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at JBS

Posted: 3/4/2020
Job Reference #: oxAcbfwe
Keywords: production

Job Description


Position at JBS USA Food Company

Purpose & Scope: This position is responsible for assisting the farm meet production goals while leading hourly team members effectively. A successful Production Team Lead (team leader) exhibits great leadership skills by showcasing knowledge and competencies to the team members, giving them direction to go about their tasks and duties on the job. The team leader recognizes the contributions of every team member and encourages them to work together, sharing ideas and maintaining good relationships in the execution of production tasks. The team leader promotes the safety and well being of the team members and educates them on effective safety procedures.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Monitor team members during production activities to ensure adherence safety procedures
  • Motivate team members to enhance production quantity and at the same time maintain high production standards
  • Serve as intermediary between team members and management to create healthy communication


  • Keep records and perform administrative tasks to include the following: (10%)
  1. Wand / Hand Held
  2. Work with Data Tech on getting info to them, Daily info, Corrections
  3. Flash information
  4. Treatment cards
  5. Recording on information on cards
  6. Wean projection counts
  7. Ear tagging
  8. Safety meetings and audits
  9. Animal welfare paperwork
  10. Feed ordering
  11. Supply inventory
  12. Meetings
  13. Employee schedules Gantt charts
  • Observe and support the daily work objectives of up to 6 hourly team members to include training and completion of the following tasks: (90%)
  1. Feeding
  2. Feeder adjustments
  3. Scraping feeders
  4. Dynamate given correctly
  5. Check feed system and fill lines
  6. Pre-starter given timely
  7. Watering / nipples working
  8. Computers setup ventilation
  9. Environment monitor
  10. Overrides Heater and fans set correctly and check if working before loading
  11. Micro-environment management
  12. Heat lamp set at correct height / Temp
  13. Inspect that rooms are clean and ready for new farrows
  14. Black mats correct placement
  15. Room set up / Barn set up
  16. Gel/sleeves/starch set up in each aisle
  17. Back gates open and ready to receive sows
  18. Animal welfare
  19. Animal movements
  20. Animal care
  21. Cleaning, afterbirth, dead pigs, scraping
  22. Sorting and FB management
  23. Processing pigs
  24. Nursery pig care
  25. Vaccinations
  26. Treatments
  27. Medication management
  28. Barn Flow
  29. Back pen management
  30. Breeding
  31. Heat detection
  32. Management of pits flushes or pull plugs
  33. Housekeeping duties
  34. Maintenance reported to Assistants or manager
  35. Rodent control
  36. Stun gun use and maintenance
  37. Any other tasks asked by Assistant or Manager

Travel: Occasionally, within a 30 mile radius

Required Qualifications:
• Strong communication and listening skills
• Understanding of computer systems

  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and make decisions independently
  • Ability to effectively lead a team
  • Be a team oriented, self-motivated and positive individual with strong work ethic
  • Ability to efficiently multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with Bio-Security and swine production
  • Proven safety track and awareness