Palletizer 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. We currently have a position available at our food processing facility in Grand Forks, ND. Grand Forks Simplot is a potato processing plant that packages two million pounds of potato product a day. Customers include Burger King, Sonic and McDonalds. SUMMARYThis position will ensure that the product is loaded on pallets, tied and slip sheets attached, placed into machine silos with a forklift and by hand 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 use a printer, calculator, and a computer. Must be able to distinguish colors. Must possess or obtain in first week of job a Simplot forklift license. 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.PAY: $18.91/hour + night shift differential BENEFITS Medical Dental Vision Prescription Drug Employee Assistance Short-term Disability Life Insurance Accidental Death & Dismemberment Health Savings Account Paid Vacation 10 paid holidays Educational Assistance Retirement Savings Plan Prescription Safety Glasses VoucherSHIFT SCHEDULE 12 hour shifts. Employees work a 2-week rotation, working Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday (4 shifts) on Week 1 and Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday (3 shifts) on Week 2. Employees will be assigned to either 7AM to 7PM or 7PM to 7AM 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.Application Instructions: Visit www.simplot.com/careers
Please submit with your resume via our online application process described above. For best results, please upload your resume as a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document. This process includes additional job-relevant questions, so plan on at least 20 minutes when you apply.
Applicants who successfully complete an interview will be scheduled to complete a Drug pre-employment test and a background check will be completed.
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**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, 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.**