Iowa Employer Coordinator, Procurement Support in AMES, Iowa

POSITION PURPOSE:The purpose of this job is to be responsible for and assist with providing support to internal and external customers, managing logistics into and out of facilities, and assisting in the purchases of 3rd party biodiesel.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Manage logistics of trucks, railcars, and bargesCommunicate with truck dispatch and haulersResolve issues with railcars and tracking movementsMonitor inbound logistics of plants based on productionManage tanks with plant personnelSchedule trucks and rail in accordance to tank restrictionsManage contractsCreate and communicate contracts to suppliersVerify data integrity and ensure timely payment to suppliersInbound FeedstockRecord receipts against open Purchase Orders ( and track open P.O.isInitiate with procurement for 3rd party biodiesel purchasesReceive inventory into JD Edwards for 3rd party biodiesel purchasesOther frequent duties:Analysis of historical dataTracking of pricing from various marketsTraining of plant personnel on processesResolving various contract questionsPerform other duties as assigned