Human Resources Ottumwa, Iowa


Position at JBS USA Food Company


POSITION:                             Assistant Employment Manager




LOCATION:                           Ottumwa, IA


SALARY CLASS:                  Exempt





  • Successful applicant will have strong communication and problem solving skills with experience in employee relations, recruitment, interviewing, selection, and hiring laws and best practices. 
  • Knowledge of management of an affirmative action program.  
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write English fluently.
  • Bilingual preferred but not necessary.
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field required.
  • Prior experience in unionized environment helpful.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in recruiting and sourcing new talent.



Responsibilities & Expectations:


  • Manage employment process and activities for filling production, maintenance and management vacancies.
  • Recruit, interview, select, and facilitate on-boarding process for both hourly and management.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable laws and company policies per federal, state and company specific guidelines. 
  • Manage affirmative action program and related efforts, including analysis, interpretation, and communication of data.
  • Must be able to travel 50-75% of the time, especially during prime recruiting season.
  • Must be able to work weekends as needed either traveling for recruiting or covering in the plant.
  • Must have a fluent working knowledge of Microsoft applications.
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Ability to work comfortably in a widely diverse environment.
  • Must be comfortable working in a meat processing environment.




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

JBS is an equal opportunity employer

If interested please attach your resume to your online application or email to

Kristy Knapp-Steele/ Employment Manager @ [email protected]