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JBS USA Inventory Assistant (Bacon) in Ottumwa, Iowa

Title: Inventory Assistant

Shift: 3 rd shift

Scope of Position:

This role is responsible for preparing bacon lines for daily production, assembling supplies and packaging materials that are needed for the slicing team.


  • Review Make sheet for slicing team and gather proper supplies, materials, tools

  • Assembling and kitting together all packaging supplies based on the production Make sheet

  • Ensuring bacon lines are stocked with appropriate supplies for first shift operations

  • Use forklift and/or pallet jack to retrieve supplies and deliver to lines

  • Tracking inventory in SAP for materials going out to the lines, notifying appropriate personnel when supplies needs to be ordered

  • Always use safe work practices, follow all safety rule and procedures, immediately report any hazardous conditions, and fully participate in safety programs

  • May be required to work overtime and weekends as needed

Job Qualifications:

  • Forklift/Pallet Jack License

  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office, SAP, Outlook)

  • Ability to read and understand Make sheets for production

  • Strong time management and organizational mindset

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally in English

  • Good attendance and safety records

  • Self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands/arms, stoop, kneel, crouch

  • Plant setting, environment will include wet or humid conditions, extreme cold, and working near mechanical parts

  • Nosie level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area