Operations Management (Live, Plant, Feed mill) DesMoines, United States


Position at JBS USA

JBS Live Pork, LLC has an opportunity available for a Field Manager in the Central and SE Iowa area This position will work directly with a designated group of contract pork producers to assist them in trouble shooting problem areas and provide solutions for improving production. Will also help manage customer relationships as well as provide documentation of on farm reports. You will work with your Business Manager to arrive at solutions and make decisions that will impact your area and your business unit profitability. Through farm visits, producer meetings and information sharing, you will aid the producers in finding the most successful ways of maximizing production on their farm.  A field manager manages 20-25 producer sites consisting of 50-100,000 pig spaces.  In addition, the field manager helps manage the producer relationship and assist in contract renewals.  Approximately 5-10 million dollars of pig inventory is a typical field manager's area.


Principle Accountabilities:


40% - Pork Producer Training

20% - Auditing Facility and Environmental compliance and work to help producer meet compliance by offering solutions

20% - Assist producers in Properly Marketing's Animals

20% - Administrative duties - pig conformances, feed budgets, closeout process, etc.



  • BS/BA degree or 5 years equivalent experience in pork production
  • Computer knowledge in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 
  • Occasional travel - 15%


  • Experience in the US agriculture industry