Specialist I, Logistics

The Andersons Inc

Blenheim, ON

Blenheim, ON, CA
Blenheim, ON
30+ days ago
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Job Description:

Position Overview

The Specialist I, Logistics position is responsible for logistical coordination of a relatively complex nature.  The scope of responsibility could be rail/truck/container management, tracking movement and inbound/outbound commodity; external management of shipping schedules, serving customers by arranging for carriers, rail cars, and containers in the shipment of commodity product; or a combination thereof. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Focus on supporting sales by providing customer support through freight negotiations, data collection, inventory control and customer requests

  • Work with processing plants to ensure ideal internal processing plant scheduling

  • Research and maintain market knowledge and track rate and regulation changes to make logistics decisions and negotiate terms that are competitive and meet company goals

  • Provide customer assistance in processing of orders/deals, convey pertinent information throughout the process, monitor shipments, and address customer inquiries as to status or issue resolution.

  • Manage administrative processes surrounding logistics which could include managing system information and providing reports and data, resolving claims and issues, information input and auditing for billing/invoicing, and ensuring proper logistics documentation is obtained/completed.

  • Identify and implement continuous improvement of processes and policies in support of organizational goals.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Performs routine, entry-level assignments; making decisions and focusing on time management

  • Knowledge and exposure to fundamental theories, principles and concepts gained through education and/or experience

  • Develops competence by performing structured work assignments

  • Uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems

  • Receives instruction, guidance and direction

  • Overtime will be required during peak times

Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree required (or the equivalent in work experience)

  • 1-3 years' relevant experience required

  • Handle and adapt to pressure effectively, ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; and the ability to motivate and work with a team into achieving set goals.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It does not include all responsibilities and skills required of the job and may be changed at any time. All responsibilities must be completed in compliance with all safety protocols, policies, procedures and consistent with the spirit and philosophy of The Andersons' Statement of Principles.

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed, but are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Also, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. The Andersons, Inc. is a Drug-Free Workplace. The Andersons, Inc. is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

Note: The Andersons, Inc. conducts drug, alcohol and/or medical testing of applicants and employees based on type of position. A copy of our testing policy is available by contacting the HR Department at talentacquisition@andersonsinc.com .

We do not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us.

About the Company

The Andersons Inc