JBS USA PROJECT MANAGER in Greeley, Colorado
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. Pilgrims' is looking for a Project Manager that will support the Fresh Business Units. The PM will help coordinate new and existing products, and will report to and work closely with the Director of Business Development to ensure timely execution of projects and sku’s assigned to their manufacturing plants. This position will also represent the company in both new and existing customer interactions.
Creates and executes project work plans and revises them as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
Responsible for all aspects of the project from bid/idea, plant placement, samples, project timelines, commercialization, and project follow-up.
Solid technical background, with understanding of the plant process
Identified resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities
Identify business development opportunities as they relate to a specific project
Facilitates team meetings effectively
Provide sales support by closing the gap between plants and support services to ensure issues are handled in a timely manner.
Ability to manage and provide support for ongoing and new projects at plant level.
Design and execute cost savings projects with plant, sales, support services
Finding solutions to current plant and sales opportunities.
Other duties as assigned
Travel as needed to manufacturing plants
1-3 years project management experience strongly preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to motivate and coach team members and mitigate any conflict
Willingness to participate in travel in support of project launches
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
Ability to travel as needed