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JBS USA YARDS SUPERVISOR in Souderton, Pennsylvania

About JBS

JBS began in 1953 as a small, family-owned company in Brazil. We have continued to steadily grow and are now the largest animal protein processor in the world. Though our business has grown, our family values remain our foundation. We seek to hire dedicated individuals who are committed to learning and share our desire to be the best. At JBS, our team members are our most important asset and feeding the world is our greatest goal. The Souderton operation is a two-shift, beef-processing facility located in eastern Pennsylvania. JBS employs a total of 1,500 team members.

Souderton has the capacity to process more than 520,000 cattle per year and currently exports to 20 different countries around the world!


Investing in our people is a large part of the reason why success at JBS is so achievable. Working in operations gives you the opportunity to contribute to the very core of our business: producing the highest quality products for families around the globe. At the JBS operations facilities, we offer career growth opportunities for people with all kinds of interests and backgrounds who are interested in working in a fast-paced, hands-on environment. Additionally, opportunities abound for those who enjoy working within the production environment and are excited about both leading a team and ensuring we are producing a top quality, safe product for families across the globe.


JBS® values the people who make our company a success. We want to be sure our team members know just how much we appreciate their dedication by ensuring they love working with us. As part of our total compensation package, JBS® and offers comprehensive employee benefits designed to meet the healthcare and financial goals of our team members and their families today, tomorrow and in the future!

Job Title: Yards Supervisor

Location: Souderton, PA

Essential Job Functions:

  • Receive all cattle and handle proper paperwork associated with each load

  • Oversee Yards team during sorting, weighing and lining up cattle

  • Verify anti-mortem procedures working closely with veterinarian and USDA

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance in humane handling procedures

  • Perform daily safety walks, correcting any non-compliance issues

  • Work with Quality Assurance department to ensure product quality and food safety

  • Monitors and confirms machinery, equipment and facilities are properly maintained and sanitized

  • Trains and develops employees to attain department objectives through teamwork

  • Keep track of employee hours, schedules, and duties

  • Contribute to the ongoing development of JBS policies and procedures

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience handling live stock

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent preferred but not required

  • 3-5 years of experience working in beef slaughter operations

Skills/Abilities Required:

  • Exhibit strong problem solving and leadership qualities

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English

  • Proficiency in multiple languages preferred but not required

  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills

  • General computer proficiencies

  • Must be able to work flexile hours, including some Saturdays

  • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures and stand/walk for extended periods of time