Energy Recruiters has been engaged to support a Commodities marketing and trading company in their search for an Ethanol Supply Chain Manager
Based on Experience, Full Benefits
Manage the transportation, contract fulfillment, and inventories of ethanol and blended products throughout the supply chain.
Optimizes turnaround on reconciling freight/transportation invoices, schedules carriers for product movements, provides customer support, and resolves any logistical requirements for product and cost savings efficiencies to further maximize profitability.
Analyze logistics data and leverage market awareness to forecast inventory levels, product supply, and rail asset utilization.
Coordinates with internal team, carriers and terminal operators to ensure efficient execution of strategic marketing plans.
Coordinates shipping activities and railcar requirements between marketing, plants and customers
Develop and manage relationships with transportation providers, customers and plant partners
Communicates clearly with traders, plants, terminals and logistics operators to develop a schedule
Ensures optimal delivery and on time performance. Interacts with railroad companies support teams on service issues and resolutions, trip plans, and diversions
Forecast, manage and optimize inventory levels with consideration of trade strategy, customer demand, transit times and asset/lease utilization
Identify and address transport delays and bottlenecks
Manage inventories, contract balances, freight costs, and order planning in primary ERP system
Utilize online tools to issue rail movement instructions including OTMA and OT-5 requests
Ensure freight costs, product movements, planned shipments, and inventory balances are reflected accurately in internal systems and reporting
Optimizes the railcar fleet based on demand, future supply plans, and railroad operating conditions
Ensures compliance with Federal Railroad Association (FRA) and Transport Canada Regulations.
Coordinates the maintenance of railcars - both repairs and regulatory compliance testing.
Bachelor’s degree in ag business, economics, logistics, management or related fields
2+ years of commodity merchandising, logistics experience
Self-starter with high motivation and intellectual curiosity with a bias to logical problem solving
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ethanol supply chain dynamics including market accessibility and product origination
Understand regulatory compliance considerations and safety guidelines for HAZMAT transportation
Chris Werner at 678-795-9267 or Chrisw@er-inc.com