2nd Shift Stun Tech

Animal Welfare Ottumwa, Iowa


Position at JBS USA Food Company

POSITION:                            Stun Technician 2nd Shift

DEPARTMENT:                  Livestock

LOCATION:                          Ottumwa  

SALARY CLASS:                Non Exempt



This position is responsible for assuring regulatory compliance, customer specifications/quality issues, food safety and quality programs within the plant facility.



  • Proper Euthanization of all NANI swine in the Livestock receiving area and in pens 45 & 43.
  • Assisting FSIS Inspectors
  • Assisting with Loader Operations
  • Audits in various areas of Livestock
  • Security Checks
  • Assist the Animal Welfare Supervisor with audits.



  • Work 40+ hours per week on production floor
  • Possible exposure to slippery floors, extreme temperature variations, loud noise, chemicals, sharp objects(knives), machinery, and vehicles



  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 6 months of technical services/quality assurance, food safety, auditing, or production experience preferred.
  • Understanding of USDA requirements (HACCP). Able to rethink and improve business for continued growth.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Team Player
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to write legibly
  • Knowledge of animal welfare requirements
  • Heavy lifting required
  • Ability to provide leadership/motivation to engage employees in the business.
  • Basic computer and Microsoft Office software skills.
  • Internal applicants must have no more than 5 attendance points and no written warnings or suspensions in the last calendar year.



  • Problem solving, root cause analysis, team building and good communication skill
  • Meat processing experience.



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

JBS is an equal opportunity employer.