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MEAT BUYER MANAGER

Company: JBS USA
Location: Greeley
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Meat Buyer ManagerPurpose and Scope/General Summary: We are looking for a Meat Buyer Manager for JBS Prepared Foods that reports onsite to the corporate office in Greeley, Colorado. The Meat Procurement Manager will be responsible for optimizing the supply chain procurement of all protein raw materials to supply raw material to all JBS Prepared Foods Manufacturing Plants. This position will manage all administrative tasks surrounding procurement of raw materials and co-packers. Working with facility managers, supervisors, plant schedulers to ensure timely delivery of raw materials to facilities in a dynamic manufacturing environment. will work with suppliers to ensure timely and full delivery of orders at the right cost and right quality. This role will also work closely with Quality and R&D to ensure suppliers meat all requirements for food safety and specification adherence.The manager will play a strategic role supporting innovation and growth initiatives, while developing and implementing cost reduction and sourcing strategies, leading to competitive costs, improved quality, technology and consistent delivery performance.Responsibilities:Forecasts monthly performance of material economics and cost saving objectivesIdentify and advise management about commodities risks and opportunitiesEnsures delivery of requested raw materials to plant schedulersTracks and communicates daily market closes, offering perspective on market movementDevelop positive relationships with supplier and maintain close contact regarding orders, market conditions, and trendsAssist in the raw materials claims process:Ensure timely resolution of plant-initiated claims with suppliers.Identify chronic quality issues and trigger problem-solving.Works with Finance team to resolve block invoice issue sRecommends optimal supply chain for raw material supply including, but not limited to optimal mix of suppliers for all proteins, efficient warehousing of all frozen products, schedule to remove products at optimal timeHelps manage co-manufacturing purchasing function and inventory levelsWorks with plant management to improve overall procurement processes for facilitiesProcesses raw material and co-manufactured product claims with suppliers and plants to an agreeable resolution and reimbursement20% TravelOther duties as assigned Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree required preferably in Business, Engineering, Finance, or similar. Minimum of 2 years of meat sourcing experience Experience in analyzing, selecting/recommending, approving, and auditing suppliers for different product platforms within a multi-plant manufacturing environment, evaluating supplier capability relative to specifications, quality, and manufacturing. Self-starter, driven individual focused on continuous improvementExcellent verbal and written communication skillsSuperior analytic capacity and problem-solving skillsStrong Microsoft Excel Skills, demonstrated experience creating excel models to support or analyze business decisions.Ability to facilitate and lead technical and commercial meetings that require multiple cross functional participants. Skilled negotiatorTeam oriented approach and demonstrated capacity to work with teamsAbility to consolidate monthly results and prepare presentations in power point to senior managementSAP experience preferredLead interactions with the following stakeholders:Raw Material Suppliers, vendors, strategic partnersEconomists, outside forecastersGovernment agencies /USDAFreight, warehousing, suppliers.Human Resources, Accounting, and LogisticsScheduling and SalesCategory ManagersInternal Manufacturing leadership teamsCan perform the functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodationAs 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): company match begins after the first year of service and follows the company vesting schedule; Base salary range of $120,000-$150,000; andIncentive 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 states where it is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation for any given position, compensation ranges are specific to those states 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.This position does not have an application deadline. We will continue to recruit until the position has been filled. 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. 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: 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.Our mission: To be the best in all that we do, completely focused on our business, ensuring the best 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 EOE/Vets/Disability

Keywords: JBS USA, Greeley , MEAT BUYER MANAGER, Executive , Greeley, Colorado

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