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Peeler Operator (Crew D) Grand Forks FG

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 job will manage operations to achieve the lowest peel loss while working with the defect removal operators to meet quality specifications. Will do whatever required to achieve this goal in a manner consistent with safety, quality and production goals.

Key Responsibilities

Peeler Operators will be required to cross train on portions of the Raw Receiving Lead and Raw Receiver duties.

Ensures there is no injury to self or others by following safe work practices (including Standard Operating Procedures) and policies.

Attend and participate in all training activities for the position.  Ensure the acquired skills and knowledge are applied.

Ensures self-compliance with Company policies, Standard Operating Procedures, and the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Conducts oneself in a professional manner and ensures that personal appearance meets the standards necessary to perform the job functions while representing the Company.

Ensures that equipment in assigned area of unit operations are monitored and maintained. 

Ensures that necessary level of communication is maintained with team members and support groups regarding line conditions. 

Ensures that accurate process checks are performed and recorded in a timely manner. 

Understands what MMS is and what information is entered.

Ensures that line flow is maintained and accurately adjusted based on the needs of the plant.

Properly follows start up and shut down procedures for all equipment in the Peeler Room.

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience
1+ years related experience and/or training
Other Information



• Available to work night shift (7pm to 7am) and overtime shifts as needed.

• Math and computer skills.

• Forklift experience preferred, but on-the-job training is provided.

• Must be able to perform activities such as walking, standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, stair and ladder climbing on a daily basis.

• Must be able to lift a case of French fries – maximum 40 lbs.


PAY: $20.03/hour + night shift differential



12 hour shifts. Employees work a 2-week rotation, working Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday (4 shifts) on Week 1 and Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday (3 shifts) on Week 2.

Employees will be assigned to either 7AM to 7PM (Crew A and B) or 7PM to 7AM shifts (Crew C and D).

The monthly schedule does not include rotating from nights to days.

Employees enjoy having a 3-day weekend every other week.

Employees will receive 8 hours of time and half overtime on their 48 hour week schedule.


Job Requisition ID: 1290

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Plant - Grand Forks 

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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