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ADM Trade Assistant - Decatur, IL in Decatur, Illinois


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Manufacturing Manufacturing

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ATTENTION MILITARY AFFILIATED JOB SEEKERS - Our organization works with partner companies to source qualified talent for their open roles. The following position is available to Veterans, Transitioning Military, National Guard and Reserve Members, Military Spouses, Wounded Warriors, and their Caregivers . If you have the required skill set, education requirements, and experience, please click the submit button and follow the next steps. Unless specifically stated otherwise, this role is "On-Site" at the location detailed in the job post.

This is a full time exempt position

This position is responsible for acting as the liaison between core groups within the Export Container group as well as customers. In this role, the candidate will coordinate, communicate and analyze key information as related to trade execution. This position is a fast paced yet very strategic role that requires deep analysis and problem solving skills.

Day to day activities include:

  • Coordinate customer shipping instructions, import permits, & other specific requirements

  • Analyze various liner freight cost components for AP submission or dispute initiation

  • Analyze & communicate key events of shipments from North America to our global destinations

  • Document various customer concerns for analysis

  • Issue resolution with service providers, customers, and other ADM locations

  • Communicate changing contract schedules for proper logistical and documentation coordination

  • Analyze daily operating cost component for AP submission or dispute initiation

  • Coordinate with merchandisers, documentation team, logistics, customers, suppliers and service providers to ensure shipments are sent on time, in the quantity requested, with a complete set of docs.

Position Title:

Trade Assistant - Decatur, IL

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Minimum Education Required:

High School/GED



Additional Qualifications/Responsibilities:


  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain or business preferred.

  • 2-3 years export execution experience and/or logistics experience preferred.

  • Payables & invoicing experience a plus.

  • Container logistics experience a plus.

  • Ability to be accurate & timely in a fast paced work environment.

  • Ability to work as a team and develop new processes and procedures.

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.

  • Ability to interact consistently in a professional and positive manner with various internal and

  • external personnel.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs

  • Detail focused.

  • Ability to develop & maintain strong working relationships with vendors, internal departments as

  • well as customers.

  • Flexible approach to change is vital.