International Logistics Specialist HQ FG

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.


Under general supervision and following prescribed procedures, this role secures cost-effective transportation from different sources (company fleet, contract carriers, and single-source lessors) to meet customer's needs while maintaining profitability targets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for generating, obtaining and providing various required export documentation, securing Steamship Line container bookings, submitting customs filings, and managing the movement of our export products to the ports to be exported overseas.
  • Identifies and implements scheduling of carriers on round-trip and continuous moves in order to increase profitability. Within established guidelines, agrees to freight rates and service commitments with outside carriers, selects carrier from pool of approved carriers and administers all shipping and billing transactions per established procedures.
  • Responsible for soliciting/receiving customer orders and then processing orders through information systems. Resolves problems with shipments including service delays and freight claims. Responsible for soliciting new carriers for specific traffic lanes and geographic areas.
  • Monitors tracking, tracing and troubleshooting all issues with regard to rail & Simplot fleet assets.
  • Assists in training Transportation Coordinators.

Typical Education

Associate's Degree (A.A. or equivalent)

Relevant Experience

5+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

Skills: Applies some advanced skills in Transportation. May adapt procedures, processes and techniques to meet the more complex requirements of the position. Duties and tasks are frequently non- routine. Resolves most questions and problems and refers only the most complex issues to higher levels. Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Job Requisition ID: 16568

Travel Required: None

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. **