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Turf Operations Support 2 Houston Partners AB

Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77032-5135

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.

Summary

Under general direction from the location manager, this position performs a variety of job responsibilities which may include unloading and proper storage of turf products from commercial trucks, loading of company delivery trucks with customer orders, maintenance of warehouse facility, inside and out, to help ensure facility is operating in a clean manner.

Key Responsibilities

  • May assist with recordkeeping related to warehouse/inventory responsibilities.
  • Unload turf, seed, and fertilizer product from commercial delivery trucks. Ensure proper storage and handling of products. Load company delivery trucks with customer products. Pulls parts from inventory by use of forklift, or other company equipment.
  • Additional Key Activities: Seasonally, long hours may be required.
  • Maintenance of warehouse facility to include any repairs needed on operational equipment and troubleshooting. Ensure cleanliness of facility inside and out. Maintain clean and orderly warehouse.
  • Maintain product equipment and assist customers with equipment installation and use of turf equipment, i.e.. sprayers etc. Assist in misc. warehouse duties, i.e. inventories etc. Analyze returned equipment and recommend corrective procedures.
  • Miscellaneous duties such as assisting with special projects, attending training sessions, providing back-up when needed, etc.

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

1+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

  • Two plus years related experience and/or training.
  • Forklift experience is required.
  • Knowledge of the local geography is preferred to assist in locating farms and fields. 
  • Ability to maintain maintenance records for equipment.
  • Ability to take on dispatching duties when necessary. 
  • Ability to lift 50lbs multiple times throughout the day.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.

Job Requisition ID: 4498

Travel Required: None

Location(s): STH Retail - Houston 

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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