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SGS Distribution Specialist (West)


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924 Boise, ID, US, 83702

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.


In support of SGS strategic purchasing direction, this position plays a critical role in forecasting, inventory management, and distribution/logistics for SGS areas for Crop Nutrition, Crop Protection, and Specialty Products. The incumbent must be capable of working under limited time lines and supervision. This position works closely with SGS Area management and Platform Procurement Team to manage issues identified with forecasting, inventory management and logistics.

The Distribution Specialist will be responsible for the West Region territory including Washington, Oregon, Idaho and California. The ideal candidate will preferably reside anywhere in the listed states.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop area forecast to help determine inventory needs by considering platform strategy and understanding the needs of the market.
  • Inventory management, including reducing aging inventory, and facilitating area inventory transfers, warehouse oversight (which could include supervisor of warehouse personnel) including inventory monitoring, shipping, receiving, cost control safety and controls.
  • Acts as liaison between SGS Area Management and Platform Procurement Team.
  • Evaluate Area Product request, placing requisitions for all purchases, and maintaining purchasing information system.

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

2+ years related experience and/or training

Required Certifications

Other Information

Understanding of forecasting and inventory management required. May supervise.

Job Requisition ID: 6717

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise, Remote - USA 

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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