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This role is to assure the effective and efficient daily coordination of product through Third Party infrastructure, including tank terminals and transportation achieved through a variety of Intermodal (Iso/Flexi-Tanks, Barge, Ocean Vessel ) transportation modes.



  • Scheduling, coordinating, communicating, and processing of Intermodal deliveries to and from vendors, customers, plants, and terminal locations to assure timely delivery of product at the most economical rate.
  • Assist in the coordination of transport & design process improvement relating to logistics areas, operationally and organizationally to improve proficiency.
  • Follow Renewable Energy Group policies as applicable to the shipment of products from REG and client plants.
  • Maintain frequent contact with internal & external supply chain teams.
  • Exercise independent judgment to evaluate all possible methods while determining how to transport/distribute specific sales/shipments to and from origin and destination and from regional terminals.


  • Monitor & Manage the movements of Inventory and 3rd party shipments/receipt to terminals communicating with the Rail & Truck departments on all movements.
  • Make appropriate recommendations to facilitate the availability of inventory at terminals.
  • Communicate directly with the REG teams to facilitate forecasting enabling appropriate logistical planning.
  • Manage and coordinate all appropriate documentation to facilitate the Import & Export of both Feedstock and finished products.
  • Respond to all Internal & External customer inquiries regarding shipment status and terminal operations.


  • Conduct a general analysis of cost/sales/profit by terminal as requested based on professional knowledge/experience and available data.
  • Analyze and make recommendations for appropriate Export/Import route and respective lane pricing.
  • Lead periodic Conference calls with appropriate staff addressing regional issues related to logistical efficiencies.
  • Solid understanding of modern industry supply chain analysis tools i.e. network optimization practices and forecasting methodologies.
  • Augment lane optimization and participate in both long & short term market strategy

Other frequent duties:

  • Define SOP’s and ensure they are being followed at the terminal level.
  • Assist in keeping all Intermodal transportation rates & assessorials up to date in OTM
  • Create terminal loading/offloading documents for REG’s customers and transportation.
  • Maintain a strong understanding of REG accounting procedures and financial conditions, resolve immediately any and all discrepancies.
  • Ensure timely processing/payment of all Terminal related Invoices.
  • Assist in the Negotiation/coordination of costs associated and post changes as required.
  • Full understand the scope of the role and be available as required to assist other coordinators

Perform other duties as assigned


Education Preferred: 4 year bachelor’s degree – Supply Chain Management, Business or related degree.

*2-4 years of experience may substitute

Experience Preferred:  at least 1 year of office experience with transportation or logistics


Skills Required:

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Sales and analytical thinking skills

Basic Math and Accounting skills

Special skills or knowledge preferred:

OTM (Oracle Transportation Management)

JD Edwards

Other Database systems

Import & Export Documentary requirements