Human Resources Ottumwa, Iowa


Position at JBS USA





DEPARTMENT:Human Resources




Responsibilities & Expectations:

  • Recruit, interview, select, and facilitate on-boarding process for both hourly and management
  • Post job ads on professional sites, job sites and social media
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable laws and company policies per federal, state and company specific guidelines.
  • Must be able to travel 50-75% of the time, especially during prime recruiting season
  • Contact and develop relationships with advertising agencies/resources
  • Managing Internal and External communication for the plant
  • Participate in candidate sourcing efforts
  • Assist teams in screening resumes
  • Continuous Recruiting Efforts, sourcing all contacts
  • Manage calendar for all hiring and recruiting events
  • Communicate with candidates clearly and articulately
  • Use recruiting software to keep track of open roles
  • Research areas of Employment opportunities to recruit
  • Assist Employment Manager & Participate in recruiting events
  • Promote positive candidate experience throughout the hiring process
  • Ability to work comfortably in a widely diverse environment.
  • Must be comfortable working in a meat processing environment.
  • Must be able to work weekends as needed either traveling for recruiting or covering in the plant


Working Conditions: 

  • Production and maintenance settings
  • Exposure to various chemicals, machinery, and knives
  • Slippery floors, cold temperatures, and loud ambient noise



  • 3-4 years’ experience in recruiting and sourcing new talent
  • Successful applicant will have strong communication and problem solving skills with experience in employee relations, recruitment, interviewing, selection, and hiring laws and best practices.
  • Familiarity with the entire recruitment lifecycle
  • Excellent communication & Customer Service skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple calendars
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Critical-thinking skills
  • Professionalism
  • Multi-lingual skills preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills- Including phone etiquette
  • Organizational skills with the ability to multi task
  • Computer skills and knowledge of basic office software necessary ((Word, Excel, Access, etc)
  • Trustworthy – Will be handling confidential material must maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent Attendance Record
  • Able to bend, stoop, and lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Flexible – Team Player
  • Prior experience in unionized environment
  • Communication/public relations skills required
  • Proficient Grammar skills
  • Must be willing to travel 50-75%
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent Required/Some College Preferred



Comments:  The schedule for this position is typically Mon - Fri. Weekend work required as scheduled. During Prime Manufacturing and Recruiting Season, Saturdays are typically scheduled.




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

JBS is an equal opportunity employer.