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Project Manager III, Business Solutions


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

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.


The Project Manager is part of the Enterprise Transformation Team and leads assigned project teams. The projects the Project Manager will lead may include enterprise-wide initiatives impacting multiple business units with global scope, as well as specific business technical projects related to Simplot’s Global Ag businesses. They must have a background in waterfall and agile methodologies, and experience with industry standard project management tools.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides project leadership on medium-sized projects, with cross-functional teams of internal as well as external resources.
  • Utilizes Simplot standard project management processes and tools to deliver projects that achieve the intended business objectives within the approved scope, schedule, budget, and resource constraints.
  • Implements processes and procedures for project and/or program planning.
  • Facilitates the identification and prioritization of corresponding work activities and develops a supporting resource plan.
  • Facilitates baselining the project plan and manages on-going change requests.
  • Provides status reporting and updated forecasts, as needed, including schedule, budget, and resources.
  • Manages project stakeholders, which may include executive business leadership.
  • May provide mentoring and guidance to less experienced employees.
  • Identifies process improvement opportunities and supports continuous improvement.

Typical Education

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

Relevant Experience

  • 5+ years related experience and/or training
  • Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of key operational policies, processes, and methodologies applicable to project management.
  • Aware of industry standard project management techniques and when they should be used.
  • Experience of multiple complete projects.
  • Completion of a PMP certification strongly preferred.
  • Good leadership and influencing skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong ability to effectively lead a team

Job Requisition ID: 10010

Travel Required: Up to 25%

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.**

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