We strive for continuous improvement, not only in our processes, but in our people. High quality employees allow BPI to remain on the leading edge of innovation.

With you, we make things better.

We are Working to Improve the Beef Industry


Beef Products, Inc.

Beef Products, Inc. a leading manufacturer of lean ground beef, is headquartered in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota. Our family owned business was established in 1981 with quality, safety, and innovation as our core values. Since then, BPI has operated with one simple guideline, to be the best at what we do.

This drive to be a leader within the meat industry has resulted in continuous development of new processing techniques, sanitation programs, and food safety innovations. We’ve invested and re-invested in our facilities in order to make sure we always produce the highest quality and safest meat possible.


Your Finances:

  • Competitive Pay
  • 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan with Company Match

Your Health & Wellness:

  • Comprehensive Major Medical Health Plan/RX Plan Coverage
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Program
  • Medical Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Voluntary plans for Accident, Critical Illness, Universal Life
  • Health Advocacy
  • Healthy Rewards
  • Doctor On Demand (Virtual Visit)
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance

Your Time:

  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation

Your Additional Benefits:

  • Identity Theft
  • Will Preparation
  • Travel Assistance Program
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Community Support Opportunities
  • Tyson Event Center Suite Access
  • Discounted Hotel and Car Rental Rates
  • Employee Meat Sale Program

Work With BPI


BPI has unique career opportunities for those who want to challenge themselves and be part of a team working on innovative technologies. BPI offers an environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded.

If you prosper with “hands-on” learning and can look to the future for personal and professional growth opportunities, you may have what it takes to be included in our next chapter of success.

Industrial Maintenance

The Maintenance department manages highly automated industrial equipment. Working in a fast-paced environment, this team supports all the industrial mechanical equipment and systems such as refrigeration systems, air systems, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, water treatment systems and more. If you like to work with your hands and have a mechanical aptitude this may be the opportunity for you.

Career Path: Industrial Maintenance

We offer a challenging environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded.

Electromechanical Technician Maintenance Technician Maintenance Leader Maintenance Supervisor Maintenance Superintendent Special Projects Maintenance Maintenance Management

Assembly & Construction

Whether we are growing, updating or maintaining our processes, the Maintenance Assembly and Construction team is involved. Positions in these areas range from mechanical and electrical work on our automated industrial equipment to construction maintenance including a wide range of construction projects.

Engineering & Design

Our Engineering and Design team designs our highly automated, custom built industrial equipment. Through collaboration with our management team our engineers design, engineer, remodel and support our equipment, processes and construction projects.

We offer a challenging environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded.

Engineering Support Drafter Design Drafter Design Engineer Mechanical Engineer Engineering Management

Fabricating & Machining

Our state of the art machining facility produces machined parts for our highly automated industrial equipment along with providing machining services to other companies around the U.S. This team works with both CNC and manual machines.

Sales & Marketing

Our Sales & Marketing team travels throughout the U.S. and internationally to support and grow our client base. This dedicated team has opportunities for inside and outside sales, with some regionally based positions. They work to forecast and project sales while researching new markets. This team attends food and trade shows throughout the year to market our products.

We offer a challenging environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded.

Sales Support Sales Forecasting/Scheduling Center of the Plate Specialist Inside Sales Representatives Outside Sales Representatives Sales Management


Our centralized purchasing team is involved in purchasing equipment, parts and materials for our production facilities. This team manages price negotiations, warranties and executes service contracts.

We offer a challenging environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded.

Purchasing Support Material Expediter Warranty & Returns Resource Planning Purchasing Agent Purchasing Supervisor Purchasing Management


Our Warehouse team works with a variety of departments to locate and pull parts for projects, repairs and preventative maintenance tasks. The Warehouse team manages inventory levels and reorder points in order to provide quick response time to requests.

We offer a challenging environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded.

Warehouse Support Parts Coordinator Warehouse Coordinator Warehouse Supervisor Warehouse Management


Working in a fast paced industrial environment, a career in Operations allows you to be part of a hands on team managing large industrial food processing equipment. Be part of the team responsible for producing our many products.

We offer a challenging environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded.

Plant Production Production Leaders Automated Equipment Operators Production Supervisor Production Superintendent Operations Management

Quality Assurance

BPI is committed to being a leader in producing safe and wholesome food products. As part of the Quality Assurance team you are part of the team managing our Quality Assurance programs and processes. Opportunities range from hands-on plant experience working directly with our Operations team or administrative opportunities that involve analyzing data, and working directly with our Sales and Inventory teams.

We offer a challenging environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded.

Quality Assurance/Administrative Support Quality Assurance Analyst Quality Assurance/Inspectors & Trainers Quality Assurance Superintendent Quality Assurance Management

Industrial Automation & Programming

The Industrial Automation and Programming team manages all the programming and HMI design work. Be part of a team programming PLC’s, SCADA’s, and more supporting our highly automated industrial equipment. Create interfaces and mobile applications along with developing new and innovative ways to move our technology forward.

We offer a challenging environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded.

Operations Monitoring & Support team Applications Developer Automation Programmer Automation Programming Supervisor Industrial Automation Management

Systems Engineering

The Systems Engineering team manages our highly automated industrial equipment. This team supports hydraulic and pneumatic systems, water treatment systems, air systems and more. Electrical and automation skill sets are needed for working with PLC’s, SCADA’s, VFD’s, and process monitoring systems.

We offer a challenging environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded.

Systems Engineering Support Electromechanical Technician Systems Engineering Technician Systems Engineer Systems Engineering Supervisor Systems Engineering Management

Information Systems

The Information Systems team is responsible for the planning, implementation and support of industrial and office networks. This team takes pride in its ability to secure and manage the company’s network and computer systems. Other members of this team support servers, computer systems, software, databases and communication systems along with providing support to the company’s end user of these systems.

We offer a challenging environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded.

Help Desk Computer Support Computer Technician Database Administrator Network Engineer Information Systems Management


The Inventory team is responsible for inventory control of the products we produce. This team manages raw material and finished product. Members of this team ensure product selections are made that meet our customers’ specifications which results in expected quality. Be part of the team responsible for scheduling and forecasting our production needs.

We offer a challenging environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded.

Inventory Support Production Control Inventory Control Finished Product Shipping Coordinator Material Scheduling Supervisor Inventory Management


The Transportation team is responsible for scheduling inbound and outbound orders. This team ensures that we receive and ship orders that meet our production schedules and customer commitments.

We offer a challenging environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded.

Transportation Support Raw Material Traffic Supervisor Logistics Supervisor Driver Safety / Recruiting Manager Fleet Operations Manager Transportation Management


BPI offers a variety of internship programs ranging from summer internships to full or part-time opportunities with the potential to lead to full-time careers. Gain insight into your chosen career path and experience first hand what your career will look like. Internship programs are designed to provide relative learning experiences that reflect the students’ learning goals.

Human Resources
Information Systems
Machining & Fabrication
Quality Assurance
Research & Development
Sales & Marketing
Systems Engineering
Technical Services


"Working in Sales at BPI has provided me with great opportunities for growth within the company, an experience that is going to be of value to me for a lifetime. Because BPI is such a unique and diverse company when it comes to innovation, I am always able to succeed at my job every day and provide our customers with great service week in and week out." Victor - National Sales Representative

"My job can be challenging some days more than others but with BPI’s can-do attitude we work on solutions to improve our process. I feel a sense of accomplishment and take pride in a job well done. As the company evolves so do the employees. The company environment allows for new and innovative improvements. BPI is a leader in the beef industry because of cutting edge technology and innovation."

Wyatt - Systems Engineering Technician


"In this department we do so many things “on the fly”, making real time modifications to plant processes. We will always analyze and troubleshoot to improve every aspect of our plants. To be part of a project and see it grow from ground zero and help build it all the way up is pretty special."

Ben - Control/Graphic Programmer

"The Quality Assurance team is responsible for ensuring the quality of our products. As a QA Analyst I am responsible for recording, tracking and analyzing micro samples. BPI is dedicated to producing the highest quality products in the marketplace. Being a part of that is very rewarding. I’m proud to be a part of a company that has a notable reputation as an industry leader and innovator. " Tania - Quality Assurance, Staff Assistant
"I was first hired as a Maintenance Intern. The company sent me to school and paid for me to receive my electromechanical degree all while paying my salary. Learning new skills and having opportunities to work hard to advance my career is rewarding and has allowed me to move into more responsible roles over the years. I look forward to a bright future growing with BPI." Todd - Electromechanical Coordinator

"Working for an innovator like BPI, you are on the forefront of the Beef Industry advances. Instead of reading about a new improvement or technological advancement, you are part of it. The first time I toured the plant, I was amazed and knew I should move 700 miles to work for BPI. That choice was one of the best decisions of my life. "

Robert - Senior Design Engineer