Operations Management (Live, Plant, Feed mill) Omaha, Nebraska


Position at JBS USA Food Company

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.


JBS is building 2 new laboratories/processing facilities with the primary function of performing the first processing of FBS within JBS’s abattoirs in the United States and Canada.  Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) is a byproduct of harvesting cattle for food consumption and is the best growth medium in cell culture applications for medical research, pharmaceutical and biotechnical manufacturing helping with development of life saving medicines and treatments.  This role will be responsible for the collections of Fetal Bovine Blood and training of collectors in JBS’ North American operations and will be based in Omaha NE. 


  • Trains and provides an environment for employees to achieve their maximum quality and productivity performance in their respective positions
  • Establishes SOP’s for collections of Fetal Bovine Blood to meet the companies and customer’s strict quality guidelines
  • Implements and continuously trains on GMP’s, Safety, Collections Techniques, and Quality methods
  • Ensures appropriate lot identification and tracking of raw materials to ensure safety and security in the supply chain
  • Establishes goals and schedules and coordinates with the processing facilities to ensure proper technique and adherence to the SOP’s
  • Ensures that all activities are in compliance with organization goals and applicable regulations
  • Reviews analyses of test information to determine operating efficiency of process or equipment and to diagnose malfunctions
  • Recommends measures to improve methods, performance, and quality of products or services, and suggests changes in working conditions to increase efficiency at the collection facilities
  • Maintains frequent communication with JBS facilities processing and operations managers and personnel to discuss processes improvements, quality control techniques, shipping and handling and all related tasks
  • Actively participates in group meetings, line meetings, and supervisory meetings
  • Other duties as assigned


Will be required to travel to Canada and within the United states, up to 80% travel.


  • Beef industry experience required
  • Previous leadership and training skills with 20 or more employees
  • Effective communication both orally and in writing
  • Capable of independent decision making
  • Must have basic computer knowledge in Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Must be able to work assigned hours/days - including occasional weekends - as required 

College Degree in related field preferred, related work experience acceptable

EXPERIENCE: Requires a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Beef Manufacturing facility (Packinghouse Experience)