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Warehouse Clerk (Portage)

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.


The Warehouse Coordinator coordinates and ensures timely and accurate shipments of finished products from the facility via rail and transport trucks to various destinations.  This position supports the organization by working with all levels of staff as well as external customers on a daily basis.  Overtime requirements may be necessary to reach operational goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Organize and maintain office systems and files.  Responsible for ordering office and stockroom supplies.  Schedules appointments and conference calls, and directs UPS statements/invoices to proper personnel. 
  • Ensures timely and accurate shipments via CP Rail and transport trucks.  Coordinates details with carriers, ensuring timely communication and documentation. 
  • Enters orders, and prints rail and truck orders.  
  • Coordinates customs for all railcars, preparing customs paperwork and inspection reports.  Coordinates customs for totes and pallet returns. 
  • Runs daily and weekly reports of shipments, receipts, and product movement.  Audits reports to ensure their accuracy. 

Typical Education

Technical/vocational certification (or equivalent)

Relevant Experience

1+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

Knowledge of internal policies, practices and procedures related to warehouse distribution is required.  Knowledge of the North American Free Trade Agreement and how it applies to the organizations imports/exports is required.    Knowledge of custom documents, UPS, and the data collections system is required.  An understanding of the work environment and the specialized nature of working in a warehouse environment, with external trucking companies and their staff.  Office Assistant training or certificate required.  Skills:   Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills related to dealing with all levels of staff in the organization and externally.  Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with the ability to be specific with detail to ensure clear and concise communication.  The ability to plan, organize, and schedule orders and pickups with transport customers.  The ability to make decisions and be self directing.  The ability to multi-task, prioritize, and have attention to detail.  The ability to work flexible hours.  MS Office computer skills are essential.

Job Requisition ID: 11609 

Travel Required: None 

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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