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Warehouse Supervisor (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 job supervises and coordinates a specific warehouse facility. Supervises the receiving, storage, shipping, inventory control and administrative systems to assure that those activities support facility and division policies and procedures for quality, cost and customer service. Manages product storage and distribution facility in compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements and company policies and procedures. Provides supervision and training for warehouse staff.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures that the plant policies, procedures and union contracts (if applicable) are administered and followed in a fair and consistent manner. Ensures appropriate receipt and recordkeeping of inventory.
  • Performs related duties such as transmitting information via computer concerning inventory, shipping containers, and storage availability.
  • Direct the warehouse operation to monitor inventory, shipping receiving, cost control, quality and safety performance. Ensure accurate inventory control by monitoring product between storage facilities and customers.     
  • Coordinates delivery of product in a manner which maximizes use of resources and meets delivery requirements.
  • Provides supervision and training for company and contract staff. Provides orientation for new drivers, ensures safety procedures are communicated and followed, and provides training as needed for specific equipment.
  • May operate heavy equipment when needed. Receives and may physically unload product into warehouse. May operate forklift and other equipment as necessary to maintain warehouse. Performs physical inventory counts.                                                                       

Typical Education

Associate's Degree (A.A. or equivalent)

Relevant Experience

3+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

Knowledge of facility operations and products. Understanding of labor issues, company policies, and regulations. Strong organizational, verbal and communication skills.

Job Requisition ID: 11608 

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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