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Boise, ID (US)
5001 to 10000 employees
1935
Company - Private
Food & Beverage Manufacturing
₹100 to ₹500 billion (INR) per year
Unknown
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boise, ID (US)
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    I worked at JR Simplot full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and PTO. Family owned company.

    Cons

    New offices are cubicles only. No privacy.

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JR Simplot Interviews

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boise, ID (US)
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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at JR Simplot (Boise, ID (US)).

    Interview

    Started with a 15 minute phone interview with HR, then a 1 hour phone interview with the hiring manager. Subsequent invitation for an onsite interview where the primary aspect was a six person panel asking me questions.

    During the interview process, I was promised by the hiring manager that my complete compensation would not be less than my previous work. A job offer was extended, it was about 7% less. After sharing details of the compensation and benefits package differences, the company abruptly pulled their offer, quite frankly in a rude manner. An excuse was fabricated about the reasoning.

    Interview Questions

    • 1) How have I worked with folks in the past.
      2) What advice would I give to the company regarding patented technology which they would like access to.
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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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