NewMarket Services

Logistics Coordinator

Location US-IL-Sauget


This position ensures that delivery equipment is available on time to meet customer needs and that required SAP data is entered timely and accurately. It also processes and tracks sample requests for the plant. This position typically works under direct supervision. This position is working middle shift hours. 


  • Monitor orders for bulk shipments from the plant, coordinate with carriers to arrange equipment for shipment, and develop schedule times with operations to have equipment onsite at appropriate time.
  • Communicate handling instructions as necessary, request labels and consult with operating units and dispatchers to arrange for truck deliveries between Afton and warehouse, terminal and customers.
  • Review SAP and email communication on changes to demand/schedule and make proper communications to interested parties to avoid undue downtime and costs.
  • Ensure documentation and general record keeping is completed timely and accurately.
  • Maintain (in SAP) inventory record for all products that accurately reflect material to material transfers and shipped.
  • Coordinate samples requests from customer, Research and Development, and tollers through the plant to guarantee on time delivery of goods.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 0-2 years relevant work experience
  • Ability to work middle shift


  • BS/BA degree (logistics, accounting/finance, business administration or related field)
  • Inventory and/or transportation experience
  • Some experience using SAP


  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of inventory management and supply planning
  • Demonstrate familiarity with warehousing and distribution site practices and procedures
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
  • Able to cope with multiple work interruptions and maintain focus on details
  • Able to handle multiple tasks concurrently
  • Able to organize and prioritize work effectively, develop appropriate time lines, and work to deadlines
  • Demonstrate adequate computer literacy with regard to Afton's routine computer applications
  • Demonstrate initiative and able to work with only moderate direct supervision
  • Able to function effectively in a team oriented environment
  • Demonstrate the ability to think through problem situations and develop reasonable resolution
  • Able to interact effectively with all levels of personnel internally and externally


  • Accurate -Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Ambition - The drive to achieve personal advancement.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Conceptual Thinking - Ability to think in terms of abstract ideas.
  • Enthusiastic - Ability to bring energy to the performance of a task.
  • Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
  • Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
  • Responsible Care; EHS Management-Employ equipment, practices, and procedures which promote a healthy, safe, and secure work environment.


Afton Chemical supports global operations through its corporate headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, and operates globally through local offices, research facilities and manufacturing plants strategically located throughout the world.


We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching contributions, pension, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and a casual working environment.


Equal Opportunity Employer


An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual’s race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.



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