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Cattle Procurement Ascending Leadership Program (ALT)

Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin

Ascend Leadership Training Program:

We have crafted our Ascend program as an intense rotation-based program that will provide all participants with well-rounded knowledge

of our business and a fast-track opportunity for advancement. We are committed to taking high caliber individuals to the height of their

potential, thus building a proven and knowledgeable bench for future JBS leadership.

The Ascend program is focused on giving participants the skills they need to read complex situations, set innovative strategies, and execute

those strategies with integrity and effectiveness. Participants (ALTs) rotate through several departments and get exposure to many different

aspects of the business.

In addition to the Ascend rotation, ALTs participate in coursework intended to deepen their understanding of the business, broaden their

appreciation of various leadership styles, and enable them to flex new leadership skills. And to round out the work rotation and classroom

learning, ALTs take part in offsite meetings, community involvement, and cross-departmental group projects.

At the end of the Ascend program, successfully graduating ALTs are placed in promotion-focused careers within one of JBS’s many


Key facts:

6 month management-trainee program focus on the area of Cattle Procurement

Challenging, hands-on work experience in a variety of roles and business units (i.e. Operations, Sales and Marketing, HR,

Accounting, Finance, IT)

Leadership training courses

Cross-departmental project work

Exposure to senior management

networking opportunities with JBS employees

Upon successful completion of the program, candidates will take on permanent roles in the Cattle Procurement Area


For current students: Senior or graduate student standing.

For current professionals: Less than or equal to 3 years of professional experience preferred.

Excellent communication and critical thinking skills

A history of interpersonal and leadership skills

The ability to work in a high-pressure and fast-paced environment

An interest and background in animal sciences, animal agriculture, food sciences, or a related field preferred.

Availability to travel and take up residence in other cities, states and/or countries

Strong critical thinking problem solving, and project management abilities, judgment and initiative.

Extracurricular activities, internships and academic projects that indicate strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

Exceptional communication skills necessary to interact directly with senior managers and clients.


Casey Davis, Cattle Buyer Manager

Cattle Procurement

1330 Lime Kiln Rd.

Green Bay, WI 54311

O: 920.593.9762 C: 260.433.4048

JBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Created at 4/30/2014 1:18 PM by Pava, Penny J.
Last modified at 4/30/2014 1:18 PM by Pava, Penny J.