Operations Support 2 (DOT Driver) Independence, OR (15459)

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

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is 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.


Summary

Under general direction, this role performs a variety of job responsibilities which may include delivery of fertilizer and chemical products to customers from the Unit office, equipment and plant maintenance work, and fertilizer blending.


Key Responsibilities


  • Loading and delivering fertilizer and chemicals to customers.

  • Operating equipment to blend fertilizer.

  • Receiving and unloading product and performing warehouse inventory and storage functions. 

  • May assist with recordkeeping related to warehouse/inventory responsibilities. 

  • Performs varied responsibilities such as: equipment and plant maintenance including welding, pump and engine overhauls, painting, and general housekeeping responsibilities.

  • Miscellaneous duties such as assisting with special projects, attending training sessions, providing back-up when needed, etc. 


Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED.  Combination of education and/or experience will be considered.


Relevant Experience


  • One plus years related experience


  • Proficiency with smart devices and ELD's (Electronic Log Device) is highly preferred

  • Knowledge of basic farm equipment and operation

  • Knowledge of the local geography/roads/farms 

  • Basic knowledge in the areas of mechanical, electrical welding and metal fabrication are a plus

  • Ability to do a variety of tasks in succession, i.e., blending products together, loading a truck, and driving the truck to a farm

  • Must be able to lift minimum of 50lbs


Required Certifications


Other Information


  • Ag Industry Hours:  Must be available to work overtime and weekends as needed to meet seasonal demands

  • Relocation not available for this position



 



Job Requisition ID: 15459


Travel Required: None


Location(s): SGS Retail - Independence OR 


Country: United States




**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. **