J.R. Simplot Company Management Trainee Operations Othello FG in Othello, Washington

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 a position available at our Othello, WA potato processing plant. Located in Washington's beautiful Columbia Basin, Othello is surrounded by scenic parks and wildlife.


This program is designed to educate participants on potatoes and manufacturing processes within our Food Division and prepare you to take on a management role with Simplot. As a Management Trainee, you will learn about all processes involved to produce quality potato products by participating in the actual processes. This includes various agronomic principles, processing techniques, quality and food safety specifications, packaging, logistics and storage management. The intent of this program is to give the Management Trainee the basic skill set to be successful in the Food Group supply chain and Company operations.


• Alongside Simplot mentors, spend a minimum of 12 months learning through hands-on and classroom experiences.

• Spend time in the field and factories partnering with and learning from the most knowledgeable people in potato production.* Complete specific job duties and projects while working with many different people and positions to gain understanding of various jobs in potato processing.* Get exposure to the manufacturing process of producing French Fries and other potato products.



• Bachelor's Degree from 4 year college or university Interest and experience in agriculture or manufacturing. Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position. Disclaimer - These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position.


Internal Simplot Candidates:

Please apply via Employee Space to Job ID#6102

External Candidates:

Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID#6102

Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above. For best results, please upload your resume as a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document. This process includes additional job-relevant questions, so plan on at least 20 minutes when you apply.

When a position is in the interview stage or has been filled, it will no longer appear on our Simplot Careers website. If you experience any technical difficulties when applying through our online system, please contact the


Talent and Culture department for assistance at careers@simplot.com.

The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration 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.