Fleet Asset Manager- Boise, ID

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


This role will manage rail and truck fleets assets by ensuring all maintenance, ordering, leasing, and procurement services are met.  This role will be responsible for vendor management, including negotiating contracts and vendor performance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops, leads, and improves asset maintenance programs
  • Responsible for railcar tracking and breakdown intervention
  • Negotiates contracts with vendors and monitors vendor performance
  • Manages records maintenance and ensuring accuracy of data elements
  • Develops reporting tracking and forecasting maintenance costs
  • Responsible for asset replacement forecasting and budgeting
  • Responsible for leading and developing a high performing team in current and future business needs

Typical Education

Bachelor’s Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

3+ years of related experience and/or training in Management

5+ years of Asset Management experience in related fields is preferred

5+ years of experience in negotiating service contracts preferred

Required Certifications

Other Information

  • Asset management experience in related fields preferred
  • Knowledge of supply chain
  • Experience in negotiating service contracts
  • Leadership skills necessary to direct people and projects in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal, planning, and organization skills
  • Advance computer and math skills

Job Requisition ID: 16947

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. **