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Agricultural Traffic Coordinator, Chicago

Company:
Redstone Commodity Search
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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, Hedgefunds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with an agricultural trading house looking to hire an experienced Traffic Coordinator for their US team.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

Responsible for coordinating with carriers, shipbrokers and suppliers with regards to all operational matters

Handling shipping documentation such as Letters of Credit, duties and taxes

Recruiting of new carriers to fill in open opportunities for profitability and streamlined services

Improving efficiency and profitability through key relationship management and maximising capacity and proper utilisation of carrier equipment

Role reports into the Trading Manager

Key Qualifications / Experience

5 years’ experience in an operations/logistics role

Experience handling dry freight cargo and agricommodities

Knowledge of financial documentation and trade execution

High work capacity, strong communication and relationship management skills

Located in Chicago (happy to relocate)

Keywords: agricultural, agri, commodities, commodity, physical, agriculture, corn, soybean, soymeal, grain, wheat, operation, logistics, shipping, chartering, execution, letters of credit, USA, Chicago, United States, Redstone Commodity Search

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.