Pilgrim’s is the second largest chicken producer in the world, with operations in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Mexico and the U.K. Pilgrim’s processes, prepares, packages and delivers fresh, further-processed and value-added poultry products for sale to customers in more than 100 countries, employs more than 50,000 people and contracts with more than 5,200 family farmers. Pilgrim’s is headquartered in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, at the JBS USA corporate office where our 1,200 employees enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year.
Participate with customer engagements, both through product sampling, technical communication and presentations with the support of their manager
Manage communication to all cross-functional groups including Regulatory, Marketing, Operations in accordance to the stage-gate process
Effectively communicate technical development activities like costing, design of experiment, report analysis, etc to cross-functional team with simplicity
Apply ingredient technology to development; able to troubleshoot product defects with support, (color, adhesion, etc.) while engaging vendors for both benchtop and commercial scale requests
Engage vendors for development with support
Develop products on existing lines with guidance and support
Formulate new products and designs product specifications within the guardrails of plant process, brand fit and costing with limited support by their manager.
Proficiently and independently write accurate product specs/nutritional guidelines
Conduct food safety experiments such as shelf life with management support.
Conduct sensory experiments such as shelf life with management support
Collaborate with operations pertaining to product/process yield opportunities with support of manager.
Lead pilot plant development of established commercialized processes with the support of the pilot plant team
Prepare technical data collection independently
Other duties as assigned
BS 3-5 years of relative experience
MS + 0-3 years of experience
Preferred in Food Science, Meat Science, Poultry Science, Culinology)
Preferred internship with a technical focus
Strong skills in Microsoft office; including Excel, Outlook, Word & Power Point.
Experience in virtual communication tools such a Microsoft TEAMS or Cisco Webex.
Experience operating in Project Management Systems such as SAP, Accolade, etc
Good understanding of USDA, FDA guidelines with occasional support from manager.
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): eligible after 90 days of employment including company match which begins after the first year of service and follows the company vesting schedule
Base salary range of $60,000 - $70,000; and
This position is eligible to participate in the Company’s annual bonus plan, the amount of bonus varies and is subject to the standard terms and conditions of the incentive program;
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. It is a job expectation that all new employees have, at minimum, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in advance of their first date of employment. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made. 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.
Internal Number: 27614
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More than anything else, JBS Foods is a people company. We believe our people are our most valuable asset. So in return for your dedication, we’ll provide you with endless opportunities to build a better future for yourself and your family, to have a true impact on our business and to be recognized for your contributions to the team.