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Cold Room Laborer Othello 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 position will work in the Cold Room and Day Room area, operating a fork lift, performing all bulk handling duties, and printing tickets through the use of the inventory control system to ensure that product quality meets customer expectations.

Key Responsibilities


  • Ensures proper handling of bulk product including dumping (blending) and filling totes, and ensures preparation of totes to be dumped (blended) or filled.
  • Ensures that the Cold Room and Day Room are cleaned and stocked with the proper supplies in a safe, timely and skillful manner in order to meet operational standards.
  • Ensures safe and proper operation of the tote dump.
  • Assists with changing grader screens as needed.
  • Ensures proper ticketing and rework of tickets in a timely manner
  • Ensures that chemicals are handled and used safely and efficiently.
  • Performs all functions of the stripping duties as needed.
  • Performs all functions of assigned hand pack duties.
  • Ensures knowledge of equipment and able to turn equipment on and off while employing equipment lockout/tagout procedures as needed.
Typical Education

High School Diploma/GED 

Relevant Experience

Forklift Experience 


Other Information
  • Must be able to read, understand, and communicate in a manner to successfully perform the job duties.
  • Must be willing to work any shift (6am-6pm/6pm-6am).
  • Must be able to perform basic math functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication and counting).
  • Must be able to perform basic computer skills (turn computer on, use a mouse, save a document, and open a file or program)
  • Must have manual dexterity in both hands.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. in a safe and proper manner.
  • Must be able to use up to 50 pounds of push/pull force needed to push/pull barrels weighing up to 450 lbs. using a rolling device.
  • Must be able to maneuver in close quarters and climb stairs and ladders.
  • Must be able to stand on concrete floors for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to work in extreme environments: hot or cold temperatures and wet and slick floors.
  • Must be able to work with and around hazardous chemicals wearing appropriate PPE, includes but no limited to, full wetsuit, boots, chemical gloves and face shield or goggles.

Job Requisition ID: 2319

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Plant - Othello 

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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