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Shipping Receiving Coordinator (Indianola, IA)

Location: 

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.

Summary

Under general direction of the Location Supervisor, ensures product availability, schedules deliveries of seed and chemical, while also coordinating the delivery of Seed to customer, 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. May personally deliver product to customers.
  • Keeps records of seed, seed size, lot numbers, seed treatment, and other products related to Seed Treating.
  • Receives telephone orders from customers and Sales Representatives. Prepares product mix instruction sheets, Material Safety Data Sheets, and work orders.
  • 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, calibrating equipment, loading trucks, general equipment and plant maintenance, product storage activities, bending and warehouse work, etc.

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

6+ months related experience and/or training

Required Certifications

  • Chemical and/or fertilizer knowledge a plus.
  • Knowledge of region and customer needs.
  • Possesses good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to count accurately.
  • Must be organized and able to use the computer effectively.

Job Requisition ID: 7140

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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