Plant Operator

Vacancy details

General information


The fourth largest seed company in the world, Limagrain is an international cooperative group created and directed by French farmers. As a creator and producer of plant varieties, Limagrain markets field seeds, vegetable seeds and cereal products.
HM.CLAUSE, Business Unit of Group Limagrain, is an innovative global leader in the development, production, and commercialization of vegetable seeds. HM.CLAUSE belongs to the top 5 vegetable seed entities in the world. With over 2,000 varieties in more than 20 vegetable crops, HM.CLAUSE provides innovative solutions to growers worldwide.  





Position description



Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Main Goal

HM.CLAUSE is a Business Unit of Limagrain, an international agricultural co-operative founded and managed by farmers. HM.CLAUSE specializes in the breeding, production, and sale of vegetable seeds. From the world market to the farmer's market, we collaborate with our customers to deliver successful solutions for the agricultural challenges of today and produce the highest quality vegetable seeds for the future. Our global team of experts and state-of-the-art research facilities enable us to work side-by-side with growers to provide the most regionally relevant and reliable vegetable seeds available.

Job description

To perform tasks and may operate equipment for harvest, receiving, milling, treating, packaging and shipping of product in an efficient and timely manner.

Work in a safe manner. Work with various tasks processing seed, setting up equipment and ensuring a quality product. Depending on time of year may work in different departments as needed. Ensuring finished product from department meets HM standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Assist in keeping warehouse a clean and safe environment.
• Operating equipment and following processes to complete tasks in a timely manner.
• May be required to work on a computer.
• May be required to drive a forklift.
• Responsible for following all established plant procedures (Safety, Quality, HR, etc.).
• Responsible for product quality assessments and adherence to product specifications.
• Follow safety protocols when working with chemicals and hazardous materials.
• Execute sampling procedures per established requirements to maintain company quality standards.
• Will be working in a team environment but must be able to work individually as well.
• Maintain integrity and accuracy in data entry.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Planning – Organize daily work depending on schedule or priorities directed by supervisor to complete tasks in a timely manner.

Technical Skills – Basic math skills, forklift operation may be required, basic PC skills. Chemical applicators certificate may be required or ability to obtain within 8 months of hire date. Ability to read, write and speak English Language.

Interpersonal Skills – Good communication skills required. Ability to follow oral and written instructions and ability to give clear oral and written instructions.

Teamwork – Can work in a cooperative team environment with employees from varying backgrounds and experience.

Judgment – Sound judgment and integrity. Takes responsibility for actions and decisions made.

Professionalism – Ability to be respectful and courteous to others.

Performance – Perform each task with accuracy and speed, while maintaining and practicing proper safety procedures.

Adaptability – Ability to work varied shifts; including overtime; cross train and work in non-primary departments when asked or needed.

Attendance/Punctuality – Exhibit good attendance practices. Be timely and effective while on the job.

Dependability – Able to perform and maintain the functions of the job in a reliable and consistent manner



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Knowledge and Skills:


• Operating Equipment – Set up equipment and monitor gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
• Quality Control – Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
• Initiative – A self-starter with a desire to learn and improve.
• Troubleshooting – Determining causes of operating errors.
• Minor Preventive Maintenance – Servicing machines or systems using the needed tools.
• Problem Solving – Identifying problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and solutions.
• Equipment Selection – Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
• Reading Comprehension – Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.


• Must be able to be forklift certified.
• Time-pressure and a flexible attitude regarding last minute planning changes.
• Exposure to heat, dust, potential hazardous chemicals, and noise.
• Ability to work shifts, weekends and/or overtime as required.
• Ability to obtain pesticide application certificate.
• Ability to work with various types of machinery.
• Ability to multitask as needed

Education / Experience:
• GED, High School Diploma, or equivalent experience.
• 2-5 years' experience in processing and/or agricultural operations beneficial.

Position localization

Job location

America/Carribean, USA, Idaho


1832 Garrity Boulevard, Nampa, ID 83687, États-Unis

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

High School Diploma

Minimum level of experience required

2 years or more