Job Information


Description :

Educate and train Sorter personnel on bovine anatomy, physiology, pathology and contamination

Lead the Sorter team in being able to determine appropriate actions to be taken to ensure removal and disposal of unwholesome and unfit carcasses, parts or viscera to ensure they cannot be used for human food

Lead the Sorter team in having an excellent understanding of when a carcass or part(s) display certain conditions/disease processes or have systemic involvement requiring USDA Public Health Veterinarian disposition

Audits Sorter personnel on a period by period basis to ensure all procedures/decision making are in alignment with JBS’ food safety goals and guidelines. Provide immediate corrective actions/procedures as needed

Coordinates attendance issues by coordinating personnel to fill vacant or absent positions and minimizing turnover rates

Conducts pre-operational inspection of area, sets up production equipment, and submits maintenance work orders as needed

Maintains food and work safety regulations

Audits product and employee safety throughout shift

Conducts line meetings weekly or as circumstances dictate to address department issues or concerns

Experience Required :

Minimum of 2 years of working in packing industry or experience working on harvest floor

Good understanding of bovine anatomy, physiology and common pathologies

Knowledge and experience of USDA online procedures and decision making processes

Prior USDA online inspection experience preferred but not required

High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred but not required

Skills/Abilities Required :

Strong Harvest floor knife skills

Strong understanding of Harvest Operations

Strong verbal and written communications skills and able to effectively communicate with Supervisors from multiple harvest departments (Q/A, Production, Safety) as well as in-plant USDA personnel

Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Strong attention to detail

Demonstrate effective leadership skills

Ability to establish and maintain working relationships and work collaboratively

Problem solving abilities

Must be able to work in hot temperatures and extended hours (including some weekends)

Must be physically able to move around the harvest floor, maneuvering on and around uneven and slippery surfaces and tight spaces.