Packaging Operator (FG-Grand Forks, ND)
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.
These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy.
We currently have a position available at our manufacturing facility in Grand Forks Plant – Grand Forks, ND. Grand Forks is a small community built on education, sports, family, agriculture, and the outdoors. SUMMARY This position will ensure that the packaging area functions to package french-fry and specialty products in a manner consistent with safety, quality and production goals.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Must have successfully completed the Job Skill Evaluation to begin training in the position. Must complete the Structured Job Training program within recommended timeframe to remain in the position permanently. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and calculate percentages to make proper adjustments and calibrations, as required. Must be able to read, understand, and communicate in English in a manner to successfully complete job duties. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Must be able to demonstrate manual and physical dexterity. Must be able to work with hazardous and corrosive chemicals in small areas. Must be able to tell time and be able to convert regular time to military time. Must be able to use a computer and successfully navigate through various applications. Must be proficient at computer system data entry. Must be able to maneuver in close quarters and climb stairs, ladders, and catwalks on a regular basis. Must be able to stand on concrete floors for long periods of time. Must be able to work in extreme environments (cold, hot, humid and slippery). Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Must be able to identify hazards and report to appropriate personnel. Must have an acceptable attendance record. Must have an acceptable safety record. Must be able to work in stressful situations. Must be able to lift/ carry up to 42 pounds frequently throughout the shift. Knows and uses lockout/tagout procedures when required. REQUIREMENTS Applicants must be available to work any shift (7am-7 pm or 7pm-7am). Pre-employment drug testing and background checks are required. Must have good communication, math and computer skills. Physical activities include walking, bending, stair and ladder climbing, and lifting up to 40 lbs. on a daily basis. SHIFT SCHEDULE 12 hour shifts. Employees will work a 2-week rotation, working Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday (4 shifts) on Week 1 and Monday, Thursday and Friday (3 shifts) on Week 2. Employees will be assigned to either 7AM to 7 PM or 7 PM to 7 AM shifts. The monthly schedule does not include rotating from nights to days. Employees enjoy having a 3-day weekend every other week. Employees will receive 8 hours of time and half overtime on their 48 hour week schedule. PG: $17.39-17.84/hour depending on shift HOW TO APPLYVisit www.simplot.com/careers **The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.**