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Raw Product Planner Scheduler Portage FG

Simplot Canada (II) Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the J.R. Simplot Company. 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.


This role is responsible for activities supporting multiple processing plants and/or product lines. Operates as a liaison between field department and production to produce highest quality of finished product with the available raw product. Manages and complies raw product data, oversees direct and storage delivery plans for raw product. Coordinates delivery and transportation schedules with interaction between field personnel, transportation, loading, production and grower. Oversees raw product inspection for grower payment and to assures finished product objectives are met. Directly supervises the independent third-party entity grading raw product for grower payment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures that records and raw product data are maintained and reported in a timely and accurate manner. 
  • Ensures a sound, professional relationship is maintained with growers, multiple plant production personnel and field representatives.
  • Ensure that the interface with other support groups is conducted in a manner that is conducive with operational goals. 
  • Ensure that Company policies, procedures, and Union contracts are administered in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Directs and coordinates the use and scheduling of raw product to meet quality, cost, and regulatory guidelines.
  • Supports multiple plants and/or product lines.
  • Monitors raw inspection for accuracy in grower payment and improve knowledge of raw quality to ensure production success.

Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

3+ years related experience and/or training

Required Certifications

Other Information

High degree of technical and practical knowledge of manufacturing operations and scheduling experience preferred. Potato experience preferred. Strong agricultural knowledge in planting, harvesting, and equipment. Good knowledge of computer systems. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to analyze multiple factors affecting plant performance against raw product and apply the data in practical situations.

Job Requisition ID: 10666 

Travel Required: Less than 10% 

Location(s): FG Plant - Portage la Prairie 

Country: Canada 


** Simplot Canada (II) Limited 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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