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Specialist, Logistics Senior

Location Padova, Italy Date posted 05/14/2024 Job ID 14600 Work arrangement: Hybrid
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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.


We are hiring for our Commodity Distribution business located in Padova, Italy a Senior Logistic Specialist to help the group grow and improve our local Grain Distribution business development.


  • Perform commercial and service contracts execution within the contractual terms and budgets, including but not limited to:
  • Check, understand, discuss the contractual terms.
  • Plan (with internal or external partners), execute commercial contracts and review. Ensure accurate contracts execution for domestic goods and imports by Vessel, Train, Trucks
  • Plan arrivals of trains to meet sales book and commercial team needs. Keep close contact with all parties involved in train flows to optimize and improve efficiency.
  • Forecast logistic trends to anticipate and take benefit from situations.
  • Timely and proper notifications, delivery instructions, calculation of logistic costs and payments.
  • Proper documentation of contractual execution (document issue or receiving, checking, distribution and archiving during and after contract execution).
  • Risk transfer.
  • Accurate and timely flags/accruals raised to relevant internal or external partners
  • Stock checking, quantity and quality checking and preserving.
  • Losses control and monitoring.


  • Pro-actively communicate within execution, origination, logistic and financial team, service providers (logistics, storage, inspection, transport, etc), customers, authorities, others and properly document it.
  • Efficient control, limit and report costs, expenses, losses, depreciation related to contract execution.
  • Comply with exposure and credit limit of the partners, raise flags and find solution to comply if needed.
  • Accurate settlements with internal and 3rd party silo.
  • Timely and accurate reporting of the contract’s execution and cost status, up to monthly contractual PnL reconciliation.
  • Coordinate with trade execution vessel arrivals planning and executions.
  • Ensure deliveries are applied and invoiced to customers as per contract conditions.
  • Enter necessary information and data in the different systems used (JDE, BSM, Intelex, Hiperos etc.)
  • Assist co-workers within the department with administrative tasks, coordinate and seek for improvement and better efficiency.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • 2 to 4 years of work experience in related industry
  • Good knowledge of Italy mkt, practices and customs.
  • Working experience with ports/silos, agents.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent in English/Italian

Additional Qualifications

  • Business diploma or relevant degree
  • JDE experience is a +
  • Strong Excel skills, medium to high general Office tools knowledge.

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