Human Resources Ottumwa, Iowa


Position at JBS USA Food Company

POSITION:                           Human Resources Coordinator

DEPARTMENT:                    Human Resources

LOCATION:                           Ottumwa  

SALARY CLASS:                  Non- Exempt

HOURS:                                Flexible- Monday-Saturday occasional Sundays


The Human Resource department is looking for a dependable, focused, and results-oriented individual that is seeking to advance his/her career with our company. This opportunity will cover various disciplines of Human Resources including; employee relations, employment, orientation, training, and employee development.

Principle Responsibilities:


  • Track and coordinate compliance to Absentee Control Policy
  • Administer FMLA tracking and compliance for Union employee.
  • Assist production employee with employee benefit questions
  • Handle confidential Human Resources information.
  • Maintain adequate records to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. 
  • Enter and maintain employee records information into HRIS
  • Employee Relations
  • Assist HR staff with various clerical/administrative duties as needed 


Working Conditions: 


  • Production and maintenance settings
  • Exposure to various chemicals, machinery, and knives
  • Slippery floors, cold temperatures, and loud ambient noise



  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Able to calmly and effectively handle stressful situations.
  • Results oriented. Excellent problem-solving and follow-up skills.
  • Computer knowledge required (prefer experience with PeopleSoft/SAP and proficiency in MS Office)
  • Bilingual skills preferred 
  • High School degree required, some college preferred
  • 2 years human resource experience preferred
  • Flexible and able to adapt to a rapidly changing work environment.

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

JBS is an equal opportunity employer.