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JBS USA BARN CLERK LEAD in Plainwell, Michigan

Position: Barn Clerk (Lead)

Hours: Monday thru Friday: 5 – 10 hour days (Occasional Saturday)

JBS is a leader in protein production seeking a qualified clerk to work at our beef plant in Plainwell, MI. This position will back up cattle accounting and the hot scale operator.


  • Serve as the supervisor’s right hand person

  • Process all incoming cattle paperwork

  • Run the scale in the barn

  • Monitoring cattle counts off trucks

  • Verifying via camera when the counts do not match

  • Complete the cattle tickets

  • Set up the harvest line up

  • Communicate line up of cattle to personnel

  • Organize the trucker’s pin and scale tickets

  • Work closely with the accounting team

  • Inquiries on bleed rail check and balance system

  • Responsible for maintaining live cattle and barn inventories

  • Data entry

  • Making sure cattle are in correct lots and balanced at the end of the day

  • Verifying off shift paperwork is correct

  • Maintains good working relationship with the union, USDA, and maintenance employees

  • Understand and follow written documentation regarding barn procedures


  • Strong character with the proven ability to lead

  • Good management skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Great record keeping skills

  • Team player

  • Reliable


  • Microsoft excel

  • Problem solving

  • Quality work standards