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Production Lead Pasco 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.


The Production Lead will manage production staff to attain production and quality goals. This includes identifying problems in the production process and resolving issues.

Key Responsibilities
  • Communicates with and leads their teams to ensure plant operations attain required volume, ingredient usage, quality, and cost control and delegates and directs tasks to complete all work and rework in a timely and organized process.
  • Responsible for the monitoring and enforcement of GMP’s, food safety, sanitation, housekeeping and quality performance necessary to meet operational and regulatory standards and leads their teams in their obtainment.
  • Preparation/set up of all equipment for daily operations of assigned production line.
  • Ensure their area is properly staffed to meet operational standards.
  • Tends operating machinery, starting and stopping, observing functions of machines and materials, supervises and leads team of assemblers to control activity and work procedures.
Typical Education
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Relevant Experience
  • 2+ years related experience and/or training
  • Good knowledge of computer systems
  • Capability of evaluating crew manning and work activities to effectively utilize available resources and assure schedule support
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks, be flexible and work well under pressure
  • Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision and exercise good judgment; ability to lead a group of employees
  • Ability to work weekends, shift work and overtime
Other Information
  • Physical Requirements: The ability to lift and move 50 lbs+.
  • Working Environment: May be exposed to wet or humid conditions; May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions; May be exposed to high noise environments; May be exposed to chemicals used in the process; May be in temperatures of -5 degrees.

Job Requisition ID: 295

Travel Required: None

Pay Grade: Step and Grade 

Location(s): FG Plant - Pasco 

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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