Logistics Scheduler

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Regular Full-Time
Travel Required
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At POET, it is our mission to be good stewards of the Earth by converting renewable resources to energy and other valuable goods as effectively as humanly possible. For over thirty years, our drive and passion to change the world has enabled us to become the largest producer and marketer of bioethanol and leader in bio-based products in the world.



Are you a solutions-focused problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced and collaborative work environment? If you have a passion for challenging the status quo and always searching for a better way, then you sound like us!

As a Logistics Scheduler at POET, you will fight to maximize the profitability of the business through outstanding customer service to our business partners. You will have the opportunity to communicate with internal and external customers, forecast inventories/sales, and set up shipments with carriers and internal dispatchers. 


This is an on-site role located in Wichita, KS and is not open to remote locations.



  • Communicating with our customers and production facilities.
  • Projecting inventories/sales, and evaluating the most profitable solution.
  • Setting up shipments with carriers and internal dispatchers.
  • Completing data entry, and maintaining a clean book of business.
  • Being an owner of your business unit, and constantly improving to create the most value



  • Bachelor’s degree or 2+ years’ experience in a corporate transportation/scheduling role
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook)
  • Experience working within Database/CRM Software
  • Willing and able to work outside of regular business hours i.e., evening check ins and overnight on-call coverage.
  • Ability to travel to plants and/or customer locations (less than 10% of the time) 


In order to be considered for the role, please complete the online application and submit a resume at: www.poet.com/careers 




  • High level of personal integrity
  • Entrepreneurial mindset: High level of ownership, accountability, and initiative.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and attention to detail
  • Thrive in environment of collaboration and team work
  • Sense of urgency which drives results coupled with strong organizational skills
  • Interpersonal skills – ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels within/outside the organization
  • Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to embrace and promote change
  • Innovative mindset and desire to constantly improve
  • Ability to think objectively
  • Self-awareness in the face of uncertainty




At POET we believe in developing our team members to their highest potential and recognizing contributions that add value to the organization. Each new team member’s position and compensation are carefully determined by considering their unique qualifications and skillset.



  • Culture is king at POET. We’re all on the same team. We always communicate. And we park our egos at the door. These aren’t just slogans on our walls. It’s the way we do things at POET.
  • POET Biofuels is proud to be the 2022 Winner and 2023 Honoree of Wichita Business Journal's Best Places to Work!
  • We have an open work environment, without offices and plenty of collaborative space. We work better when we're together!
  • We work hard. We play hard. We have frequent team events, from bowling to BBQs to charity activities.
  • We also expect that everyone will maintain a healthy work-life balance. It’s the best way to optimize health, happiness and productivity over the long term.  

Beyond our world-class culture, POET team members enjoy competitive pay and benefits including: 

  • Attractive Relocation Assistance and Bonus Programs for qualifying positions and/or locations
  • Competitive pay, including shift premium pay for qualifying positions
  • Quarterly Profit-Sharing Bonuses, and Bi-Annual Incentive Bonuses
  • Individual and family plans for health, dental, & vision insurance, including a generous employer Health Savings Account contribution
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • A multifaceted wellness program encompassing the whole person – mentally, physically, and spiritually
  • 401K with company match
  • Fitness reimbursements
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Excellent work-life balance with a 'family-first' culture
  • Safety and cold weather gear reimbursements
  • Discounted home and auto insurance


Apply today at www.poet.com/careers and learn more about how we're changing the world!


POET is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). POET complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding hiring and employment. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.


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