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High Bay Freezer Forklift Operator Idaho FG Logistics d

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.


This position is responsible for the loading and unloading of carriers (such as truck, rail and containers), forkliftdriving, and relocation of product, inventory cycle counts, housekeeping and paperwork. This position isresponsible for operating material handling equipment in a safe manner for the purpose of moving, locating,relocating, stacking, and counting merchandise. This position is on D (night) shift. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Loading Rail, Truck and Pre-Stage efficiently to facilitate high volume throughputs
  • Operate push/pull attachment proficiently – able to operate a push pull in a manner that demonstrates ahigh degree of skill. Able to remove and transfer product to/from pallets without incurring damage whilemeeting the high throughput volumes of the department
  • Interacts with Technology – Data Collection System, Invar warehouse management system, RadioFrequency guns and Human Machine Interface stations
  • Operate both stand up and sit down Forklift
  • Able to work under minimal supervision.
  • Ensures self-compliance with Company policies and plant procedures, and the Collective BargainingAgreement.
  • May assist with training other personnel.
  • Maintains Company standards for safety, quality, food safety, sanitation and GMPs.
  • Works within safety rules and regulations in actively avoiding injury to self and others.
  • Ensures proper food safety sanitation and cleaning procedures of all processing equipment and tools.
  • Maintains necessary level of communication with team members and other support groups and does so ina participative management style conducive with operational goals.

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

1+ years related experience and/or training

Required Certifications

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) certification for entry intolow oxygen freezer environment.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Authorized Fall Protection Certification.

Other Information

  • Technologically Savvy – DCS, Invar
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • MS Office skills (Word, Excel PowerPoint and Outlook) preferred.
  • Good written and oral communication required.
  • Ability to follow instructions and identify mistakes.
  • Pay rate: $23.73/hr. 

Job Requisition ID: 6672

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Cold Storage - Caldwell 

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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