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JR Simplot Overview

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Boise, ID
5001 to 10000 employees
1935
Company - Private
Food & Beverage Manufacturing
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
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 ... Read more

JR Simplot Reviews

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    Former Employee - Salaried Manager in Caldwell, ID
    Former Employee - Salaried Manager in Caldwell, ID
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at JR Simplot full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Huge opportunities to advance.Pay rate to cost of living ratio is enormous.Great management teams.Floor folks have huge opportunities to make 60,000 to 70,000 a year with overtime.Keep your nose clean and you can literally retire with this company.

    Cons

    Would really like to see the project in Argentina stay in the states.

    Advice to Management

    Stay true to JR’s core buisness beliefs.

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JR Simplot Photos

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JR Simplot Interviews

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    Forklift Operator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in North Charleroi, PA
    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 days. I interviewed at JR Simplot (North Charleroi, PA) in October 2017.

    Interview

    you interview with HR rep, Warehouse supervisor and Warehouse Mgr. They ask you what are your strengths, what did you do for a past employers to go over and above, and why should we hire you.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us how you would be a good fit for this position?   1 Answer
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JR Simplot Awards & Accolades

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

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