on you to spot relevant trends, create a strategic vision, and then develop practical strategies that others can rally around. To create that kind of organizational support you’ll be a highly adaptable influencer, able to quickly, effectively and consistently translate your cutting-edge technical expertise for a wide variety of people. Finally, your strong business acumen will enable you to quickly establish peer credibility, negotiate win-win contracts and manage vendor relationships in ways that create true partnerships and demonstrate leadership.



The IT Director role offers a competitive salary, an incentive plan, and a great benefit package that includes health, dental, vision, a flexible spending account (FSA), life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, a 401(k) plan, paid holidays, a paid time off bank, and an employee assistance program (EAP).



To be qualified for the IT Director job, you’ll need a minimum formal education of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, along with 6-10+ years of progressive Information Systems experience, in addition to leading and managing a team.



We are one of the largest family-owned pork producers in the United States, marketing approximately 3 million pigs per year. Headquartered in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, we operate throughout the Midwest with facilities in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, and South Dakota. We own feed mills, manage 148,000 sows on 44 sow farms and oversee more than 350 nursery and grow-finish sites. We employ nearly 1,000 people and maintain 1,500 contract partnerships. The company’s strategic vertical integration creates a strong presence across the pork value chain – from farm to fork.


At Christensen Farms, we bring passion and pride to our daily work. We know every task contributes to our noble purpose of providing safe, nutritious food to nearly 15 million people around the world. Our dedicated team encompasses people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, working together with the utmost care, safety and integrity to produce high quality pork. We also assist employees in achieving their career goals through personal and professional development. Employee innovation is key to our industry leadership. Our employees are an essential element in our success – their passion drives our purpose.




We are looking for a great leader with a strong track record of results to fill this vital, strategic role at Christensen Farms. If you think you have what it takes for the IT Director role, please complete an online application. We look forward to getting to know you!


Posted: 2020-01-24 Expires: 2020-02-23

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