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Materials & Inventory Coordinator (Crew A) Grand Forks, ND

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 Inventory Control will be responsible for monitoring daily movements of inventory by preparing and maintaining records of inventory.  This opening is on Crew A (days).

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintains necessary level of communication with team members and other support groups and does so in a participative management style, conducive with operational goals.
  • Ensures self-compliance with Company policies and plant procedures, and the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Manages the inventory of the dry ingredient room, loads and unloads trucks and inspects incoming supplies.                                               
  • Accurately monitors the movement of materials and ingredients to ensure First In First Out (FIFO). Monitors production schedule to ensure appropriate materials are staged for use as well as reconciling unused materials.
  • Conducts cycle counts, reconciles inventory and audits data. Monitors inventory of food grade starch and coordinates pick up with customer.
  • Maintains Company standards for safety, quality, food safety, sanitation and GMPs: - Works within safety rules and regulations in actively avoiding injury to self and others. - Ensures proper food safety sanitation and cleaning procedures of all processing equipment and tools.
  • Utilizes computer and computer programs to communicate, document, and track shift information and ensures that all documents and reports are completed accurately in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Operates a forklift and conducts daily inspections of forklift equipment.
  • Performs proper food safety sanitation and cleaning procedures of the dry ingredient storage area.

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

5+ years related experience and/or training

Required Certifications

Forklift Certification preferred, but on-the-job training is provided.

Other Information

  • Strong analysis skills required to resolve complex inventory reconciliation issues
  • Advance knowledge of Computer System
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skill
  • Detail oriented and initiative
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area
  • Ability to work in a refrigerated and freezing environment
  • Ability to work effectively with large volumes of data
  • Must be able to perform activities such as walking, standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, stair and ladder climbing on a daily basis.
  • Must be able to lift a case of French fries – maximum 40 lbs.



  • 12 hour shifts. Employees work a 2-week rotation, working Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday (4 shifts) on Week 1 and Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday (3 shifts) on Week 2.
  • Employees will be assigned to either 7AM to 7PM (Crew A and B) or 7PM to 7AM shifts (Crew C and D).
  • The monthly schedule does not include rotating from nights to days.
  • Employees enjoy having a 3-day weekend every other week.
  • Employees will receive 8 hours of time and half overtime on their 48 hour week schedule.

Pay: $20.07/hr

Job Requisition ID: 9322

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Plant - Grand Forks 

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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