Genesis Alkali, LLC

  • Sr. Supply Chain Analyst / Manager

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Supply Chain
  • Overview

    Genesis Alkali is the world's largest producer of natural soda ash, offering a secure, reliable and diverse range of high-quality product choices. Alkali mines and processes trona ore and manufactures soda ash that is used in the production of glass, detergents, chemical manufacturing, pulp and paper production, and water treatment. It also produces sodium bicarbonate and other chemical compounds used in common industrial, agricultural, and household applications. Our main Alkali operations are in Green River, Wyoming, home of the world's largest trona ore deposit, with a corporate office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Genesis Alkali, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genesis Energy, L.P., (NYSE: GEL). Genesis Energy is a growth-oriented master limited partnership headquartered in Houston, Texas.  Through four divisions: offshore pipeline transportation, sodium minerals and sulfur services, marine transportation and onshore facilities and transportation, we provide an integrated suite of services to refineries, oil producers, and industrial and commercial enterprises. For more information visit or


    Why Join Genesis Alkali?

    • Highly competitive salary commensurate with experience
    • Medical, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance, Vision, Flexible Spending (Medical and Dependent Care) and Health Savings Accounts, and Pre-paid Legal, beginning first day of employment; company funds a portion of HSA
    • 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan – Company makes Safe Harbor matching contributions (fully vested) of 100% up to the first 5% of eligible pay you contribute; additionally, Company makes discretionary contributions (three year vesting) of 5% of eligible pay, for a total of 10% Company contributions
    • Tuition reimbursement program covering 100% of approved courses based on academic performance
    • Transit benefit plan through Wage Works (Philadelphia)
    • Numerous company discounts


    Posting Title: Sr. Supply Chain Analyst

    Internal Title: Sr. Supply Chain Analyst, Packaged Material OR Bulk Material Manager
    Location:Philadelphia, PA

    Pay Grade(s): 18-20 (depending on education and experience)

    Position Summary:

    The position will develop and hone multi-modal distribution skills in the areas of relationship and contract management, customer service, and cost systems management by managing inventories at multiple trans-load operations and assisting in the development and execution of multi modal distribution and logistics strategies.
    The candidate must be a well-disciplined, analytical, and creative person able to manage multiple priorities and drive service enhancements cost savings that will benefit the company and customers. The individual must have strong learning skills as well as be team oriented to quickly learn and understand all aspects of the business and to create “win-win” scenarios.


    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Relationship & Contract Management
      • Negotiate contracts including (but not limited to): External warehousing, external packaging, ocean freight, intermodal, and dry van tucking or transload (rail to truck and truck to rail), bulk trucking, bulk storage, and logistic service agreement
      • Manage day to day activities including: inventory management, packaging scheduling, trucking, ocean freight shipments and strategies to support commercial needs
    • Distribution and Logistics Strategies
      • Manage inventories at multiple trans-load locations, warehouses and external packaging operations.
      • Assist with the execution of short-term and long-term strategies to achieve business objectives.
      • Manage movement of goods to trans-load facilities, warehouse, external packaging and ports
        • Arrange appropriate transportation mode
        • Inspect facilities/establish new terminals as required
        • Handle service issues
        • Manage inventory
    • Cost and Systems Management
      • Manage and forecast costs for freight, and assessorial charges associated with trans-loader, warehouse and packagers
      • Audit and approve invoices for services at trans-loaders, warehouses and external packagers
      • Audit and process ship invoices, surveyor invoices, and stevedore invoices
      • Helps solve system problems relative to freight and logistics in INTELLITRANS and RATEMAKER.
      • Calculate and communicate the monthly truck fuel surcharge allowance to Sales & Marketing, RATEMAKER, and CASS.
    • Customer Support
      • Support ASR’s and OFM’s for invoicing, rating, and freight-related issues.
      • Provide timely quotes of distribution expenses for potential customers.
      • Assist as needed to problem-solve truck issues
      • Assist as needed to problem-solve shipping issues
      • Problem-solve escalated issues as required at trans-loaders, packagers, and warehouses
      • Work with railroads and external resources to reduce overload railcars
    • Other duties as assigned



    Required Skills and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college or university in Supply chain or related field
    • 3+ years of relevant supply chain logistics experience
    • Intermediate Microsoft Office Skills
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Proven problem solving skills
    • Demonstrated ability to build and manage relatipnships
    • Cost management experience - managing, forecasting and benchmarking
    • Proven analytical experience
    • Strong learning agility
    • Basic/Intermediate/Advanced/Expert MS Office skills

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    • 5-10 years of relevant supply chain logistics experience
    • Demonstrated success in negotiating contracts
    • Supply chain software experience. Specifically:
      • Ratemaker
      • IntelliTrans
      • CASS


    Genesis Alkali is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or citizenship.

    For Philadelphia Positions only: Philadelphia positions are subject to the Fair Change Hiring Law. Click Here to learn more about the ordinance.


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