Plant Technician
Lamb Weston

American Falls, Idaho

Job Description Summary
American Falls, ID/Pocatello, ID

About Lamb Weston:
Started in 1950 on a small farm in the Northwest region of the U.S., Lamb Weston has grown to be one of the world's largest frozen potato companies, happily delivering the delicious goodness of fries to more than 100 countries. Lamb Weston has created inventive products and processes that are standards in the industry. When we look at a potato, we see possibilities.

Our people are a valuable and integral part of our business and play a vital role in our success as an organization. At Lamb Weston we offer the financial stability and career potential of a true industry leader.

Lamb Weston will offer you the opportunity to put your education and skills to work as part of a great team, contributing to the achievement of the organization's goals and objectives. You will be challenged to take responsibility, drive results, show creativity, and display initiative - and you will be rewarded for your contributions and impact.

When you choose a career with us, every day is fry-day!

Job Description

Are you ready to gain new skills to help run and maintain the latest production technology and equipment for the world's biggest brands? We are looking for team players who know how to take charge of business-related challenges and keep us running smoothly.

Under the direction of the Supervisory Staff, the Plant Technicians are vital to the success of our business at Lamb Weston. As a technician, you will work on a team that is responsible for keeping production flowing, meeting performance goals, and maintaining the high level of quality that consumers expect from our products. We hire you at entry level and you advance by demonstrating growing levels of operating, maintenance, and leadership skills. We also provide you with the opportunity to expand into electrical, quality assurance, safety and hygiene, and other areas of expertise. You will do meaningful work on Day 1. We do various types of work, including running high-speed converting and packing equipment, controlling the process from a computer terminal, and performing preventive maintenance on equipment. From the beginning, you will be getting involved, impacting situations, and influencing business-related problems.

Job Qualifications

We offer you:

  • Ownership of your work from your first day
  • Maintain world-renowned production technologies in some interesting ways.
  • The chance to influence the production and quality of our products.
  • Mentorship, coaching, training, and guidance.
  • Known for providing a safe work environment.
We have no doubt these skills will help you on the job:
  • Able to display skills in manufacturing processes, including operating, maintaining, and cleaning automated equipment.
  • Maintaining accurate records and data
  • Display strong technical, interpersonal, and analytical skills.
  • Operating essential material handling equipment at the site e.g., clamp truck, forklift, hand trucks, etc.
We believe to be able to perform on the job, you will need to meet the following physical requirements:
  • Use basic hand and power tools.
  • Lift 50 pounds by bending and stooping; climb, stand, and move around on stairs, ladders, and platforms; twist, turn and bend.
  • Enter confined spaces.
  • Stand on concrete floors for an extended period.
  • The American Falls Lamb Weston Plant operates 7-days per week. Technicians work any day of the week, including weekends. Changes in business volume and production requirements can cause the plant to occasionally change the length of work shifts or the rotation schedule. The hours of work are typically 12 hours per day. Technicians are expected to be willing to rotate and to work any shift. Additional days could be required to be worked as overtime.
Are you ready to join this renowned team?


  • 18 years of age or older
  • Have a minimum of a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent education.
  • Wear required safety personal protective equipment (eye protection, ear protection, safety shoes)
  • Willing to work rotating shifts.

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