Warehouse Forklift Driver (Crew A)

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. We are 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 Warehouse Forklift Driver safely maintains an orderly and efficient cold storage warehouse. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Operate a forklift to move totes from production line to the warehouse 
  • Ability to load, unload, high stack and stage totes of frozen 

  • Enters data and product locations accurately using a hand scanner 

  • Read daily order sheets and find appropriate product in the warehouse 

  • Loads and unloads trailers on the dock 

  • Performs a pre-operation maintenance check on the forklift and reports any operating issues 

  • Charges forklift batteries 

  • Performs other duties as assigned 

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

1+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

  • Good knowledge of computer systems 

  • Ability to safely operate a forklift, loading and unloading trucks, and high stacking totes of product 

  • Prior experience in a cold storage warehouse environment  

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills 

  • Ability to balance multiple tasks, be flexible and work well under pressure 

  • Ability to work in a refrigerated and frozen environments 

  • Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision and exercise good judgment 

Job Requisition ID:  15619

Travel Required: None

Pay Grade: Step and Grade

Location(s): FG Plant - Pasco

Country: United States

Wage range or rate of pay: $20.58/HR 

The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons.

Attractive total rewards package that includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision coverage
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (where applicable)
  • Relocation Assistance Program (where applicable)
  • Education Assistance (where applicable)
  • Benefits details available at simplotbenefits.com

**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.**