Logistics Specialist - Agriculture

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Location
Lexington, KY
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor of Science
Date
Apr 13, 2018
Job ID
2589003
Salary Range: $65,000 to $85,000/yr. base salary
 
Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. or B.A. degree
  • 2+ years of post-college, industry experience, must have experience in the AG industry, with logistics related to feed, commodities,etc.
  • Candidates should have experience with commodity ingredients (high volume, limited storage) and experience in the food or feed industries would be ideal
  • Should have experience with systems such as Microsoft Dynamics AX, Excel, Word, Power Point
Job Description:
This person will be based at the North American headquarters for this large animal feed additives company. This is a new position based on growth that this company is experiencing. The main thrust of this role will be the logistics related to acquiring and moving feed ingredients via truck, railcar, barge, etc. They will be an integral part of negotiation efforts on purchase agreements and vendor contracts and will serve as an internal resource for commodity and supply chain/logistics questions. Travel for this position will be in the 5-20% range, visiting company facilities as well as vendor facilities. The parent company is a multi-billion dollar manufacturer with facilities around the World. This company offers advancement opportunity and they do an excellent job of investing in their employees through on-going education and business training.