Working At Simplot
At Simplot we are proud of our numbers...
Employees Australia Wide
Simplot employs over 13,000 people worldwide.
Locations in Australia
Simplot has 193 locations in North America and more worldwide.
Years Average Tenure
The average tenure of our parent Company JR Simplot is also 10 years.
Wondering what a career at Simplot could look like?
Anthony Mackay joined Simplot Australia in 2013, and has since progressed into our National Sales Manager for Retail Operations. Click on the video below to hear Ant’s story and his advice on navigating your own career.
"The opportunity here to grow on all levels is amazing, as a person, and as a career." Based in our Kelso Manufacturing site, click on the video below to hear from Lauren Moulds, Production Line Leader, as she shares her Simplot career story.
Meet Darcie Shannon as she shares her story of life at Simplot, her role progression, and returning to work after Parental Leave. Click on the video to find out where a career at Simplot Australia can take you.
If your passion is food, you’re technical in your thinking and you enjoy creating new food products from conception through to introduction to the marketplace – you may find that you’re a great fit for Simplot as a Food Technologist!
If you find working with some of Australia’s most iconic food brands a real buzz and you love bringing food products and brands to life, you’ll probably also love getting out and about to understand more about what our consumers and customers want. Together with your flair for the financials, we think you’d make a top Brand Manager with Simplot!
If you’re passionate about continuously improving asset reliability and enjoy working with a variety of people, processes and equipment – you might like to work your magic as a Reliability Engineer with Simplot!
Some of the great reasons people work at Simplot are...
Learning & Development
In the collaborative environment of Simplot, we work closely with our leaders to ensure that all of our people are equipped with the capability to drive successful business and individual outcomes. In 2016 Simplot Australia won the award for Best Leadership Development Program in the prestigious 2016 Australian HR Awards. We are very proud of this achievement and what we can offer individuals and their teams.
We offer individuals the opportunity to participate in a facilitated career planning process providing our leaders and employees with the tools and resources to support them in that process. At Simplot we believe that as our business grows so should our people.
Safety, Health & Wellbeing
We care about our people and their safety, health and wellbeing is first and foremost. We have structured programs as well as many opportunities throughout the year to raise awareness and knowledge about positive safety, health and lifestyle choices.
In addition to annual incentive programs, our Managing Director Awards recognise people for their efforts and success in areas fundamental to the achievement of our strategy and epitomise our organisational values. The Awards reflect the diverse nature of our business, the strength of our culture and our shared set of values.
We try hard to make Simplot a happy and rewarding place to work. Part of our offering is an extensive range of benefits including; discounted health plans & products, travel arrangements and gym memberships; salary packaging and novated car leasing; confidential counselling and support through our Employee Assistance Program, flexible working arrangements and numerous other discounts through our industry memberships.
Sensory Club & Product Launches
We are fortunate to have our product sensory evaluation conducted in-house. Almost every day individuals are given the opportunity to participate in our Sensory Club which undertakes research, taste testing and analysis of our consumer products.
We also provide product give-aways for new products and over supply. It’s a great way to become familiar with our brands and products.