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Ratio of 290 candidates per place in the selection process


São Paulo,  March 01, 2019 – The race for new job opportunities begins at the start of each new year. Joining the race are 6,690 recent engineering graduates who have registered to take part in the selection process for the first edition of the JBS Engineer Training Program, which is offering 23 places at Friboi units in the states of Acre, Goiás, Pará, Mato Grosso and Rondônia. This is equivalent to 290 candidates for each place on the program, a ratio higher than some of Brazil’s most highly disputed university entrance exams.

The state of Goiás attracted the highest level of interest, with 47% of program registrants, followed by Mato Grosso (24.1%), Pará (16.5%) and Acre / Rondônia (12.2%). Candidates will now go through the following selection phases: on-site tests/games, online interviews, group dynamics and a selection committee. Activities are expected to being in April.

JBS is one of Brazil’s biggest employers. It has around 120 thousand employees in Brazil alone.The Company’s global operations, spanning 15 countries, employ approximately 230 thousand people.

About JBS
JBS is one of the world’s leading food industry companies with approximately 230 thousand employees in over 15 countries.The Company owns a portfolio of brands that are acknowledged for their excellence and innovation, including Friboi, Moy Park, Pilgrim’s Pride, Primo, Seara, Swift, Gold’n Plump and others, serving over 350,000 customers of more than 150 nationalities worldwide.The company’s focus on innovation also reflects its management approach to related businesses in areas such as leather, biodiesel, collagen, personal hygiene and cleaning products, natural wrappings, solid waste management solutions, metal packaging and transportation.JBS has adopted best sustainability practices throughout its value chain and constantly monitors its suppliers using satellite imagery, georeferenced maps of supplier farms and monitors official data from government agencies; the company also focuses on the highest possible food safety and quality standards.The success of JBS’s operations is closely tied to our Animal Welfare practices, which are rigorously applied and have received an increasing share of investments to further improve the Company’s efforts in this area, in line with best practices.


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