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Operations Support


Burlington, CO, US, 80807-9510

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.


Simplot Grower Solutions is looking to fill an Operations Support position in Burlington, CO. Full-time position with full benefits and the opportunity for substantial over-time hours. The primary responsibility is to assist with daily plant operations.

Key Responsibilities
  • Under general direction, performs a variety of job responsibilities which may include delivery of fertilizer and chemical products to customers from the Unit office, equipment and plant maintenance work, and fertilizer blending.
  • May assist with record keeping related to warehouse/inventory responsibilities.
  • Performs varied responsibilities such as: equipment and plant maintenance including welding, pump and engine overhauls, painting, and general housekeeping responsibilities; loading and delivering fertilizer and chemicals to customers; operating equipment to blend fertilizer; monitoring product application by calculating amounts, calibrating equipment, controlling application rates, and cleaning and storing equipment after application process; receiving and unloading product and performing warehouse inventory and storage functions.
  • Miscellaneous duties such as assisting with special projects, attending training sessions, providing back-up when needed, etc.

Disclaimer - These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

  • One plus years related experience. Knowledge of basic farm equipment and operation.
  • Ability to do a variety of tasks in succession, i.e., blending products together, loading a truck, and driving the truck to a farm.
  • Licenses: Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
  • Education: Less than high school education. High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Attention to Detail: Understanding of the necessity and value of accuracy and attention to detail; ability to process information with high levels of accuracy.
  • Flexible-Adaptable: Knowledge of successful approaches, tools, and techniques for dealing with changes and adapting to a changing environment; ability to adapt as needed.
  • Manufacturing Equip: Knowledge of the electrical, mechanical and logistics equipment used in manufacturing, including its safe usage, maintenance and storage.
  • Materials Handling-Management: Knowledge of materials used in the manufacturing process and of safe practices for physical management of raw and/or hazardous materials.
  • MFG Safety: Knowledge of methods, accepted practices, considerations and regulatory requirements associated with safety and protection of workers, environment and site.
  • MFG Standards Policy Process: Knowledge of and ability to use and influence organization's policies, standards and procedures guiding manufacturing processes.
  • Operational Functions: Knowledge of major functional processes and associated operating requirements; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.
  • Plant Security: Knowledge of tools and techniques for preventing and addressing theft of assets, theft of information, vandalism, sabotage and other threats to a manufacturing facility.
  • Problem Management Process: Knowledge of and ability to identify a problem and use a disciplined approach to bringing that problem to a successful resolution.
  • Transportation: Knowledge of all major means of transporting materials and goods to and from the manufacturing facility and associated safety and documentation requirements.

Job Requisition ID: 345

Travel Required: None

Location(s): SGS Retail - Burlington 

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.**

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