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Quality Assurance Project Manager

We are looking for a Pilgrim’s Quality Systems Analyst who is primarily responsible for building analytic tools using QlikSense (or similar technology) for the Quality Assurance department. The position will work with a wide range of functional teams (Quality Assurance, Operations, R&D, IT, Finance, and Sales) utilizing many different data types/sources. The position will also provide business support and training to ensure full knowledge transfer to the end users. Other responsibilities may include related quality systems testing and master data management.


  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to clearly define business requirements.

  • Identify business opportunities and offer reporting tools to assist in better decision making.

  • Manage analytics initiatives with documented plans and clearly communicate progress.

  • Develop and/or augment dashboards and reports using QlikSense.

  • Deliver work that meets high standards of quality, accuracy and relevance.

  • Build training documentation and train users in different environments (classroom, web meetings, etc).

  • Provide end users with basic technical support and troubleshooting.

  • Monitor the Helpdesk ensuring timely technical support and/or master data modifications.

  • Assist in the development of the Quality Assurance department’s long-term technology roadmap.

  • Maintain detailed documentation of system architecture and data structures.

  • Test related quality systems for accurate and effective design and setup.

  • This position will require up to 25% travel. This translates into approximately 13 weeks per year primarily related to user training, business research, and formal IT training.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred - Business, Computer Science, Quality Assurance or related field. Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Must be passionate, motivated, willing to learn, and have an enthusiastic work attitude.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills among all levels of the organization.

  • Analytical thinker with an organized & procedural approach to process improvement.

  • Strong understanding of data management and applications within SAP and other IT environments.

  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel.

  • Ability to frequently re-prioritize and effectively work on multiple initiatives in parallel.

  • Active team player who can take direction but also has a willingness to voice ideas.

  • Ability to understand the relationships and needs of all functional areas of the business.

  • Ability to command a room and foster productive cross-functional discussions.

  • Basic knowledge of quality assurance and regulatory compliance in the food industry.

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the poultry industry.

  • 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 range of $58,485 -$76,020;

  • 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. It is a job expectation that all new employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Those who have, at minimum, the first of a two-dose vaccine in advance of their first date of employment will be required to receive the second dose within the manufacturers recommend timeframe and submit proof of their final vaccination dose once obtained. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made. 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