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JBS USA SALES MANAGER in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Sales Manager

We are looking for a Sales Manager to join our Pilgrim’s team. This person manages activities related to sales generated from a specific plant. They are responsible for the revenue generation in plant sales and key accounts within a geographic area or market. This position can be based in Greeley, CO or Chattanooga, TN.


  • Ensures all production has a sale associated with it and manages excess sales.

  • Work with plant scheduler to sell excess product.

  • Coordinate with Sales Director on long term sales strategy, mix and execution.

  • Maintain knowledge of the markets operated in along with a deep understanding of market trends.

  • Provides day-to-day supervision of activities including production planning and execution based upon sales mix.

  • Directs the flow of information for sale activities and transactions (leads, billings, orders, contracts) and evaluates data to ensure area goals are met.

  • Coordinate internal product transfers.

  • Handle customer issues/complaints including shortages/overages and transportation issues as well as credit and billing issues.

  • Ensures sale objectives are met within company strategies. Maintains coordination with integral company functions, including transportation, plant operations, live production, and accounting.

  • Identifies unprofitable processes and products through gap analysis and implements actionable plans for correction.

  • Acts as liaison between sales and other departments

  • Prepares regular sales reports.

  • Meets with key clients, maintains relationships, negotiates and closes deals.

  • Will be required to travel to customer, plant, and corporate office.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Pilgrim's experience preferred

  • 2+ years of experience in food required, poultry preferred

  • Ability to travel up to 30%

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • 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): company match begins after the first year of service and follows the company vesting schedule;

  • Base salary of $75,000 - $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. 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 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