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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.

We are looking for a Commodity Trader for JBS that will report to the Corporate Office in Greeley, Colorado.

This position will be responsible for implementing truck origination purchasing/marketing plan, assisting with all trade functions, and executing a farmer retention program. This role will have direct interaction with farmers and commercial grain companies, purchasing local corn for a specific region, purchasing NGFI's and developing enhancement programs.


  • Purchase Grain, establish and maintain customer relationships

  • Develop and maintain daily position rep

  • Communicate with the feed mills on shipments, deliveries, freight, and operations

  • Resolve freight, accounting, and other issues

  • Develop farmer marketing programs

  • Maintain trades in Computer system (PO entry, execution and closure)

  • Collaborate with Accounts' Payable on payment inquires

  • Build report to analyze market conditions and draw area basis changes

  • Answer customer calls

  • Purchase NGFI that add value to the diets


  • 3-5 years of experience in commodity merchandising

  • 4 Year Degree - preferably in Ag related field

  • General knowledge of production agriculture preferred

  • Basic understanding of commodity trading

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of the organization and Vendors

  • General knowledge of accounting process and ability to reconcile information

  • Strong work ethic – self-motivated and driven

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

  • MTECH knowledge desirable

  • Detail Oriented

  • Strong analytical skills

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 $77,000-$100,000; 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.