Operations Management (Live, Plant, Feed mill) Cactus, Texas


Position at JBS USA Food Company

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Meet and exceed production goals set forth by plant management.
  • Responsible for minimizing down time 
  • Responsible for daily checks of the machines in the department (Lime Flesh Machines).
  • Develop new machine operators with quality and safety behaviors to operate Flesher Machines.
  • Responsible to check, guarantee a good use and guarantee safety condition of the fork lift machine in the department thru check list and visual check.
  • Manage employees to unload and load drums on time to improve productivity.
  • Report to technical area when identify technical opportunities with hides produced.
  • Improve employee safety by identifying hazards and problem shooting solutions.
  • Proactively looks for ways to reduce cost
  • Be responsible of substandard generation, actions to reduce and grade them correctly.
  • Look for continuous improvement in operating processes, procedures and encourages team member’s ownership of all processes
  • Manages hourly employee’s timecards, vacation requests and schedules ensuring accurate pay.
  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing employees on the use of all control points, equipment and resources.
  • Be responsible to asset a task for his employees in any moment of downtime, giving priority to finish side tasks and helping other areas.
  • To train employees into operational procedures.
  • To define processes and methods, implementing preventives & correctives productions actions.

Working Conditions:

  • Production settings
  • Exposure to various chemicals and machinery
  • Slippery floors, extreme temperatures and loud noises
  • High level of interaction with other departments and employees
  • 50+ hours per week and weekends


  • High School Graduate or GED equivalent (preferred but not required) 


  • 1 year proven supervisory experience in the industry

Special Skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully, both written and verbally
  • Bilingual skills helpful
  • Capable of independent decision making
  • Ability to be responsible for maintenance in area machines
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrates integrity and fairness
  • Able to quickly and effectively adapt to new and changing situations
  • Desire for continuous improvement
  • Shows compassion towards and has an interest in others
  • Basic computer knowledge required
  • Good organizational skills
  • Able to work assigned hours/days, including weekends as required
  • Good attendance and safety records


Internal: Employees on the production, process, quality and other departments. 

Supervision of Personnel: 10-14 employees (6 Machine operators, 5 Trimmers, 2 Fork lift driver and 1 Lead Person)

Manages:  Hourly employees