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International Logistics Coordinator - Decatur, IL



Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

International Logistics Coordinator - Decatur, IL


IL - Illinois

Sales, Customer Service & Origination

Job Description

International Logistics Coordinator - Decatur, IL
ADM Export Containers
This is a full time exempt position

This position is responsible for all logistics associated with the inbound, transloading, and outbound flows of bulk products shipped in containers. These containers are delivered to ports in Asia and other parts of the world. This position is a fast paced yet very strategic role that requires deep analysis and problem solving skills.

Day to day activities include:
• Plan truck & rail schedules for inbound product flows to multiple transloading locations around
the country.
• Plan transloading activities to meet contract shipment window requirements based on location
capacity & freight spreads.
• Plan & coordinate the booking of vessel space to meet contract requirements.
• Plan & coordinate the flow of empty containers to the transloading locations.
• Issue resolution with service providers, customers, and other ADM locations.
• Manage ever changing schedules devising an alternate plan to meet contract requirements.
• Analyze truck, rail, and ocean freight rates to determine the optimal execution point for bulk
agriculural products.
• Coordinate with merchandisers, documentation team, customers, suppliers and service
providers to ensure shipments are sent on time, in the quantity requested, with a complete set of
• Application of shipments to contracts.

• Bachelor’s degree in supply chain or business preferred.
• 2 years logistics experience. Container logistics preferred.
• Knowledge of container freight is preferred.
• Detail oriented.
• 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
• Knowledge of export documentation process preferred
• Ability to develop & maintain strong working relationships with vendors, internal departments as
well as customers.
• Flexible approach to change is vital.

Relocation assistance is available with this position.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.

ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veteran status.

Excited about this role but don’t meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don’t check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings.

ADM requires the successful completion of a background check.


Benefits and Perks

Enriching the quality of life for the world begins by taking care of our colleagues. In addition to competitive pay, we support your diverse needs with a comprehensive total rewards package to enhance your well-being, including:

  • Physical wellness – medical/Rx, dental, vision and on-site wellness center access or gym reimbursement (as applicable).
  • Financial wellness – flexible spending accounts, health savings account, 401(k) with matching contributions and cash balance plan, discounted employee stock purchasing program, life insurance, disability, workers’ compensation, legal assistance, identity theft protection.
  • Mental and social wellness – Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Colleague Giving Programs (ADM Cares).
Additional benefits include:
  • Paid time off including paid holidays.
  • Adoption assistance and paid maternity and parental leave.
  • Tuition assistance.
  • Company-sponsored training and development resources, such as LinkedIn Learning, language training and mentoring programs.
*Benefits may vary for bargained locations, confirm benefit eligibility with your recruiter.


Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM’s efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments — environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed: people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM.

About ADM

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.

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