JBS USA PLANT HOG BUYER in Marshalltown, Iowa

Job Interest Sheet

Division/Department: Procurement

Location: Marshalltown

Job title: Plant Hog Buyer

Reports to: Hope Blevins

Nonexempt Hourly Rate:

Type of position:



1st -Flexible



General Description:

•Work with the Pricing Manager, schedulers, Regional Managers, and buyers on a daily bases to ensure adequate supply of hogs to the facility.

•Work with the plant personnel to maintain a healthy working relationship between the facility and the procurement team.

•Work to improve Animal Well-being from a procurement standpoint, including required communications, handling Process Improvement Forms, and other tasks.

•Other various daily tasks, to include daily counts, costs, and pricing and assisting buyers and schedulers and completing contracts.

•Other relevant tasks, as assigned by manager.

Required skills:

  • One or more year of swine production experience and/or procurement/plant production experience preferred

  • Must have sales/negotiating skills

  • Strong time management skills required

  • Computer skills mandatory

  • Understand and comply with Company policy and procedures

  • Good communications skills, both verbal and written

  • Excellent organizational, math and statistical skills

  • Team Player with leadership skills

Education Requirements (if applicable)

Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science, Ag-Business, Ag Econ or related field or 5 years relevant industry experience required

Approved by : Vicky Cervantes Title: Employment Manager

Posting Date: 0 4/10 /201 8 Closing Date: 0 4/20 /201 8

Apply online www.jbssa.com/careers