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Location Supervisor Umatilla SGS AB


Umatilla, OR, US, 97882-6267

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 supervises employees who count, weigh and identify items in receiving and shipping department. Ensures that materials are checked against vendors' invoices, bills of lading, customer orders and similar papers. Supervises the maintenance of records of damaged or defective items and discrepancies in quantities and weights, and records time, date, quantity, source and destination of materials received or shipped.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides service to walk-in customers. Receives telephone orders from customers and Sales Representatives. Prepares product mix instruction sheets, Material Safety Data Sheets, and work orders.                                   
  • Coordinates purchase of all products sold at the unit and ensures adequate inventory to meet sales and delivery needs. Ensures appropriate receipt and record keeping of unit inventory.
  • Coordinates product delivery to growers to maximize resources and meet customer needs. Schedules, coordinates, and dispatches delivery staff in manner which economically utilizes physical and human resources.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties such as assisting with special projects, attending training, providing backup support when needed, etc.
  • Supervises and trains delivery staff. Provides orientation for new drivers, ensures safety procedures are communicated and followed, and conducts training as needed for safety equipment or as seasonal product changes occur.
  • Supervisor for 7-9 Drivers.  Manage hours, time off with direction from upper SGS location management.
  • Take orders from sales staff and get orders delivered timely and efficiently.
  • Manage a fleet of 25 Semi trucks (ranging from tankers, auger boxes and tractors).
  • Manage a fleet of 10 auger trailers, 7 tankers and 20 hopper bottoms.
  • Winters are slow and allows time off in late November, December and part of January.
  • We move roughly 30,000 tons if liquid fertilizer, 25,000 tons of dry and over a million gallons of hazard fumigant during a season.
  • We are looking for someone that can multi task and visualize the fleet during the day to be efficiently as possible.

Typical Education

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

Relevant Experience

2+ years related experience and/or training

2+ years experience in dispatching

Bilingual preferred

Required Certifications

Commerical Driver's License (CDL) preferred but not required

Other Information

Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures in Distribution. Minimum of five plus years’ experience in a distribution related field.

Skills: Excellent communication and organization skills. Strong computer skills. Applies advanced skills to the position. Adapts procedures, processes and techniques to accomplish the complex requirements of the position. Duties and tasks reflect substantial variety and complexity. Assignments are broad in nature and usually require originality and ingenuity. May serve as a resource to others in the resolution of complex problems and issues.

Job Requisition ID: 2899

Travel Required: None

Location(s): SGS Retail - Umatilla 

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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