Seasonal Field Scout (FG – Pasco)
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 Seasonal Field Scout position at our Simplot RDO facility in Pasco, WA. SummaryThis position will support the Simplot RDO Field Operations team in the area of supporting the procurement of raw product and associated activities for the processing facility. This position will work full time during the harvest monthsResponsibilities
Coordinates and performs crop sampling for field quality and crop progress
Works with growers as directed by Raw Procurement Manager
Computer input of crop progress application tracking or field observations and completes other spreadsheets as necessary
Records yield information by grower, commodity and variety. Tracks and records weather data
Works with Harvest crew to schedule harvest timeline and locate fields
Assists with projects/special assignments as directed
Supports manufacturing operations as it relates to raw product
Other duties as assignedRequirements
High school diploma or GED
Six plus months related experience
Experience with Microsoft Office suite
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
An understanding of crop development and processing quality preferred.
A farm background or some experience on a farm or equivalent experience
Valid drivers license and clean driving record
HOW TO APPLYInternal Simplot Candidates:Please apply via Employee Space to Job ID#7544External Candidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID#7544Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above.
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