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JBS USA AREA HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR - Prepared Foods in Elberton, Georgia

Business Unit HR DIRECTOR


The Business Unit HR Directors will be based out of a home manufacturing facility within their business unit. They will also be responsible for supporting the HR generalist needs and results of the plants within their business unit. The BU HR Director will work closely with the Head of Operations, Facility Operations Manager’s, and the HR Manager’s for their BU facilities. Estimated travel will be approximately fifty to sixty percent (50%-60%) or as business needs dictate.


  • Communicate, coordinate and execute PPC people strategies and business unit initiatives for their BU facilities;

  • Support the Complex HR Managers in their BU, oversee and insure the communication, coordination and execution of all KPI’s.

  • Provide counsel to BU facilities HR and Operations management on complex employee relations, policy, compliance, and regulatory issues;

  • Provide focus, accountability and drive ownership for key performance indicators (overall performance management);

  • Oversee the development of the overall talent within the BU facilities (skills and people gaps).

Performance Indicators:

  • Retention/Turnover (hourly production/maintenance and management);

  • Meet/Maintain standard crewing goals;

  • Execution of attendance policy to meet/maintain absenteeism goals;

  • No regulatory agency negative findings;

  • In non-union facilities, maintain union free status;

  • Maintain positive labor relations within union plants

  • Talent Management

  • Completion of designated training modules;

  • Maximizing the fulfillment of all designated feeder programs (Interns, Trainees, etc.)

  • Identification and execution of succession planning;

  • Activity and impact of employee engagement and community relations initiatives.


  • 7 to 10 years’ experience in HR management required

  • Bachelor’s preferred but not required

  • Multi-site responsibility preferred

  • Broad knowledge of federal and state employment laws

  • General knowledge of benefits and compensation administration

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Good organizational and problem solving skills

  • Excellent technical skills (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and HR-SAP)