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Logistics Specialist

Location Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota Date posted 08/12/2022

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world.  We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.

Summary

CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Transportation group. We are looking for a Logistics Specialist to assist in the conduction of distribution and network studies, monitor inventory and analyze requirements that would help achieve desired delivery times and order fill rates.  You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, be a tactful thinker, and have the ability to function in a fast paced environment. 

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate day-today logistics activities required for the transportation of products via rail, container vessels and trucks.
  • Verify and process documents to maintain accurate records/information and prepare reports.
  • Work with production plants, loading facilities, truckers, shipping lines, sales staff, and internal and external customers on transportation schedules to ensure timely and accurate execution of logistics movement.
  • Expedite the transportation of products by trouble-shooting immediately when problems arise.
  • Participate in distribution and network studies to help optimize delivery times and order fill rates.
  • Interface regularly with product management, production operation, IT, sales staff, carriers, and customers to discuss and improve on logistics management.
  • Interact daily with traders and export documentation team.
  • Perform other responsibilities as needed or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain and Procurement and/or Transportation and Logistics

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience in Transportation, Logistics, Distribution and/or Supply Chain industry.
  • Knowledge of DOT, FMCSA, CSA, and PHMSA.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Previous experience with bulk hazardous materials.
  • Experience with route and dispatch execution tools.

Physical Requirements

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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