Cold Room Laborer (Crew D) - Othello, WA (16430)

The J.R. Simplot Company
Baltimore, MD
United States
Job Description

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.


Key Responsibilities

Tasks include, but are not limited to: operating a fork lift to handle all bulk product and materials related to work area; scanning, creating or reworking bulk tickets; cleaning food contact surfaces, floors, framework and the environment of the assigned work area; fully understanding the purpose and operation of the Cold and Day Room Areas and making decisions based on sound judgment as a situation may dictate. 

Typical Education

High school diploma or GED.

Other Information

  • Must be able to read, understand, and communicate in a manner to successfully perform the job duties.

  • Must be able to perform basic math functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication and counting).

  • Must be able to perform basic computer skills (turn computer on, use a mouse, save a document, and open a file or program).

  • Must be able to tell time.

  • Must be able to distinguish colors.

  • Must have manual dexterity in both hands.

  • Must be able to meet physical requirements to safely drive a forklift; ie: drive backward while looking over shoulder, etc.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs in a safe and proper manner.

  • Must be able to use up to 50 pounds of push/pull force needed to push/pull barrels weighing up to 450 lbs using a rolling device.

  • Must be able to maneuver in close quarters and climb stairs and ladders.

  • Must be able to stand on concrete floors for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to work in extreme environments: hot or cold temperatures and wet and slick floors.

  • Must be able to work with and around hazardous chemicals wearing appropriate PPE, includes but no limited to, full wetsuit, boots, chemical gloves and face shield or goggles.

Job Requisition ID: 16430

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Plant - Othello

Country: United States

Rate of Pay: $20.02/ hr

Attractive total rewards package that includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision coverage

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • Vacation Time

  • Details available in Collective Bargaining Agreement

  • Paid Family Building Leave

  • 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. **