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Date posted:  Jan 13, 2021

Tampa, FL, US

Job Function:  Supply chain
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  5661

Specialty Products Warehouse Specialist

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

The Specialty Products Warehouse Specialist will lead all aspects of 3rd Party Terminal Operations where specialty products are stored.  The position holder will provide oversight of activities and maintain proper HES/Quality procedures to meet needs of the business.  The Specialty Products Warehouse Specialist will also integrate management practices of Facilities with Supply Chain and Sales and Marketing to ensure continuing operations.


  • Lead all aspects of 3rd Party Terminal Operations where YaraVita products are stored in an integrated fashion to deliver high quality products in a timely, efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Create operational excellence by defining, implementing and refining processes and procedures to meet operational and Health, Environmental, Safety and Quality goals.
  • Develop scorecards for key facilities, assess performance, meet and report with each terminal quarterly to review assessments, develop and implement improvement actions.
  • Take responsibility for Quality oversight at each facility, defining proper methods of handling cargo, training personnel, developing consistent ways to measure and scorecard each site and finding alternatives for off spec material.
  • Develop, maintain and actively manage relationships with facilities, oversee negotiation strategy and tactics.
  • Investigate and evaluate alternative terminal solutions and new distribution opportunities.
  • Manage all aspects of Packaging Requirements to meet regulatory and business obligations. 
  • Work in an integrated fashion with Supply Chain and Sales and Marketing to meet business requirements and drive continuous improvement.
  • Drive improved reporting and inventory management to meet quality and fiscal requirements of the organization. 
  • Work directly with YaraVita Application Specialists to develop and train warehouses for the proper storage and handling of the YaraVita products.


  • BS Degree in Agriculture, Supply Chain, Business Administration or related field
  • 7 years of proven track records driving terminal operations
  • Experience in management relationship with 3rd party facilities
  • Knowledge of Terminal and Warehouse operations. 
  • Certifications 5S/Lean desirable
  • Demonstrated negotiation, influencing, and advising skills
  • Strong stakeholder relationship skills
  • Process and safety orientation
  • Proven leadership and teamwork skills
  • Deep operational risk knowledge
  • Project management experience
  • Good business acumen

Additional Information

  • Must be an American citizen or lawful permanent resident

Knowledge Grows

Yara North America encourages and supports career growth and development, ensuring that you will come for a job but stay for a career.

Total Rewards

Yara North America offers our employees a well-rounded Total Rewards package with competitive health care, life insurance, 401(k), and well-being benefits which include tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and paid maternity and paternity leave.

Contact Details

Bernadette Di Piazza, HR Specialist
Email:  bernadette.dipiazza@yara.com

Apply No Later Than

January 27, 2021

Knowledge Grows Through Differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) as one of our top 7 strategic actions and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 

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