JR Simplot Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2020

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3.9
77%
Recommend to a Friend
85%
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JR Simplot Chairman Scott Simplot
Scott Simplot
78 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, good benefits, good culture(in 20 reviews)

  • "Good salary and benefits and great people(in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • "The upper management doesn't really care about the employees(in 8 reviews)

  • "Poor management drives away hard-working and talented individuals(in 5 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Work for a Family"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at JR Simplot full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    JRS is a wonderful family owned privately held company that genuinely cares for its people, customers, and community.

    Cons

    No parental leave - great PTO policy but its not enough to have a baby.

  2. "Amazing PTO"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Technical Support Specialist in Boise, ID
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at JR Simplot full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    4 weeks pto to start out

    Cons

    I can't think of any. The place is great. Lots of career growth potential

  3. "Good Company"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Raw Procurement Management Trainee in Moses Lake, WA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at JR Simplot full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Company to work for with good people. Family centered.

    Cons

    Mid to upper level job openings can be low at times.

  4. "Overall"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Picker/Packer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at JR Simplot part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great nice people, simple work

    Cons

    There weren’t any downsides to the job

  5. "Nice People with a Complicated Setup"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Communications Manager in Boise, ID

    I have been working at JR Simplot full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Global company, nice people, broad reach, good salaries

    Cons

    Insurance benefits are lacking, leadership is a little convoluted, and five different business groups pulling resources in completely different directions makes it hard to get much done.

  6. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Maintenance Supervisor in Moses Lake, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at JR Simplot full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay and flexible hours

    Cons

    more mechanics would be great.

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  7. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Credit Analyst in Boise, ID
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at JR Simplot full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    overall environment is great. no complains

    Cons

    There isn't any issues here. Good Company to work

  8. "Great company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant General Counsel in Boise, ID
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at JR Simplot full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Family environment and community friendly

    Cons

    Very limited upward mobility due to long tenured management

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work for"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Crop Advisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at JR Simplot full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good place to work, went through a lot of cuts coming from headquarters and I chose not to stick around.

    Cons

    Corporate company, sometimes it’s easy to feel like you’re just a number to them.

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Very low pay , poor moral, garbage equipment"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Driver in Ontario, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at JR Simplot part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Some good people to work with

    Cons

    Management cares less about employees has no desire take care of employees

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