2024 Plant Accounting/ Finance Management Trainee Program

JBS Trainee Program Worthington, Minnesota Marshalltown, Iowa


Position at JBS USA

About us: 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.

Our mission: To be the best in all that we do, completely focused on our business, ensuring the best products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers, profitability for our shareholders and the opportunity of a better future for all of our team members.

Our core values are: Availability, Determination, Discipline, Humility, Ownership, Simplicity, Sincerity


Purpose/General Summary: Our 6-month program is designed to give you hands-on experience at our corporate office located in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, with our 1,200 team members. This program includes rotation(s) throughout specific department of interest. It is designed to give you real-world experience and a thorough understanding of how certain department sector functions to support the overall strategy of the team. If you are passionate about learning in a culturally diverse setting to make a sustainable agricultural impact on the global food supply– we are interested in you!



  • Rotations –Spend first 3-month rotation with one of our Accounting Departments. After this rotation is completed there could be possibility for full-time placement on that team. If that isn’t an option, you will complete another 3-month rotation with a different area of the accounting or finance departments. 
  • Accounting and Finance including but not limited to Balance and Income Statement Analysis, Standard Costing, and Cost Reduction.
  • Researching accounts for receivables, activity, payments, deductions, credits, write-offs. This includes maintaining all proper documentation is in order.
  • Project may entail efforts to lower expenses and generate revenue
  • Pull and deliver accurate financial reporting to the Team
  • Lead a project to reduce accounts payable
  • Assisting team with live projects as needed
  • Complete and present a project related to issues with being cost effective and cost efficient.
  • Complete a challenging project that aligns with key performance indicators (KPI’s) and impacts our bottom line.
  • Participate in a group-based Leadership Development Training session at our corporate U.S. Headquarters in Greeley, CO.
  • Final Placement: the last 3 months of the program will provide hands-on training in an area of interest with the intention of final placement into a leadership role.



What You Bring (Qualifications):

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Alignment with JBS core values and culture
  • Excellent communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to work different shifts and occasional weekends
  • Flexibility to relocate

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 $56,500.00
  • Relocation available if applicable

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. 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.