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HR Employee Services Rep at Simplot

    June 26, 2012

    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 an HR Employee Service Representative position available in our potato processing facility in Othello, WA.

    Job Summary
    The HR Employee Services Representative plays a key role in supporting managers and supervisors on an assigned shift in the administration of the human resource programs, policies, and procedures such as risk management, employee relations, training coordination, grievance handling, discipline administration, employee orientation, crew scheduling, time and attendance administration, and maintaining confidential personnel records and systems.This facility is a 24/7 operation, and we are hiring for a swing shift position.

    - Ensures staffing, scheduling, and overtime for the assigned shift, coordinating with staffing agencies and the shift management team.
    - Works with hourly payroll, labor coding, and reporting for accounting and data analysis, time and attendance, and associated discipline, training and vacation pay/scheduling processes in an efficient and accurate manner.
    -Maintains effective employee relations by following and interpreting labor contract/handbook, supporting management in the administrative functions of their shift employees to resolve issues and conflicts.
    - Ensures the administration of employee FMLA, STD, and transitional return to work procedures and processes, which includes handling employee personnel records in an efficient, accurate and confidential manner.
    - Ensures the timely and efficient processing of job bids, conducting Job Skill Evaluations and new employee orientations and coordinates with the Training Specialist to initiate job training.
    - Conducts monthly plant floor safety audits and reporting, compliance to policies and procedures, supporting the safety specialist with risk management records and reporting.
    -Ensures the safety and security of the facility by managing employee access according to the security program.
    - An Associate's degree or equivalent and six + months of related experience.
    - General HR knowledge. HR experience gained from working in a manufacturing environment is a plus.
    - Must have the flexibility to work on rotating shifts.
    Location Information
    Located in the heart of Washington’s beautiful Columbia Basin region, Othello is surrounded by beautiful parks and wildlife.  The wonderful, seasonal weather makes it an ideal area to enjoy all types of great outdoor recreation in addition to touring local wineries and tasting rooms of this growing industry.
    How to Apply
    External Candidates
    - Visit
    - Select Find Jobs
    - Select All open positions
    - Apply to Job ID# 838– Employee Services Representative (Food Group – Othello, WA)
    Internal candidates
    - Apply through Employee Space to Job ID # 838– Employee Services Representative (Food Group – Othello, WA)
    Please 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.
    Please Note: 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 difficulty applying, please contact our Employment Center for assistance at We greatly appreciate your interest.
    *The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer*