Pallet Attendant (Crew D) - Othello, WA (16437)

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 the palletizing of all finished product from the packaging area. The palletizer is mainly responsible for properly stacking finished product on pallets, wrapping pallets, and palletizer maintenance. This role must be a strong player in palletizer operations and maintenance, and take a proactive approach, identifying opportunity areas.

Key Responsibilities

  • Must be able to complete training on the safe operation of the lift truck and successfully pass and maintain certification requirements.

  • Ensures cases with finished product are properly stacked on quality, unbroken pallets in designated patterns.

  • Maintains and operates the case sealing equipment and case shaker areas and equipment.

  • Ensures damaged or held cases are reworked, reglued and repalletized.

  • Demonstrates ability to operate and maintain the palletizer, slip sheeter, and stretch wrap equipment and area.

  • Ensures lines are supplied with bulk and that finished product is removed.

  • Provides assistance for all tote handling activities as needed.

  • Ensures there is no injury to self or others by following safe work practices and policies.

Typical Education

High School Diploma/GED.

Relevant Experience

6+ months of responsible work.

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 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 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 glove and face shields or goggles.

Job Requisition ID: 16437

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Plant - Othello

Country: United States

Rate of Pay: $20.06/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. **