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Simplot Operations Support 3 (Truck Driver) (Newton, KS) in Newton, Kansas

Operations Support 3 (Truck Driver) (Newton, KS)


Newton, KS, US, 67114-4138

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.


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

Key Responsibilities

  • Loading and delivering chemicals to customers.

  • Operating a forklift.

  • 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, herbicide pump overhauls, painting, and general housekeeping responsibilities.

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

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.

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

  • Must have a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with endorsement to drive a ten-wheeler on the highway; generally referred to as a Class A.

  • Must have Hazmat and Tankers Endorsements

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

  • One plus years related experience.

  • Knowledge of basic farm equipment and operation.

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

*Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position

Required Certifications

  • CDL Class A License

  • Hazmat Endorsement

  • Tanker Endorsement

Other Information

Knowledge of basic farm equipment and operation. Skills: Ability to do a variety of tasks in succession, i.e., blending products together, loading a truck, and driving the truck to a farm.

*This position is not eligible for relocation.

Job Requisition ID : 15528

Travel Required : None

Pay Grade: Global Grade 1

Location(s) : SGS Warehouse - Newton

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. *