Logistics Specialist - Erlanger, KY

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KY - Kentucky


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For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we’re one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 40,000 employees serving customers in hundreds of countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 450 crop procurement locations, more than 330 food and feed ingredient manufacturing facilities, 62 innovation centers and the world’s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at

Logistics Specialist – Erlanger, KY
ADM Nutrition

This is a full time, exempt position
Main function: You will report to the Logistics Manager, in a high performance execution position which is part of the logistics team supporting supply chain & operations. Logistics Specialist will be accountable for the execution of inbound and/or outbound logistics. With an emphasis on organizing all customer orders shipping collect. The position is responsible for building and handling relationships with customer care, customer’s carriers, 3rd party logistics providers, freight forwarders, freight clerks and operations.

Key skills & competencies:
Analytical & Independent Thinking
Impact & Influence
Achievement Orientation
Information Seeking
Decision Maker

Builds & maintains positive relationships with providers that bring defined value
Understands customer requirements and strives to meet them to differentiate ourselves from competition
Responsible for reviewing internal shipping report and deciding the best way to ship customer orders
Independently collect shipments by working with customers and/or customers carriers
Identifies/reports challenges with collect shipments to Customer Service & Account Managers
Executing pickups with carriers, freight forwarders and 3PL’s
Emailing shipping documents to carriers, brokers, freight forwarders
Running consolidation reports to consolidate orders, same customers, different customers, but same delivery location to drive cost savings
Effectively communicates shipping information to freight clerks, Customer Service and logistics providers
Maintain outbound logistics schedule – entering pick up times on schedule
Identify challenges and build solutions to improve day to day operations
Supporting warehouse personnel by leveling number of pounds shipping every single day
Make decisions on the most cost efficient transportation service while maintaining high level of service
Understands the value of ADM owned transportation (i.e. trucks)
Develops a keen understanding and working knowledge of ADM information technology systems
Understands and has strict adherence to corporate compliance policies & safety systems & programs
Ensures that individual goals are aligned with company goals
Works to attain positive, reciprocal relationships with internal colleagues across divisions & responsibilities
Portrays a positive image of the company and self when interacting with logistics providers
Prepares and submits daily & ad hoc reports
Helps in the development & training of new employees
Is willing to work outside normal business hours including weekends, work remotely

University Degree in Business Administration or in a related field preferred (Logistics/Supply Chain)
3 + years’ experience in Shipping, Logistics & Transportation: international experience a plus
Highly organized
Confirmed Interpersonal skills
Computer skills (database, spreadsheets, processing software) and Math skills
Ambitious commitment to continuous improvement
Ability to excel within high-risk and fast paced work environment

Job Description (Continued)

Relocation assistance is available with this position.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, vision, and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.

ADM is an EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.

EEOADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veterans status.
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