2025 Human Resources Management Trainee

JBS Trainee Program Marshville, North Carolina


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 12-month program is designed to give you an immersive leadership experience at one of our 60+ domestic locations. This program includes hands-on rotations throughout all of the location’s business sectors, and is designed to give you real-world leadership experience and a thorough understanding of how each sector functions to support the overall production strategy of the location. If you are passionate about leading and motivating others in a culturally diverse setting to make a sustainable agricultural impact on the global food supply– we are interested in you! 
  • Rotations- You will spend time learning and working in every business sector of your location. These rotations are designed to give you hands-on knowledge of what positions, equipment, and materials are involved in each specific production process.
  • Will provide support to the HR department.
  • Learn all departments and dynamics of Human Resources including: Hiring, On-Boarding, Orientation, EEOC, Recruitment, Community Relations, Investigations, Training & Development, Technical Training, Talent Development, Payroll, Policy Enforcement, etc.
  • Develop programs which would potentially focus on recruitment, retention, recognition, policy enforcement, etc.
  • Interact and understand the relationship/partnership with the Local Union
  • Participate in investigations which could result in discipline and/or termination
  • Understand absenteeism and turnover metrics: how they are measured and why they are of importance
  • Understanding Staffing and Crewing, including Available to Standard
  • Work with Operations to ensure policies are being adhered to
  • Assist in coordinating and implementing engagement surveys with the workforce and co-workers of the facility (Glint)
  • Be exposed to Performance Management, including: evaluations, promotions, merit, etc.
  • Complete a challenging project that aligns with key performance indicators (KPI’s) and impacts our bottom line.
  • Participate in three group-based Leadership Development Training sessions at our corporate U.S. Headquarters in Greeley, CO.
  • Final Placement: the last 4 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 starting at $60,000 
  • 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.