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Food Production Management Trainee - (Operations, Engineering, Supply Chain)

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Job Title: Food Production Management Trainee - (Operations, Engineering, Supply Chain)
Location: Boise, ID, West United States, USA
Company: J.R. Simplot Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: General
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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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.


At the J.R. Simplot Company, you will have the opportunity to help us cultivate a world of possibilities. Hard work and determination drive us forward, and our people continually motivate us. In this role you will have the opportunity to show us what makes you successful. Ideally you are someone who likes challenges, can think strategically, and will follow through. If you are interested in this role with the J.R. Simplot Company please consider applying. We currently have a position available based at our Boise, Idaho headquarters during the training process. As part of this opportunity you will spend time at our various food manufacturing sites. Boise boasts great community events, many outdoor recreational activities, and several wineries within a short driving distance.


What we offer:

Simplot’s total rewards are designed to benefit you. We are committed to building a partnership with our employees to achieve success through better health, financial security, and development opportunities. We offer a comprehensive rewards package that includes health benefits, employer retirement contributions, paid time off, and educational assistance.


What we need:

This program is designed to educate participants on the full line of portfolio and manufacturing processes within our Food Division, and prepare you to take on a management/leadership role at one of our Simplot facilities. As a Management Trainee, you will learn about many different parts of our organization as well as all manufacturing processes involved to produce quality food 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.


What you will do
  • Alongside Simplot mentors, spend approximately 8 months learning through hands-on and training experiences from Subject Matter Experts.
  • Spend time in the field and manufacturing sites partnering with and learning from the most knowledgeable people in food production.
  • Complete specific job duties and projects while working with many different people and positions to gain understanding.
  • Get exposure to the manufacturing process of producing French Fries, avocado, or vegetable products.



    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.


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    Typical Education

    Bachelor's Degree from 4 year college or university or expected graduation date is May or June of next year (2021).

    What you already have
    • Interest and experience in agriculture or manufacturing.
    • Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position.

    Job Requisition ID:2405

    Travel Required:Up to 25%

    Location(s):Simplot Headquarters - Boise

    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.**

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    Job Post Date: 09/22/20
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