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


Position at JBS USA Food Company

POSITION:                           Superintendent      

DEPARTMENT:                    Hambone Bone

LOCATION:                           Ottumwa  

SALARY CLASS:                  Exempt




  • Extensive knowledge of products.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Bi-lingual helpful but not 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 Boning floor production.
  • 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  



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.


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

JBS is an equal opportunity employer.