AgReliant Genetics Shipping and Transportation Coordinator in Ovid, Michigan

AgReliant Genetics is the fastest growing independent seed company in the industry and currently the 3rd largest corn seed company in the United States. Our goal is to offer the best seed products to our North American customers through superior research, breeding and production techniques by focusing ONLY on seed.

Headquartered in Westfield, Indiana, AgReliant Genetics is owned by two of the largest independent seed companies in the world. KWS and Limagrain bring over 200 years of combined seed experience to AgReliant Genetics.

Innovation, superior service and exceptional customer value are the center point of our multiple brand offering. AgReliant Genetics offers the best seed products available through the brands; AgriGold, Golden Acres, LG Seeds, Great Lakes Hybrids, Wensman, Producers Hybrids, Eureka, and Pride.

The cornerstone of the success of AgReliant Genetics is our people. At every level, our employees have a hand in maintaining the company’s reputation and furthering our growth. That’s why we pursue excellent people and do our best to provide a challenging and rewarding work experience.

We are currently looking for a Shipping and Transportation Coordinator.

This position is responsible for coordinating the shipping of seed to customers and between other production locations.

  1. Responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service and professionalism.

  2. Responsible for projecting a positive image of AgReliant Genetics.

  3. Shipping:

  • Responsible for the implementation of the Paragon program at the production location

  • Setup trucks for deliveries

  • Work with IQ on warehouse supply

  • Constant upgrading of shipping strategy including review of process with RSM’s and CSR’s

  • Settle any customer/logistic disputes

  • Ensure contacts with customers are appropriate and present positive image of our Brands

  • Prepare proper documentation for export to Mexico

  • Reports problems with customer service to Location Manager

  • Hire needed staff to load and unload trucks

  • Assist Warehouse manager in staffing for load picking and warehouse operations

  1. Trucking:
  • Scheduling of all trucking

  • Maintain contact with current freight resources

  • Expand trucking resources (try to lower cost/improve quality)

  • Wide load permits

  • Keep a friendly but professional relationship with truck drivers

  1. Laws / Record Keeping:
  • Mileage reports

  • Develop driving policies

  • Log books

  • D.O.T. drug testing

  • D.O.T. laws - Work with PSC to enforce all

laws and maintain proper records

  1. Miscellaneous:
  • Monitor freight expenses

  • Help with physical inventory

  • Other duties as needed

  • Enforce and follow all safety rules for shipping and in the warehouse

  1. Other duties as required

Duties and responsibilities may be revised, as needed by the Location Manager either verbally and/or in writing.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture or related field desired or similar experience; excellent communication skills- verbally and written, positive team player; detail orientated; good computer skills – Microsoft Office; knowledge of seed industry preferred and Department of Transportation Regulations desired.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to work required hours; ability to lift 25 lbs.; valid driver’s license and meet MVR and DOT guidelines desired

AgReliant Genetics, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.