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Container Transportation Coordinator, Chicago

Company:
Redstone Commodity Search
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Salary:
USD 50,000 - USD 100,000
Posted:
November 09, 2016
Description:

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360 search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with a physical grain trading house looking for a container transportation coordinator to be based in the Chicago area.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

• Negotiate with transport companies to increase profitability

• Communicate new and existing service problems to relevant supervisor

• Implement cost-saving measures and seek to streamline service providers

• Build relationships with logistic providers aiming to increase capacity and fully utilize carrier’s equipment

• Reports into Director

Key Qualifications / Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in agribusiness or related field

• 5+ years’ experience in commodity transportation and logistics

• Comfortable interacting with customers and negotiating terms of business

• Fluent in English with the ability to operate independently (bi-lingual in Korean is advantageous)

• Located in Chicago area; happy to relocate

Keywords: commodity, commodities, Physical, Grain, agricultural, logistics, containers, transportation, transport, coordinator, cost-saving measures, carrier, negotiation, English, Korean, Chicago, United States, Redstone Commodity Search, RS0436A

If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to commodities@redstonesearch.com or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.