We are a leading food and agri-business, supplying food ingredients, feed and fiber to over 19,800 customers who range from multi-national, world famous brands to small family run businesses.
Each customer depends on us to provide goods and services that are safe, on-time and consistently in line with the required specification. They also rely on us to help them innovate and create new opportunities.
Established in 1989, and now listed on the Singapore Exchange, our team of 74,500 full-time, seasonal, and contract employees have built leadership positions in many of our businesses such as Cocoa, Coffee, Cotton, Edible Nuts and Spices.
As well as growing crops in our own orchards and estates, and sourcing from around 4.8 million farmers globally, we operate over 160 processing facilities, and through our 14 innovation centers. We develop ingredients and find solutions for our customers. Our value chain spans over 60 countries. We also provide support services including risk management solutions and agri-logistics.
Position Summary: Reporting to Logistics Manager, the Logistics Coordinator will be part of the Logistics Edible Nuts team and will facilitate communication between production, sales and distribution stages to promote a healthy and efficient supply chain. Will be responsible for the coordinating of transportation providers to ensure prompt and proper movement of shipments.
The successful candidate will be highly organized, detail oriented and capable of multi-tasking.
Position Responsibilities : Initiate and coordinate shipments from the three Hughson Nut Almond processing facilities in California. Liaison with customers for shipping instructions (SI's) & Purchase Orders (POs) and communicate that information with the production department. Prepare customs entries and inbound/outbound delivery order. Arrange releases with warehouses for delivery to customers. Create delivery orders, invoices, and full shipment dockets for release to the customer. Track shipments and provide updates to the sales team and manager. Liaison with the third-party warehouses for product entry, storage, and delivery. Reduce the direct costs of logistics by choosing the ideal third-party service providers. Handle customer claims for shortages or losses. Follow up on past dues/payments from customers. Conduct special projects. Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements: College Graduate preferred with good communication skills. Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, are required. Three (3) years previous work experience in Customer Service, freight and/or logistics industry is required. Working knowledge of INCOTERM, ECC, and GCA is preferred. Proven ability to multitask with close attention to detail is required. Proficient computer skills, including but not limited to Microsoft office is required. Conduct special projects which may be assigned by the manager from time to time.
Note: this job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization
Olam provides equality of opportunity for all persons with respect to hiring without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation.