Senior Transportation Coordinator Jobs in Boise, ID at J.R. Simplot Company

Title: Senior Transportation Coordinator

Company: J.R. Simplot Company

Location: Boise, ID


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

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.


Under general supervision and following prescribed procedures, this role secures cost-effective transportation from different sources (brokers, carriers, and single-source lessors) in support of our manufacturing facilities to meet customer’s needs while maintaining profitability targets.

Key Responsibilities

Identifies and implements scheduling of carriers on round-trip and continuous moves to increase profitability.

Within established guidelines, agrees to freight rates and service commitments with outside carriers, selects carrier from pool of approved carriers and administers all shipping and billing transactions per established procedures.

Collaboration with key stakeholders to prioritize customer orders and contribute to a positive customer experience.

Responsible for soliciting/receiving customer orders and then processing orders through information systems.

Resolves problems with shipments including service delays and freight claims.

Responsible for building and maintaining relationships with preferred carriers and understand market dynamics to optimize our business.

Typical Education

Associate’s Degree (A.A. Or Equivalent) Or Equivalent Experience Required

Relevant Experience

3+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

Knowledge: This job requires a comprehensive knowledge of transportation. Demonstrated understanding of personal computers (Microsoft Office, Power BI) and specific use of reports generated from transportation information systems.

Skills: May adapt procedures, processes, and techniques to meet the more complex requirements of the position. Duties and tasks are frequently non- routine. Resolves most questions and problems and refers only the most complex issues to higher levels. Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Job Requisition ID

: 11143

Travel Required

: None


: Simplot Headquarters – Boise


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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