OverviewJ.R. Simplot Company Summer Student – Field Operations (Food Group – Portage la Prairie) Temporary in Portage la Prairie, MB
J.R. Simplot Company
Branch Portage la Prairie MB CA
Summer Student – Field Operations (Food Group – Portage la Prairie)
Portage la Prairie, MB
Support manufacturing operations as it relates to raw product. What’s in it for you? When a position is in the interview stage or has been filled, it will no…
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have a position available in our Portage la Prairie Plant – Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.
What’s in it for you? This position will work for and support Food Group Field Operations Raw Procurement Manager, Field Representative, and Raw Planner/Scheduler in the area of supporting the procurement of potatoes and associated activities. The position will work full time during the summer with the possibility of hours during the school year. Responsibilities: •Summer crop sampling for field quality/Crop Progress Data Systems.
Field observations during growing season. Coordination of field sampling and grading for samples Winter/Spring Storage monitoring under direction of Raw Procurement Manager or Field Representatives. Assist with harvest activities during Fall harvest. Work on special projects as assigned.
Work with growers as directed by Raw Procurement Manager or Field Representative. •Computer input of crop progress application tracking or field observations reports to the Raw Procurement Manager and Field Representatives or other spreadsheets as necessary. Providing reports to Raw Procurement Manager and Food Group Leadership Team •Assist Raw Planner/Scheduler with projects/special assignments as directed to support production operations. •Support manufacturing operations as it relates to raw product.
- Disclaimer – The above 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. Requirements: •Current student enrolled in an accredited college/university •Completion of at least first semester of school required, sophomore standing preferred •Agricultural degree seeking students preferred •Must maintain a passing GPA •Ability to read maps to locate fields Duration: •This position will work full time during summer 2016 with the possibility of hours during the school year HOW TO APPLYInternal Simplot Candidates: Please apply via Employee Space to Job ID#3048External Candidates: Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID#3048Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above. For best results, please upload your resume as a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document.
This process includes additional job-relevant questions, so plan on at least 20 minutes when you apply. When a position is in the interview stage or has been filled, it will no longer appear on our Simplot Careers website. If you experience any technical difficulties when applying through our online system, please contact our Employment Center for assistance at [email protected] **The J.R.
Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.**
Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Portage la Prairie, MB, CA
Posted on: 2016-03-12