Business & Operations Analysis Greeley, Colorado


Position at Pilgrim's

 This position announcement is for a Quality Systems Analyst who is primarily responsible for building analytic tools using QlikView (or similar technology) for the Quality Assurance department.  The position will work with a wide range of functional teams (Quality Assurance, Operations, R&D, IT, Finance, and Sales) utilizing many different data types/sources.  The position will also provide business support and training to ensure full knowledge transfer to the end users.  Other responsibilities may include related quality systems testing and master data management. 


  • Must be passionate, motivated, willing to learn, and have an enthusiastic work attitude.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills among all levels of the organization.
  • Analytical thinker with an organized & procedural approach to process improvement.
  • Strong understanding of data management and applications within SAP and other IT environments.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel.
  • Ability to frequently re-prioritize and effectively work on multiple initiatives in parallel.
  • Active team player who can take direction but also has a willingness to voice ideas.
  • Ability to understand the relationships and needs of all functional areas of the business.
  • Ability to command a room and foster productive cross-functional discussions.
  • Basic knowledge of quality assurance and regulatory compliance in the food industry.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the poultry industry. 


  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to clearly define business requirements.
  • Identify business opportunities and offer reporting tools to assist in better decision making.
  • Manage analytics initiatives with documented plans and clearly communicate progress.
  • Develop and/or augment dashboards and reports using QlikView.
  • Deliver work that meets high standards of quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Build training documentation and train users in different environments (classroom, web meetings, etc).
  • Provide end users with basic technical support and troubleshooting.
  • Monitor the Helpdesk ensuring timely technical support and/or master data modifications.
  • Assist in the development of the Quality Assurance department’s long-term technology roadmap.
  • Maintain detailed documentation of system architecture and data structures.
  • Test related quality systems for accurate and effective design and setup. 


This position will require up to 25% travel.  This translates into approximately 13 weeks per year primarily related to user training, business research, and formal IT training. 


Bachelor’s degree preferred - Business, Computer Science, Quality Assurance or related field.  Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree. 


1-2 years of related experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent education.

Some level of IT background is preferred.