Position at JBS USA Food Company

Plumrose HR Trainee Program

Program Mission:

To provide technical, cultural, and leadership training to recent college graduates and develop them into successful members of our Human Resource management team.

This is a 12 month rotational program in a production facility or corporate office focused on giving participants skills they need to be a successful HR Manager. Rotations throughout all departments of a production facility.

  • Trainees will be given challenging projects and key learning objectives to complete during each rotation
  • Potential rotations include employee relations, recruitment/selection, training and development
  • There will be 3 leadership training sessions throughout the program in our corporate office in Greeley, CO.
  • Trainees will be evaluated on performance and behaviors 2-3 times during the program.
  • Trainees will have 3-4 levels of support throughout their program to help with their development (Talent Manager, HR Manager, Mentor, and previous trainees).


  • Learn all aspects of a production facility including the relationships between production and other departments.
  • Trainees will be given challenging projects and key learning objectives to complete during each rotation
  • The last six months of the program will provide hands-on training in an area of Human Resources with the intention of final placement
  • Any rotation could include acting supervisory responsibilities to include attendance and vacation tracking, disciplinary actions, and performance results for the area

The HR Trainee Program is an excellent opportunity to give professionals the tools to be successful HR leaders.
Working Conditions:

  • Production or office setting
  • Exposure to various chemicals, machinery, and knives
  • Slippery floors, cold and hot temperatures, and loud noises
  • Ability to work different shifts and occasional weekends

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree required
  • Alignment with JBS Core Values and company culture
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous internship in a similar work environment
  • Previous experience in HR
  • Ability to demonstrate and practice leadership
  • Strong desire to work in a challenging and hands-on environment
  • Flexibility to relocate, preferred

Opportunities available in Chicago, IL and Council Bluffs, IA.

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