Commodity Logistics Analyst


West Palm Beach, FL, US

Req ID:  38431
Date:  May 22, 2024

ASR Group is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal.  ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize.  The company’s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Tate & Lyle®, Lyle’s® and Sidul®.





Reporting to the Manager of Commodity Logistics, the Commodity Logistics Analyst is responsible for coordinating Global vessel arrivals and departures, monitoring Discharge and Storage Plans, and completing required logistical documentation for successful on and off-loading of cargo. Additionally, the Commodity Logistics Analyst will troubleshoot and resolve issues through analysis and effective communication with both internal and external resources to accomplish organizational objectives.




  • In conjunction with the Manager of Commodity Logistics, coordinates vessel arrivals with dock managers, agents, brokers, and customs officials and resolve issues; provides professional guidance regarding effective use of equipment
  • Review and approve all documentation from shippers at load in a timely manner
  • Monitors and maintains schedules related to vessels, labor and equipment maintenance; disseminates information to the appropriate parties
  • Identifies daily trends and results to categorize deficiencies and plan for potential improvements
  • In conjunction with the Manager of Commodity Logistics, coordinates and ensures proper and complete offloading of sugar cargoes based on a prearranged discharge plan(s)
  • Plans for proper labor coverage for scale, belt and silo operations in conjunction with the Process Manager
  • Conducts regular reviews and updates of logistics schedules; prepares daily operations reports and documentation
  • Completes business related special and ad-hoc projects/project components. Contributes to the definition of project purpose, scope, deliverables, timelines, and communicates regularly on project status.
  • Documents resolutions to repetitive issues; reduces the number of incidents by referencing prior troubleshooting methods
  • Monitors and oversees Discharge Plan(s); reviews with dock managers prior to and after each discharge; identifies deficits and adjusts plan accordingly
  • Monitors and oversees Storage Plan(s); ensures all pertinent vessel information is communicated to the Process Manager; checks that storage plan(s) are followed
  • Manages Louisiana refinery and corresponding outside warehouses; direct contact with shippers, truckers, outside warehouses and dock manager
  • Oversees monthly sustainability reporting
  • Direct liaison with the accounting group; vessel payments, contract applications, inventory movements
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • 5-7 years of relevant work experience, preferably in logistics
  • Proven ability to analyze information and perform root cause analysis
  • Ability to utilize ITAS reporting and analyze results
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality of proprietary business information at all times
  • Proven ability to effectively manage time, including the ability to prioritize, work within assigned deadlines, and work independently or collaboratively to accomplish organizational objectives
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and projects while maintaining quality & accuracy standards
  • Proven ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word, and Outlook at an Intermediate Level or higher
  • Proven ability to perform Microsoft Excel- Pivot Tables, V- lookup,  Formulas, Macros, Data Analysis
  • Proven ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing
  • Bi-lingual capability is a plus (English/Spanish or English/Portuguese)



  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Finance, Mathematics, Agricultural Science, Agri-Business, Economics, or related field



  • Analytical Thinking & Decision Making – Identifies and understands trends and/or issues; connects data points through analysis to arrive at a logical conclusion.
  • Business & Financial Acumen – Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the financial, accounting, marketing and operational functions of our organization; interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better corporate decisions.
  • Effective Communication – Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner by tailoring one's message to fit the interests and needs of the audience.
  • Customer Orientation – Keeps internal and/or external customer(s) in mind at all times.  Strives to proactively address customer concerns and needs.  Assists business partners and customers to achieve their work goals via application of their own skills and knowledge; strives to provide consistent customer satisfaction.
  • Establishes Trust – Gaining the confidence and faith of others by actions and words that promote being honest, forthcoming, integrious and vulnerable.
  • Problem-Solving – Anticipates, evaluates, diagnoses, and resolves problems in a systematic and fact-based manner.
  • Results Orientation & Accountability – Takes accountability, identifies, executes and drives actions to consistently achieve desired results.
  • Teamwork & Collaboration – Creates a climate that fosters commitment to a common vision and shared values that promote cooperation and working together through trust and support of others.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility – Maintaining effectiveness in varying environments and with different tasks, responsibilities and people.
  • Continuous Improvement – Establishes methods and utilizes specialized techniques to monitor and improve performance of systems and processes.
  • Self-Development – Seeks feedback on one’s strengths and weaknesses and initiates activities to increase or enhance their knowledge, skills, and proficiency in order to perform more effectively or enhance their career.



  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time (primarily domestic and some international)



  • West Palm Beach, FL



We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. 

Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami