Operational Excellence Coordinator

Engineering Moberly, Missouri


Position at JBS USA Food Company

Job Title: Operational Excellence Coordinator

Location: Moberly, MO


Our Company, Your Opportunity:
Swift Prepared Foods is a company with an 80-year history of providing high quality, great tasting sliced meats, bacon, ham and ribs.  Swift Prepared Foods was recently acquired by JBS, the world’s leading provider of beef, chicken and pork, with a vision of building the company into a leader in Protein Centric Prepared Foods.  This is a unique opportunity to be in a start-up environment, with the backing of a Global CPG Powerhouse. This is a role for someone who is looking for an entrepreneurial challenge in a company with aspirations to be leaders within the CPG world. The position will have both strategic and tactical elements and the person may wear different hats. This is an opportunity for people who want to think Big, dream Big and work to make Big ideas a reality.


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.

The Coordinator of Operational Excellence supports the Complex Manager in implementing Swift Prepared Foods Management Method as an internal consultant. This position has access to senior leaders in the organization and has high advancement opportunity. Quarterly travel may be required to sister locations for learning opportunities. This position will require the ability to work independently and lead indirectly. Advanced computer skills are required; the ability to create or learn pivot tables, graphs, and documents on a daily basis is required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  • Responsible for the process improvement implementation. Main products/processes: 6s Program, Standardization, Abnormalities Management and Complex Goals and maintaining the complex Action Plans
  • Point of contact with corporate management process improvement team and responsible for solving issues of understanding and applicability of all products/processes received from this team;
  • Collect data and analyze data to support potential actions in the plant.
  • Responsible for provide the status of CI implementation for both, Complex Manager and Management Method team;
  • Lead meetings to check the implementation and results
  • Train plant team in continuous improvement methods
  • Other duties as required

EXPECTATIONS – all Team Members

  • Observe & enforce all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies.
  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you work effectively and cooperatively with customers, clients, coworkers, and leadership teams.
  • Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies such as Six Sigma
  • Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks.  Consistently practices, and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization 


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred, all majors welcome to apply.
  • Must have excellent computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and SharePoint knowledge
  • Requires advanced skills in pivot tables and graphs
  • Strong troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills required
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, must be able to work with all levels of management and hourly team members
  • This position requires strong oral and written communication skills, teaching and coaching skills and a detailed approach to problem solving
  • Must be self-motivated to perform simultaneous tasks without close continuous supervision
  • To perform this job successfully, applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • MiniTab experience preferred
  • Zero based budgeting
  • 6 sigma Green belt or higher preferred

Physical Demands/Work Environment

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle/feel items, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and talk or hear
  • Office and plant setting; the plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold (non-weather related), and working near moving mechanical parts
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area

If interested, please apply at jbssa.com/careers

We offer a full range of benefits including medical care, dental, vision coverage, life insurance, and a 401(k) plan, Swift Prepared Foods is an equal opportunity employer.