Transport Logistics Associate (56341)
?Job Description:The Maschhoffs, the largest family-owned hog production network in North America, is seeking a Transport Logistics Associate to join the team in our Carlyle, IL office.?Job Overview: ?This position plans the weekly feeder pig load schedule from the Feeder Pig Movement Report by prioritizing a criteria list to help maximize value creation for the company. ?The Associates primary objective will be to plan, execute, manage and measure feeder logistics performance to optimize transportation resources that effectively meets the service requirements of our customers while ensuring carrier performance accountability for safety, compliance and biosecurity at the lowest freight cost.??Typical Duties of a Transport Logistics Associate include:?Plan the weekly feeder pig schedule by selecting loads from the Feeder Pig Movement Report prioritizing loads by weight and length of haul that balances carrier truck capacity while moving nursery dump loads first.?Is flexible to accommodate recommended changes to the weekly schedules from the Flow Associates that helps to meet the service needs of our customers.Builds a logistics load schedule that?s in compliance with company standard operating procedures for transport bio-security classification.Track feeder and market pig weights to help improve trailer stocking efficiency.Calculate and review the feeder freight forecast weekly and reconcile monthly to company financials.?Conduct root cause analysis of Transport metrics not at target and initiate countermeasures and/or an action plan to improve measured performance.Implements principles of total quality management and process verification to deliver best-in-class services to our customers.Responsible for answering after hours calls on feeder load plans as needed for each region.Ensure that pig transportation is conducted in a manner that safeguards the environment, mitigates safety risk, and maintains regulatory compliance.?Minimum Qualifications:Associate of Science in Business, Logistics, Agriculture or Related FieldBachelor's Degree PreferredOne year of related experience preferred?Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:?1) ?Knowledge of:Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Excel?2) ?Skill in:Effective verbal and written communicationOrganization and planningProblem solving?3) ?Ability to:Work independently, as well as a member of a teamWork under pressure with deadlinesMultitask and handle a variety of issues and assignments?The Maschhoffs offers competitive wages and an exceptional benefits package.Apply for this job.