Operations Management (Live, Plant, Feed mill) Ottumwa, Iowa


Position at JBS USA

Job Title:  Superintendent


Location: Ottumwa, IA



  • Extensive knowledge of products
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Bi-lingual helpful but no required
  • Extensive knowledge and technical skill in a variety of production jobs.
  • Minimum 5 years’ supervisory experience in processing plant industry.



  • Ability to oversee entire production floor.
  • Direct supervisors with respect to production volume, quality, cost and meeting production schedules and delivery dates.
  • Train and develop supervisors to provide management depth and develop team work to attain department objectives.
  • Review daily production schedule to plan work and personnel assignments.
  • Monitor and confirm that machinery, equipment and facilities are properly maintained and sanitized
  • Maintain good employee relations and adherence to labor contract provisions.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Internal: Employees on the production line and plant management  
  • External: USDA and Union  
  • Supervision of Personnel: Management and Hourly


Comments:  The schedule for this position is typically Mon - Fri. Weekend work required as scheduled. Saturdays are typically scheduled.

This position is best suited for a person wishing to advance their career into a business manager position, a plant manager position or a Product manager position.


If interested, please apply at

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

Swift Prepared Foods is an equal opportunity employer.


Our Mission:


To be THE BEST in all we do.  We are completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers and profitability for our shareholders.  All this, we do to provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERS.