Freight Merchandising Assistant, ADM Logistics-Decatur, IL
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 more than 32,300 employees serving customers in more than 160 countries. With a global value chain that includes 428 crop procurement locations, 280 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 39 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 www.adm.com.Freight Merchandising Assistant, ADM Logistics ? Decatur, IL This is a non-exempt level position. Position Summary:The Freight Merchandising Assistant is responsible for assisting with buying and selling of truck transportation on the spot market, as well as communicating this schedule back to internal Account Managers/Logistics Coordinators.
The majority of the day will be spent tracking shipments and resolving any service issues that occur while in transit. Candidate will also be responsible for new carrier setup. Job Responsibilities: Handle day to day tasks pertaining to consistent freightDirectly report to Freight MerchandisersInteract daily with contracted carriersWork with Freight Merchandisers to setup new carriers Track and trace current freight in progressCorrespond with Account Managers/Logistics Coordinators to obtain the correct information from customers Job Requirements: Bachelor?s Degree preferredAbility to excel within high-risk fast-paced work environment.Ability to assess risk and exercise sound judgment in making decisionsStrong interpersonal skillsAbility to work in a team environmentAbility to develop and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external customersComputer competent, with demonstrated ability in the use of spreadsheet, database, and word processing softwareApplications within a windows based operating environmentIndividual must be committed to corporate ethics policies and safety programRelocation assistance is not available with this position. This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance. ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical questionnaire and a background check.