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Logistics Assistant

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Job Title: Logistics Assistant
Location: Minneapolis, MN, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: The Scoular Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Career Type: Logistics/Distribution
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: N/A
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An employee-owned company with more than $4 billion in sales, Scoular employs more than 1,000 people in over 100 offices and facilities in North and South America, and Asia. For over 125 years, feed and food customers have been counting on Scoular to create safe and reliable supply chain solutions for end-users and suppliers of grain, feed ingredients, and food ingredients around the globe.
The Logistics Assistant I has primary responsibility for accurately and independently handling the transportation needs of the business (both domestic and international). They will be making and managing container bookings, lining up trucks/drayage and transloading services, have daily communication with all inbound and outbound facilities regarding problem resolution, scheduling, and information retrieval. The Logistics Assistant I is responsible for providing high level customer service to supply side and end users.  This is to be held by an experienced individual with high attention to detail and strict adherence to schedules in order to provide efficient transportation coordination in a high volume and a quick paced business
 Job Responsibilities
  • Support Logistics Specialists and traders in meeting schedules sold on contracts and communicate with transloaders, ocean carriers, drayage companies and suppliers regarding shipping schedules and transport issues. This includes managing the BCO bookings "deck" for new booking requests, splits and rolls, diversions and proper cancellation notices.
  • Responsible for keeping track of loading status on domestic trucks, drayage, loading facilities to ensure that disruptions to meet the export schedules are anticipated and reacted to with insight & resolve.
  • Coordinate domestic and international shipments. Participate in management of overall supply chain to ensure that disruptions to logistics are anticipated and reacted to with insight, resolve, and leadership.
  • Responsible for ensuring timely delivery and other requirements as determined by purchase and sales contract specifications.
Minimum Qualifications
  • College degree or minimum 2 years experience preferred to be in supply chain field.
  • Proven ability to adapt and manage effectively in fast paced changing environment
  • Team oriented leadership skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize work flow and complete tasks with a high level of organization, responsibility, and efficiency.
  • Knowledge in international transportation and export procedures
  • Knowledge of MS Office, Word, Excel experience is required.
The Scoular Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Post Date: 04/19/19
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