Maintenance Marshalltown, Iowa


Position at JBS USA



Plant PSM Specialist


Division/Department:  Pork

Location:   Marshalltown

Job title:   Plant PSM Specialist

Reports to: Ron Hesse


Salaried Grade:                    


Type of position:





Hours: 1st Shift (Flexible as needed)




Objective: To organize and maintain the Process Safety Management (PSM) program for JBS ammonia refrigeration systems. The Plant PSM/RMP Specialist Position reports directly to the Plant Engineer, has ownership of all aspects of the PSM/RMP process and will work closely with all site personnel and leadership, to ensure site compliance with OSHA and EPA requirements as well as adherence to all company and site policies and procedures.


General Skills: Basic Skills:

Team player, math, effective communication, reading and comprehension.


Computer Knowledge: Ability to learn APSM web based management program. Ability to work in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Ability to learn SAP CMMS (beneficial) AutoCAD (beneficial)


Office/Program Management skills: Track recommendations and action items; work with management team to implement proposed changes. File organization – able to manage records accurately. Maintain Bulletin Board PSM information. Manage flow of PSM documentation between - Refrigeration management/Operators/Corporate PSM Manager/Upper Management. Set up Monthly PSM meetings with Refrigeration Management and operators/technicians.


Specific Job duties/tasks

  • Maintain APSM data ensuring that all information is up to date, and that all folders and information contained therein have current information pertaining to all PSM program elements and subsequent action items and records.
  • Manage all file system records for applicable program elements, i.e., PM records, B-109 records, MOC records, Incident Investigation records, Employee Participation records, Training records, and all other such records generated from any PSM/RMP program elements.
  • Schedule and participate in monthly refrigeration department PSM meetings – review all open action items, status of B-109 inspections, SOP refresher training, and other pertinent items, like MOC project updates and incident reports.
  • Participate in corporate facilitated PSM Information conference call
  • Participate in monthly PSM KPI review meeting with all plants and corporate team members. 
  • Participate in 3-year Compliance Audits and 5-year Process Hazard Analysis, and maintain open recommendation tracking forms.
  • Work with 3rd party and Corporate PSM Manager to coordinate and complete the 5-year Mechanical Integrity Inspection.  Maintain open recommendation tracking forms.
  • Participate in all government inspections dealing with PSM/RMP.  Assist with the gathering of all requested records, and program guidelines for associated PSM/RMP elements.
  • Have been trained in the following within 1st year of hire:
    • PSM/RMP course (outside company)
    • Hazmat certified (8-hour minimum)
    • APSM (when available on APSM)
    • Incident Command system certified (optional)
    • SAP (optional)
    • AutoCAD (optional)


Approved by: Marisela Ramirez


Title:   Employment Manager

Posting Date:   06/20/2024                                                Closing Date: 06/30/2024

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JBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer