JR Simplot

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JR Simplot Reviews

Updated Jun 4, 2014
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3.4 29 reviews

92% Approve of the CEO

JR Simplot Chairman Scott Simplot

Scott Simplot

(13 ratings)

67% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Good place to work once upon a time

    Factory Worker (Former Employee) Moses Lake, WA

    ProsCompensation can be a plus

    ConsIts not what it used to be and is not a good place to consider for a career any longer and after management changes it's only gotten worse. They don't care about people anymore since JR is gone and ethically, upper management knows no bounds if they decide it's your turn to go. Its turned into something that can be abusive and downright hostile and theres no longer anyone you can trust as a mentor.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHave a process for working with people. You might think you do, but you don't have anything comprehensive anymore.

    – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Injured on job after 3 years, took a year to get diagnosis, harassed and fired while injured

    Systems Service Technician (Former Employee) Caldwell, ID

    ProsTo keep from starving to death.

    ConsUnprofessional, filthy, favoritism, nepotism, poor advancement opportunities, racism, cronyism, high injury rates, harassed for reporting injuries, fired while on leave for work injury surgery, said that I had met a 3 strikes termination policy but couldn't produce records of my three work violations. Young healthy people were constantly getting pneumonia from filthy bacteria infested, black mold encrusted factory at a food plant!

    Advice to Senior ManagementHave a soul.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    it became a very hostile department

    Accounting Tech II (Former Employee) Boise, ID

    ProsJR Simplot is a good company,

    ConsWorking in the accounts payable department for a very long time, new management and supervisors are very unprofessional letting the dept get out of control

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop the hostility and get supervisors in there that understand the different personalities, and do not let favored employees get away with there drama

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Initial employment is fair, but promotions and raises are promised but not delivered.

    Operations Support (Former Employee) Lodi, CA

    ProsImmediate holiday pay, medical after 30 days, sick leave and 2 weeks vacation per year to start.

    Consany safety complaints will lead to retalitory action by management.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLive up to your responsibilities and promisses

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    I've never been treated with such disrespect.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsIt is a large company with good stability. I was drawn to Simplot for the change to move up the corporate ladder and start a life long career.

    ConsManagement is inept. While some people are promoted from inside the company, skill sets are not examined before the promotion. I was unfortunately placed in a department of people who did not respect their manager or co-workers. The training I received was half-assed. Senior management let middle management do whatever they pleased without any oversight. This eventually led to me leaving the company. I would suggest strongly researching the position your applying for. Simplot is an EXTREMELY corporate environment down to the tiniest detail with managers who should probably not be managers running the daily operations.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTake a more active role in what middle management is doing. This would save time and money with training new employees. A lot of processes are redundant and an unneeded. Make sure the training is given in a thorough manner and not as if the trainer is in a race to finish.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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