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Pallet Attendant 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 is responsible for ensuring all finished cased product is efficiently palletized through an automated or manual process. This will be done based on customer specifications and in a manner consistent with safety, quality and production goals. Additionally, this position is responsible for operating a lift truck in a safe manner to transport finished product as well as packaging and production materials. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Must be able to complete training on the safe operation of the lift truck and successfully pass and maintain certification requirements.
  • Ensures cases with finished product are properly stacked on quality, unbroken pallets in designated patterns
  • Maintains and operates the case sealing equipment and case shaker areas and equipment
  • Ensures damaged or held cases are reworked, reglued and repalletized.
  • Demonstrates ability to operate and maintain the palletizer, slip sheeter, and stretch wrap equipment and area.
  • Ensures lines are supplied with bulk and that finished product is removed.
  • Provides assistance for all tote handling activities as needed.
  • Ensures there is no injury to self or others by following safe work practices and policies.
Typical Education

High School Diploma/GED 

Relevant Experience

6 months of responsible work

Other Information
  • Must be able to read, understand, and communicate in a manner to successfully perform the job duties.
  •  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 meet physical requirements to safely drive a forklift; ie: drive backward while looking over shoulder, etc.
  •  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 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: 2321

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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