POET Biofuels Scheduler in Wichita, Kansas
ABOUT POET Biofuels POET is a global leader in the energy and agricultural space. We started as a supplier of fuel ethanol, and have grown into a multi-commodity marketing and transportation company providing solutions in fuels, grains, and carbon dioxide markets. We are part of a network of engineering, management, marketing, and manufacturing companies that are dedicated to being good stewards of the Earth by converting renewable resources to energy and other valuable goods as effectively as humanly possible. As the largest supplier of bioethanol in the world, we believe in the value and benefits of driving a renewable solution to global energy needs, and focus on creating a more sustainable path forward in all our related industries.
When we show up to work at POET Biofuels, it’s our job to meet our customer’s needs as efficiently as possible.
As a BIOFUELS SCHEDULER, you will work directly with our ethanol Marketing, Logistics & Trade Fulfillment teams. Your primary responsibility will be to work with your regional team to deliver product on time, on spec, and with minimal “hassle” to the end user. Additional responsibilities will vary by specialty but may include: development of external relationships, securing freight capacity, negotiating freight rates, ensuring proper execution of all regional trades, position balancing and exploring opportunities to optimize shipments.
A TYPICAL DAY
Inventory management / balancing
Monitoring of daily in-transit volume and following up with customers or carriers when necessary
Monitoring forward inventory projections and working with the team to rebalance as-needed
Trouble-shooting inventory, demand, and/or carrier issues
Research missing loads
Collaborating with other team members to ensure transactions match intended trade strategy
THIS JOB MAY BE FOR YOU IF….
You have a Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field.
You know the basics of Microsoft’s Office Suite and are capable of learning new programs.
You are patient, you like helping people and do not mind researching problems.
You are comfortable communicating with people of varying backgrounds and developing relationships.
You have solid problem solving skills.
You adapt well to changes.
You are comfortable being on-call. You are available outside of typical working hours to address system issues / assist with changes.
You understand basic financial and economic concepts.
You communicate effectively. You write well and speak articulately. You are comfortable communicating both in writing and over the phone.
You pay attention to the details but also see the “big picture.” For you, anything worth doing is worth doing right, every time.
You are a learner, not afraid of taking on new things and stretching yourself. You are not afraid to ask questions, as you’re always looking to improve and help others.
Culture is king at POET. We are all on the same team. We always communicate. We park our egos at the door. These aren’t just slogans on our walls. It’s part of who we are.
We have an open work environment, with no offices. We are all in this together and we work close together.
We work hard. We play hard. We have frequent team events, from bowling to BBQ’s to charity activities.
We also expect that everyone will maintain a healthy work-life balance. It’s the best way to optimize health, happiness and productivity over the long term.
There is not a lot of physical labor, most of your time in the office will be at a desk. Your longest walk will typically be to a meeting or to the break room to help yourself to one of the gourmet coffee\expresso selections or a piece of fresh fruit.
POET is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). POET complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding hiring and employment. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.
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Job ID 2022-5261
Employment Type Regular Full-Time
Travel Required Up to 25%
FLSA Status Exempt