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Transportation Coordinator 1 (Caldwell, 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.


Performs routine but varied clerical duties in accordance with standard procedures. This includes clerical duties such as photocopying, compiling records, filing, tabulating, and posting information.  Applies knowledge of department policies and procedures and utilizes a general understanding of other departments' functions. Maintains records, prepares forms, verifies information, and resolves routine problems. Duties and tasks can be repetitive. Refers questions and problems to higher levels.

Key Responsibilities

  • Scheduling - Run system reports to obtain rail orders to schedule rail cars for shipment of product to include number and type of rail car for loading. Schedule inbound/outbound truck appointments for loading and off- loading of product.
  • Documentation - Pull picks for the orders for both rail and truck shipments. Verify product availability. Review order documentation for accuracy to include temperature verification, shipping reports, Bill of Lading, and ensuring correct seal is used to secure the load. File all records and maintain files in an orderly manner.
  • Shipping – finalize and ship rail and truck orders in required systems.
  • Customer Service – Answer phones, coordinate appointments, direct and ensure trucks weigh in/out, coordinating dock assignment, communicating with drivers and management staff. Pallet Tracking - monitor and track pallet usage on a weekly basis and communicating status to appropriate personnel.
  • Misc. – monitors and documents usage of office supplies, seals, freezer wear and misc. items and notifies management staff as materials need replenished.
  • Maintains warehouse time sheet records and reconciles as needed.
  • Additional Key Activities:  Provide online training of DCS processes that pertain to rail and truck billing involving internal and external warehouses.

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

2+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

  • This is an entry level position to the Transportation Coordinator job family requiring a basic knowledge of transportation
  • Must posses understanding of personal computers, data entry and have good typing skills
  • Must have experience with Microsoft office suite (specifically Word and Excel)
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills 
  • Must have the ability to work effectively with people, make decisions and be self-directing.
  • Must be able to problem solve, and communicate in a manner to effect change


This position is located in Caldwell, ID. Relocation assistance is not being offered for this role.

Job Requisition ID: 11690

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Cold Storage - Caldwell 

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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