CS Lift Truck Operator (Crew C) - Othello, WA (16427)

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.


This job is responsible for operating material handling equipment in a safe manner for the purpose of moving, locating, stacking and counting merchandise.

Key Responsibilities


  • Ensures proper handling of product while transporting it to packaging and cold or dry storage

  • Ensures that product is properly moved in or out of the freezer to the proper location.

  • Ensures proper procedures are followed when loading trucks and rail cars.

  • Ensures proper unloading and cataloging procedures are followed when receiving shippable and dry storage product.

  • Ensures proper safety and inspection procedures are followed when handling bulk product.

  • Ensures all paperwork, forms, reports, and computer data entry are completed and submitted in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Ensures operating equipment used for shipping, receiving, and transporting product is thoroughly inspected prior to use and is operated in a safe and efficient manner including slip sheeters.

  • Ensures attendance and participation in training activities appropriate to the position and to incorporate acquired skills and knowledge.

  • Ensures clean-up duties are performed in a manner necessary to meet Company standards.

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

1+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

  • Ability to safely operate a forklift, loading and unloading trucks, and high stacking totes.

  • Ability to work in a cold environment for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to perform basic math skills, which include addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

  • Must be able to read and comprehend procedures, forms, etc.

  • Communicate orally (i.e. communicate with teamleader, peers, warehouse superintendent, shift manager, warehouse office staff, truck drivers, and railroad personnel).

  • Must have good spatial skills to be able to safely align aids of pallets and totes in a horizontal and vertical setting.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Job Requisition ID: 16427

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Plant - Othello

Country: United States

Rate of Pay: $20.73/ 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 simplotbenefits.com


**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. **