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Shipping Receiving Coordinator (Indianola)


Indianola, IA, US, 50125

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 direction, ensures product availability, schedules deliveries, maintains associated records, and assists in the day-to-day coordination of related functions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinates product delivery to growers at an SGS operation to maximize resources of staff and to meet customer needs by scheduling and dispatching delivery staff in a manner which economically utilizes physical and human resources.
  • Receives telephone orders from Locations and Sales Representatives. Prepares work orders, pick sheets and invoices/bols for shipment.
  • Makes product purchase recommendations to Supervisor/Market Manager to ensure adequate inventory to meet sales and delivery needs. Ensures appropriate receipt and recordkeeping of unit inventory.
  • Performs physical inventory counts.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties such as filing and other clerical tasks, calculating product amounts, loading trucks, general equipment and plant maintenance, product storage activities, bending and warehouse work, etc.
  • Coordinate freight pick up and truck load deliveries.

Disclaimer - These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Six months to one year of related experience and/or training.
  • Chemical and/or fertilizer knowledge.
  • Knowledge of region and customer needs.
  • Possesses good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to count accurately.
  • Must be organized and able to use the computer effectively.
  • Preferred background in crop protection.

Job Requisition ID: 3656

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Distribution - Indianola 

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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