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Transportation Territory Manager – East Region

We are looking for Territory Manager for Pilgrim’s who will be responsible for the operational oversight and execution of transportation functions across Pilgrim’s US poultry business. They will drive a team of transportation specialists to ensure the logistical and operational excellence of the transportation team supporting Pilgrim’s East Region. This role will be based at our Corporate Office in Greeley, CO.


  • Lead the day to day operation and development of the East Region Transportation Team

  • Build relationships with sales team, plant personnel, carrier base, receivers and other key business partners

  • Manage freight rate negotiations for dedicated carrier and spot business

  • Maintain transport carrier performance- on time, service levels, capacity commitments, communication, etc.

  • Manage drop trailers and dedicated fleets

  • Educate team on current industry trends

  • Monitor performance on a weekly, monthly and annual basis

  • On-call responsibility on evenings and weekends as necessary

  • Travel to plants/production facilities as needed

  • Other duties assigned


  • Three or more years’ relevant industry experience preferred.

  • Three or more years supervisory/leadership experience preferred.

  • In-depth knowledge of US domestic transportation.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to multi-task

  • Problem solving skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Works well under pressure with time sensitive products.

  • Solid decision making and problem-solving skills.

  • Microsoft Office applications, including: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook

  • As a salaried position with the company, you may be required to travel at some point to other facilities, to attend Company events, or as a representative of the Company in other situations. Unless otherwise specified in this posting, the amount of travel may vary and the most qualified candidate must be willing and able to travel as business needs dictate.

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 $65,000 - $80,000

  • Incentive Pay: 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

For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in Colorado, JBS and Pilgrim’s is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. This compensation range is specific to the State of Colorado and takes into account various factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including but not limited to a candidate’s relevant experience, qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiencies for the role.

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 are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Those who have, at minimum, the first of a two-dose vaccine in advance of their first date of employment will be required to receive the second dose within the manufacturers recommend timeframe and submit proof of their final vaccination dose once obtained. 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.

About Us: 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.

Our mission: To be the best in all that we do, completely focused on our business, ensuring the bet products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers, profitability for our shareholders and the opportunity of a better future for all of our team members.

Our core values are: Availability, Determination, Discipline, Humility, Ownership, Simplicity, Sincerity