Over The Road Truck Driver (Midwest and Southeast USA)

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Over the Road (OTR) Truck Driver will be responsible for safely transporting and delivering products or materials in liquid, loose, or packaged form, while abiding by all traffic laws. We are looking for someone that takes pride in delivering excellent customer service. In this role, you will play a key role in helping to fulfil the J.R Simplot Company’s purpose of feeding the world.

Key Responsibilities


  • Always maintains conscientiousness for safety, while driving as well as performing all other duties
  • Full compliance with all FMCSA/DOT regulations and other Company policies and procedures as applicable
  • Haul and handle products as assigned while maintaining efficiencies, such as fuel and best hauling and loading practices
  • Inspects truck for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck condition
  • Obtains schedule of load times and locations for the day and drives truck to destination applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and skills
  • Must be able to back up and maneuver in and around tight areas
  • Maintains driver log according to DOT regulations
  • Regularly inspects truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, fuel, oil, and water
  • Makes truck and/or trailer available for scheduled maintenance

Typical Education

  • ​​​​High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

  • Must be at least 21 years of age due to travel requirements
  • Must have a commercial driver’s license (Class A), with proper endorsements and a good driving record
  • Driving school and five years of over-the-road experience
  • Must have a current/valid DOT Medical Certification
  • Must meet DOT qualifications
  • Must accurately and timely complete Company and DOT required forms
  • Reefer trailer experience strongly preferred

Required Certifications

  • Class A CDL 

Job Requisition ID: 15889

Travel Required: Up to 100%

Location(s): Remote - USA 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. **

Nearest Major Market: Boise
Nearest Secondary Market: Meridian