Operations Management (Live, Plant, Feed mill) Plainwell, Michigan


Position at JBS USA Food Company



• College experience with animal science or management emphasis beneficial
• Bilingual in Spanish preferred but not required
• Minimum 2-5 years production experience preferred
• Knowledge of meat processing and subsequent job specifications
• Management/communication skills advantageous.


  • Insure the quality and yields of products on the line.
  • Supervise all hourly employees on the line.
  • Responsible for the safety and motivation of all employees supervised.
  • Insure that all products leaving the line area meet required specifications.
  • Prepare pre-operational paperwork and insure the line is clean and sanitized before the day’s operations begin.
  • Insure area is properly staffed to meet production needs.
  • Prepare employee paperwork for all employees on the line.
  • Work tasks on butt line are relatively structured the same each day.
  • Job performance is measured by the General Foreman: Fabrication on such criteria as the overall productivity of the area and how well supervisor manages hourly employees.
  • Understand and adhere to all union regulations in regard to hourly employees.
  • Attend and give input at daily supervisor meetings within the fabrication area.
  • Run line meetings once a month for hourly employees on line.
  • Responsible for administering follow-up training on all personnel on line.
  • Directly responsible for discipline procedures with hourly employees on the line. These may range from verbal warnings to terminations.

“The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. It is a job expectation that all new employees have, at minimum, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in advance of their first date of employment. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made.”