Job Information

JBS USA CATTLE BUYER in Souderton, Pennsylvania

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for cattle procurement and associated activities in the state of New York

  • Responsible for cattle procurement from cattle feeders and livestock auctions

  • Work with independent contractors to satisfy cattle needs for the company

  • Work with cattle feeders to monitor cattle numbers in their respective area

  • Work with cattle feeders to monitor contracted cattle to ensure quality and availability

  • Monitor the competition and their process

  • Bidding procedures and prices

Working Conditions:

  • Employee will typically work 50-55 hours per week M-F with some weekend work if necessary

  • Employee will be based out of Souderton, PA and will spend approximately 70% of work time traveling


  • Education: Minimum High School Diploma with Agriculture knowledge and background

  • Previous experience in Cattle Procurement is preferred, but not required

  • Special Skills:

  • Ability to visually asses grade and potential yield of cattle

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be able to physically maneuver among and manipulate live cattle


  • Internal: Frequent communication with Head Cattle Buyer, Coworkers, Accounting Department and other plant personnel regarding purchasing, quality, and quality of live cattle.

  • External: Frequent communication with Farmers and Truckers regarding purchase, quality, quantity and delivery of live cattle.