JR Simplot

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    Well Ran Organization

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    Former Employee - Accounting Intern in Grand Forks, ND
    Former Employee - Accounting Intern in Grand Forks, ND

    I worked at JR Simplot as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    The management knows what they are doing and it shows.
    The benefits are solid and they treat their employees great.

    Cons

    The locations of the business are not what I'd call ideal if you're a big city type person.

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    Keep up the good work.

    Recommends
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JR Simplot Interviews

Updated Nov 5, 2014
Updated Nov 5, 2014

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    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at JR Simplot.

    Interview Details

    Initial call from HR followed by a face to face. All that was asked were situational questions in your past. Over the course of a 20 year career it's hard to answer so many of that type of question in a real substantive way. I came prepared for those questions but not for the entire interview. It was a panel interview of 4 people and all they gave were first names not titles. It lasted about 40 mins

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JR Simplot Awards & Accolades

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America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2008

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Website www.simplot.com
Headquarters Boise, ID
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1935
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

J.R. Simplot hopes you'll have fries with that. Potato potentate J. R. "Jack" Simplot simply shook hands with McDonald's pioneer Ray Kroc in the mid-1960s and his company's french fry sales have sizzled ever since. Simplot still remains the major french fry supplier for McDonald's and supplies Burger King, and Wendy's as well. Along with potatoes, J.R. Simplot produces fruits and vegetables under the RoastWorks and Simplot Classic labels. It owns and operates more than 80,000 acres on over 30 farms located in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. It produces more than 3.0 billion... More

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