Live Operations Bushnell, Illinois


Position at JBS USA

Essential Functions:
  • Meet hourly/daily goals, maximizing the feed mill capacity while meeting corporate and business unit guidelines.
  • Schedules and controls the production process following existing protocols, production records and controls.
  • Monitors feed orders and assures proper execution in order to deliver feed on time.
  • Coordinates with transportation regarding feed deliveries.
  • Supervises and coaches feed mill employees. Keeps feed mill manager timely informed of successes and challenges related to personnel.
  • Coordinates with Feed Desk, field staff and/or feed logistics personnel on feed deliveries and feed quality.
  • Reviews daily production data and completes appropriate paperwork.
  • Performs regular mill walkthroughs and acts on corrective procedures.
  • Monitors inventories on site, and coordinates with merchants on ingredients in a timely manner.
  • Controls formulas and coordinates with Formulation on formula requirements in a timely manner.
  • Assists the feed mill manager with implementation and monitoring of milling programs and special projects.
  • Coordinates with maintenance supervisor on preventative maintenance activities.
Success Factors:
Success Factors for a Production Supervisor include possessing a competitive mindset, adeptness at multitasking in dynamic environments, a commitment to ensuring operational excellence, the ability to step up in the manager's absence, being approachable, a fast learner, and proficiently coordinating multiple activities to maintain seamless mill operations.
Job Qualifications:
  • HS Diploma or equivalent.
  • 2 years’ previous supervisory experience in feed milling, or 5+ years previous supervisory experience in other manufacturing environment.
  • Effective leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal or written).
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team.
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office Tools.
  • Able to operate a forklift.
  • Safety training courses completed (OSHA or company required).
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment, climbing ladders, lifting up to 60lbs.
  • Less than 5% travel.
  • Bachelor Degree in feed manufacturing, industrial engineering, or related field
  • 10 years’ previous supervisory experience in feed milling.
  • Feed Mill Management experience.
  • Experience in construction projects.
  • Knowledge of Labor Relations and ability or organize and motivate people.
  • Past performance shows highly developed leadership skills.
  • Proficient in using of MS Office tools.
  • 30 Hour Construction Safety Course (OSHA)
Working Conditions:
  • Will be exposed to the elements depending on task at hand
  • Will be required to climb ladders and work on elevated platforms.
  • Work somewhat close to other people, such as when sharing work space.
The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation and benefits:
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage begin after 60 days of employment;
  • Paid Time Off: sick leave, vacation, and 6 company observed holidays;
  • 401(k): company match begins after the first year of service and follows the company vesting schedule;
  • Incentive Pay: This position is eligible to participate in the Company’s annual bonus plan, the amount of bonus varies and is subject to the standard terms and conditions of the incentive program; 
This position does not have an application deadline. We will continue to recruit until the position has been filled.
The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.
About us: JBS USA is a leading global provider of diversified, high-quality food products, including a portfolio of well-recognized brands and innovative, easy-to-use food solutions. We process, prepare, package and deliver fresh and value-added premium meat, poultry and retail-ready food products for customers in approximately 100 countries on six continents. We are also the majority shareholder of Pilgrim’s, the largest poultry company in North America. JBS USA employs more than 100,000 team members, and our corporate office is located in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, where our 1,200 team members onsite enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year.
Our mission: To be the best in all that we do, completely focused on our business, ensuring the best products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers, profitability for our shareholders and the opportunity of a better future for all of our team members.
Our core values are: Availability, Determination, Discipline, Humility, Ownership, Simplicity, Sincerity