JBS USA QA Livestock Handling Manager in Marshalltown, Iowa


DATE: October 16 , 2017

Opening 10/16 /2017 Closes 10/26 /2017

POSITION: Livestock Handling Manager

DEPARTMENT: Quality Assurance

LOCATION: Marshalltown, IA



  • Be able to communicate written and verbally in English

  • Be able to work all 3 shifts as needed

  • Able to work in hot temperatures

  • Computer skills required


  • Verify that all humane handling SOPs are being carried out, including scheduling, unloading, training, handling of non-ambulatory animals, driving & stunning.

  • Monitor, audit & document each of these activities.

  • Collect information on sources of high stress animals in order to provide feedback for improvement by the supplying producers.

  • Insure that livestock truck drivers are certified in TQA training, provide training as required & maintain training records.

  • Assist with contingency planning & providing proper care for animals in event of major plant delays.

  • Serve as facility liaison for USDA-FSIS in matters related to humane handling.

  • Correlate with QA & Product Management as to impact of animal handling on meat quality.

  • Insure that animals are being properly transported by monitoring equipment & seasonal preparation, working with Procurement to provide timely notification to producers.

  • Monitor animals for visible defects which may impact yields or quality, providing information to Procurement for feedback to producers.

Education Requirements (if applicable)

  • Animal Science or degree in related field preferred, plus 2 years’ experience with livestock handling.

  • Option without degree would be 5 years’ experience in livestock handling, with at least 3 of those years in management.

We ar e an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled