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Trade Assistant

Company: Hawkeye Gold, LLC - a J.D. Heiskell Company
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Are you interested in being part of team that exports agricultural commodities to Asia and other destinations worldwide?

Summary:

You will be part of the team that supports all domestic and export trading and marketing activities. The successful candidate is a team focused and detail oriented person with advanced organizational skills who enjoys making sure transactions are processed properly, as well as figuring out the best way to record non-standard transactions given the tools and processes available. Trading volume can fluctuate quickly, so the team works together to balance the workload. You will have the opportunity to learn a wide variety of tasks so that you can quickly join the team in managing the spikes in volume.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

-- Timely invoicing of customers and all related export documentation (if required).

-- Process invoices from suppliers for the product purchased into inventory or direct shipped to a customer

-- Process freight bills, transload fees, ocean freight and other costs

-- Process A/P for payment via ACH/Wire/Check

-- Efficient utilization and maintenance of Excel spreadsheets is a MUST.

-- Entering contracts and/or contract management

-- Maintain ticket application, which includes contract execution and maintenance

-- Ensure both internal and external compliance requirements are followed

-- Keep accurate and organized files in a common shared drive or shared email boxes

-- Customer Service - Communicate with domestic and/or overseas customers via email to ensure all documents are accurate

Additional Items:

-- Desires to gain an appreciation of the bigger picture and how all facets of the business work together for the success of the Company.

-- Selects appropriately from applicable standards, methods, tools, applications and use. Demonstrates analytical and systematic approach to problem solving. Communicates fluently orally and in writing.

-- Is able to plan, schedule and monitor work activities in order to meet time and quality targets

Computer Skills: Minimum of intermediate working knowledge of Excel. Experience with AGRIS is a plus, but not required. Microsoft Office applications.

Other:
4 year college degree is required.
Agricultural and/or logistics experience is a plus, but not required.
LC, Export and/or container experience is a plus, but not required.
Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $20.00 per hour

Benefits:
401(k)
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Schedule:
Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate:
Ankeny, IA 50021: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
Education:
Bachelor's (Preferred)
Work Location:
One location
Work Remotely:
No
Work Location: One location

Keywords: Hawkeye Gold, LLC - a J.D. Heiskell Company, Ankeny , Trade Assistant, Other , Ankeny, Iowa

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