JBS USA COMMODITY TRADER in Greeley, Colorado
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, and our corporate office is located in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, where our 1,200 team members onsite enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year.
The JBS By-Products team is seeking a Commodities Trader to market and sell animal by-products, such as Meat and Bone Meals, Blood Meals, Tallows and Greases. Our primary markets of focus include the feed ingredient, renewable fuel, biofuel and oleo-chemical industries. This role will be based at our Corporate Office in Greeley, CO. The ideal candidate will be a very detail oriented and confident sales person who can thrive in a busy, dynamic and supportive sales team environment. There is significant growth and development potential in this role.
Manage sales, inventories and forward positions of assigned commodities to minimize risk and maximize profitability
Negotiate contract pricing plus spot sales pricing and maintain customer relations through effective selling techniques
Maintain and develop sales opportunities while adhering to credit, quality, and cash risk limits; monitor domestic and international markets as well as negotiate price, specification, and delivery details
Identify growth opportunities through the leverage of existing assets and the identification of new opportunities in the related target markets.
Cultivate long-term relationships with feedstock customers, third party vendors, and end users to improve and expand sales
Provide logistical support and customer service for established customers to ensure all customer requirements are attained
Communicate feedstock market trends and information ensuring timely and quality market information
Develop long-term strategic plans to ensure growth and profitability
Business Development- seek out new customers and opportunities through research, networking and cold call practices.
Additional duties maybe assigned upon Manager’s discretion
BS/BA degree preferred in Agricultural Business, Animal Science, Business Administration, Economics, or related fields
Commodity trading or related sales experience preferred
Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
Problem solving skills
Ability to work well in a fast paced and high pressure environment
Excellent customer service and communication skills
Able to work in corporate team office environment
Strong knowledge of agricultural supply systems, and exporting / importing / logistics for perishable commodities
Microsoft Office applications, including: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook
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 $77,385 – $100,590 annually; 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. 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.