Job Information


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 Freight Planner/Load Tyer for JBS that reports to our Fedbeef team.

This position requires to be on call every 6 weeks.


  • Book truck freight of approximately 15,000 – 20,000 fresh and frozen loads per year in North and Central America.

  • Review shipment routing and freight costs to ensure maximum savings.

  • Assist claims in resolution of transportation of rejected product.

  • Assist in tracking late and potential late trucks.

  • Communicate and advise Logistics team about loads booked, trailer assignments, yard inventory, load ahead, etc.

  • Maintain and review carrier performance of on-time delivery.

  • Maintenance and review of YMS data.

  • Maintain drop trailer and plant trailer pools.

  • Coordinate with Export Coordinator on plant-to-dock movements.

  • Daily communication with plant traffic, scheduler, load planner, sales, claims, security, billing and load tiers.

  • Daily communication with JBS approved Transportation Carriers, cold storage, customer receiving.

  • Reduce or eliminate out of route miles by sequencing drop deliveries according to receiving hours and provide for a logical route of delivery.

  • Provide timely loading schedules for the plants to increase efficiencies

  • Inform sales of weight requirements to achieve full loads, reduce costs and ensure deadlines are met to achieve on time delivery

  • Review Auto-tied loads for approval

  • Identify priority customers or difficult shipping regions to maximize potential delivery issues

  • Inform sales of sales orders showing in “will fill/do not tie” status or block status

  • Maintain light load board

  • Other duties Assigned

  • Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Transportation preferred.

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and accuracy a must.

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • SAP knowledge and experience preferred.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite preferred.

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 $45,255- $58,000 ; 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.