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Position at JBS USA Food Company

Plumrose Management Trainee Program

Program Mission:

To provide technical, cultural, and leadership training to recent college graduates and develop them into successful members of our operations management teams. 

This is a 12 month rotational program in a production facility or corporate office focused on giving participants skills they need to be a successful manager. Rotations throughout all departments of a production facility.

  • Trainees will be given challenging projects and key learning objectives to complete during each rotation
  • Multiple opportunities to supervise a department
  • There will be several 3 leadership training sessions throughout the program in our corporate office in Greeley, CO.
  • Trainees will be evaluated on performance and behaviors 2-3 times during the program.
  • Trainees will have 3-4 levels of support throughout their program to help with their development (Talent Manager, HR Manager, Mentor, and previous trainees).


  • Learn all aspects of a production facility including the relationships between production and other departments.
  • Assist and understand how production supervisors manage their team, meet volume goals, maximize yields, and minimize claims while ensuring all quality and safety standards are met.
  • Look for continuous improvement in operating processes and procedures
  • Successful completion of assigned projects
  • Responsible for meeting all food safety, safety, and human resources policies.

The Management Trainee Program is an excellent opportunity to give professionals the tools to be successful operations leaders. 

  • Supply Chain
  • Logistics
  • HR
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Packaging Engineer
Working Conditions:
  • Production or office setting
  • Exposure to various chemicals, machinery, and knives
  • Slippery floors, cold and hot temperatures, and loud noises
  • Ability to work different shifts and occasional weekends

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree required
  • Alignment with JBS Core Values and company culture
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous internship in a similar work environment
  • Previous experience in an Agriculture industry
  • Ability to demonstrate and practice leadership
  • Strong desire to work in a challenging and hands-on environment
  • Flexibility to relocate, preferred

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