Plant Engineer II (Pasco, WA)

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 Plant Engineer II supports the Vegetable Processing Factory by providing support the Plant's Production and Maintenance departments to manage a variety of projects; The goal of these project may include developing new or existing equipment, processes, instrumentation, and raw materials.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assesses and aligns with key stakeholders the feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering evaluation tests, products or equipment solutions
  • Responsible for preparing and gaining alignment on engineering proposals, feasibility studies and vendor/construction packages
  • May support the development of new or modified components, products, manufacturing processes, materials and equipment
  • Participates on teams in establishing the appropriate designs, engineering and execution project constraints.
  • Contributes to the communication of project updates to senior management and key stakeholders
  • Evaluates plan and success criteria to ensure that project and/or system performance meets business objectives for a variety of projects and activities. Researches new technology and provide recommendation when required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university in an Engineering Discipline 


Relevant Experience

  • One plus years related experience and/or training
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills the incumbent will use to coordinate project activities at all employee levels with other operating or engineering units to facilitate project completion.
  • The ability to effectively determine when a project should be brought to a logical conclusion for both the needs of the company and the project
  • Industrial Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Professional Engineering (PE) License preferred 

Job Requisition ID:  13809

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Location(s): FG Plant - Pasco

Country: United States

Wage range or rate of pay: $88,000.00 - $95,000.00 Plus annual incentive plan eligibility

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
  • Paid Family Building Leave
  • Generous Paid Time Off - Eligible employees may accrue up to 160 hours in year 1
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Relocation Assistance Program (where applicable)
  • Education Assistance

Benefits details available at

**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.**