2025 JBS Operations Management Trainee

JBS Trainee Program Greeley, Colorado


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 operations team 
  • May be either in harvest floor operations or fabrication floor operations.  
  • Ensure effective and efficient operations with a culture of continuous improvement. Maintain the production practices that support the food safety program in the facility. Monitor product quality and production operations to meet customer expectations. 
  • Create an environment where all are expected to be active members of the team – involved in the business. Recognize and celebrate successes. Challenge people to be better than they thought possible.  
  • Identify problems or bottlenecks in production processes and resolve issues; ensure production resources (including materials, equipment, and human resources) are available as needed to maintain product schedules; support continuous improvement goals in safety, quality, cost, and customer service. 
  • Implement a solution to fix the problem or bottleneck identified 
  • Create relationships with hourly team members  
  • Shadow production supervisors and learn their day to day operations 
  • Anticipate and determine causes of delays in shift operations and take appropriate actions to meet production schedules. 
  • 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 of $60,000-65,000 
  • 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.