Human Resources Greeley, Colorado


Position at JBS USA Food Company

Head of Performance Management

JBS USA is a leading global provider of diversified, high-quality food products, including a portfolio of well-recognized brands and innovative, easy-to-use food solutions. We process, prepare, package and deliver fresh and value-added premium meat, poultry and retail-ready food products for customers in approximately 100 countries on six continents. We are also the majority shareholder of Pilgrim’s, the largest poultry company in North America. JBS USA employs more than 100,000 team members, and our corporate office is located in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, where our 1,200 team members onsite enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year.

We are seeking candidates for the Head of Performance Management role based at our Corporate Office in Greeley. This position is within the larger Culture and Talent HR team and is primarily responsible for the JBS Performance Cycle.



  • Drives vision, strategy and execution for companywide Performance Management processes and tools
    • Strategic and operational design, development, implementation, administration and communication of JBS performance management framework
    • Oversees and manages all activities related to the JBS performance management cycle
    • Manages all communications and monitors progress to ensure its effectiveness and relevance to the business
  • Partners with HR and Operation leaders to establish the link between the KPI’s and team members day to day actions
  • Tracks progress from training, goal setting, quarterly reviews and end of year evaluations to support individual team and organizational performance
  • Empowers and trains managers to effectively evaluate and measure individual and team performance through the performance management cycle
  • Partners with the HRIS team for effective use and roll out of the JBS Talent Platform (JTP)
  • Leads, manages and monitors the design, implementation and effective use of the 360 feedback process
  • Leads, manages and monitors the design, implementation and effective use of the Nine Box, development planning, and talent mapping process
  • Leads, manages and monitors the design, implementation and effective use of the engagement survey process, to include action planning for each business unit
  • Leads and facilitates training for annual performance management life cycle
  • Stays up to date with the latest performance management tools and strategies
  • In-tune with business operations and company-wide performance management efforts
  • Responsible for major implementation of process improvements  
  • Coaches around change management and performance management initiatives at high levels of leadership
  • Evaluates processes and reports regularly to senior leadership team on key performance indicators
  • Partners with the broader culture and talent team on execution, best practices and business unit communication
  • Manages budget and performance management systems contracts
  • Partners with internal global teams for collaborative improvement efforts and best practice sharing
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Previous experience in a manufacturing facility preferred, JBS/Pilgrim's experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Agriculture or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Previous experience leading teams preferred
  • Previous experience in HR, recruiting or management role preferred
  • Strong organizational, follow up, negotiation, interview and decision making skills required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and handle high work volume
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of employee related information
  • Proficient with MS Office suite
  • Ability to travel as needed for recruitment, particularly in the Spring and Fall, and Culture Events approximately 10-12 weeks per year


The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation and benefits:

  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage begin after 60 days of employment;
  • Paid Time Off: sick leave, vacation, and 6 company observed holidays;
  • 401(k): company match begins after the first year of service and follows the company vesting schedule;
  • Base salary range of $75,000 - $110,000; and
  • This position is eligible to participate in the Company’s annual bonus plan, the amount of bonus varies and is subject to the standard terms and conditions of the incentive program; 


The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. It is a job expectation that all new employees have, at minimum, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in advance of their first date of employment. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.