Environmental Health & Safety Ottumwa, Iowa


Position at JBS USA Food Company

Location:   Ottumwa, IA

Job title:   Safety Trainer

Reports to: Charlie Vandepol

Type of position: Full-time


General Description:


  • Trains employees on Safety Procedures including, but limited to Lock Out Tag Out, Power Industrial Truck, Scissor Lift, Harness/Fall Protection, etc.
  • Management of the Alchemy Training Program. Includes implementation through execution.
  • Safety background desired.
  • Track and document that team members are receiving required time in training program. Give feedback to management team if not meeting requirements.
  • Provide timely feedback to team members on progression through training.
  • Spend time in plant verifying team members with hands-on training and comprehension.
  • Continual development of training curriculum specific to plant needs
  • Document and maintain training records
  • Educate in orientation Safety Guidelines
  • Goal oriented and possess root cause analysis skills.
  • Ability to lead people toward achieving personal and plant results.
  • Coordinates employee’s responsibilities and oversees the quality of equipment.
  • Responsible for correcting or facilitating correctible measures when downtime results from mechanical or technical safety defects.
  • Collaborate with maintenance and management with safety concerns
  • Assist with work orders as necessary
  • Provides Safety assistance throughout shift.
  • Delegates training procedures as needed
  • Tends to other duties as needed.


Required skills:


  • Be able to communicate verbally and in written form in English
  • Ability to perform general mathematical calculations.
  • Teach employees the policies and procedures of JBS
  • Keep updated records of all training given
  • Review training documents
  • Support all Safety training efforts
  • Perform various other duties as needed or assigned.


Education Requirements (if applicable):

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.






If you have questions please contact Kristy Knapp-Steele, Employment Manager

 JBS offers a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan.

JBS is an equal opportunity employer.