What are Cooper Farms’ take on environmental responsibility?
At Cooper Farms, we’ve always believed that few things are as important as the environment. This is true not only for the work we do on a daily basis and for the larger agriculture industry, but for our society in general. That’s why, in addition to being committed to developing the best products, we also focus on doing what we can to reduce waste, recycle, limit our energy consumption, and more.
Is Cooper Farms hiring in Mercer County?
Cooper Farms is always on the lookout for talented, passionate people to fill available production jobs in Mercer County. Job listings are regularly posted on our website and include but are not limited to positions like those in production, animal handling, CDL drivers, internships, vehicle maintenance, general maintenance, and more.
What types of wellness benefits are available?
Another top priority for all of us here at Cooper Farms is to make sure that our employees know that they’re more than just hired hands. They’re a big part of what we’ve been able to accomplish up to that point and we want to make it clear that we value their contributions. That’s why we offer benefits like our wellness reimbursement program. You can take fitness classes, join a gym, and more – and you can get reimbursed for up to $300 per year in order to do so.
Is wellness coaching available?
Absolutely. Cooper Farms has made an effort to partner with an organization dedicated to that very purpose. It’s available to all team members who enroll in our company’s insurance program. Your whole health will be evaluated and each appointment typically takes between 30 and 40 minutes to complete.
What is your policy regarding paid time off?
Mercer Farms understands exactly how important paid time off (otherwise referred to as PTO) truly is to an employee’s health and wellbeing. That’s why we’re glad to state that new team members are always guaranteed immediate time off from the moment they’re hired – they don’t have to wait a pre-determined amount of time for that benefit to kick in. Not only that, but you receive additional PTO hours every January 1, just before your anniversary with the company.
What is the Mercer Farms policy on holiday pay?
The holidays are a cherished time of year for all of us and at Mercer Farms, we want to make sure you have as much time as possible to spend with those you love. That’s why we have designated eight paid holidays during every calendar year. Not only will you receive set holiday pay, but if you do end up having to work on one of these designated holidays you will also get time and one-half for all hours worked.
What are the aforementioned observed holidays?
As of 2023, the observed holidays at Mercer Farms include New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and two floating holidays that are selected by the staff of each division within the company.
How are jobs in Mercer County posted?
Cooper Farms has always firmly believed in being as transparent as possible, and that includes how we handle newly available listings. You can find all available jobs in Mercer County or at any other location right on our website. Each description will have an overview of the job to be performed, as well as the level of performance that is being expected. Keep in mind that most jobs actually end up getting posted within the company first, giving our existing team members access to take full control over their career trajectory.
Does Cooper Farm practice profit sharing of any kind?
Absolutely. Cooper Farms is proud of the fact that we offer a monthly profit-sharing program – one that allows members to take personal ownership in the company. We’re all part of the same team and when one of us wins, we all win. The system itself always makes sure that it is communicated clearly how the company is performing. We always try to have an overall team cost that is roughly 38% of the value that is being added. When we come in below this percentage, the company shares those gains with the aforementioned team members.
Is there any type of annual profit sharing?
Yes, there is. At the end of every calendar year, a sum of money may be given out to every team member at Cooper Farms as our way of showing appreciation for everything that they contributed throughout the year. The exact amount of money is never a guarantee as some years are more profitable than others, but it will typically be a percentage of a worker’s yearly wages. It is a gift determined by the owners and more information is given out in the days and weeks leading up to it.