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Dispatcher in Weatherford Area in Millsap, TX at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

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Job Description


Our client, a growing Transportation Company in Weatherford, TX has an immediate Direct Hire opportunity for an experienced Dispatcher! The Dispatcher will manage the orders, and coordinate drivers in their territories. The Dispatcher will receive orders, assemble logistics plan, schedule delivery of materials, and solicit new business. Dispatcher will ensure that correct products and quantities are delivered in a timely manner. Dispatcher will maintain records of daily production of orders and process accounts payable and accounts receivable.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and actively manage the ever-changing daily logistics plan for assigned territory and/or region.
  • Manage all logistics and material orders to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Procure sufficient carriers to fulfill all delivery obligations.
  • Sustain appropriate levels of customer contact to ensure exceptional service levels.
  • Preserve proper levels of communication with order management group, sales and operations manager.
  • Prepare and maintain delivery data, reports, and records of daily production orders.
  • Solicit new orders/business that compliments the daily logistics plan.
  • Maintain and improve process efficiencies.
  • Job site visits to interact with customer contacts and carriers.
  • Conduct quarterly reviews with stakeholders.
  • Negotiate rates with carriers and potential sites.
  • Develop annual territory budget.
  • Conduct annual carrier meetings.



Requirements

  • Physical Requirements:
    • Must be able to sit for long periods; be able to use common office tools and technology, such as cell phone, office telephone, calculator, computer, and other electronic devices.
    • Must have a valid driver's license and the ability to drive an automobile on a daily basis; there may be a periodic need to travel by airline.
  • Mental Requirements:
    • The candidate must be self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal direct supervision.
    • Need to be able to work in a stressful, deadline oriented environment that requires thinking and acting quickly and creatively to resolve problems.
    • Memorize and recall detailed information.
    • Communicate effectively with customers and truck drivers
  • Tools and Equipment Used:
    • Computers, calculator, telephones, fax machines, cell phones and automobiles.
  • Bilingual is a PLUS!
  • Education:
    • College degree preferred, high school degree or its equivalent is required.
  • Experience:
    • Three to five years' experience that has included dispatching, customer relations, construction/transportation; administrative or sales experience is required.
  • Skills:
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
    • Ability to manage multiple activities/projects concurrently.
    • Knowledge of: construction materials and processes, weight and measure laws and regulations, truck and transportation requirements and regulations.
    • Scheduling and organizing large numbers of people and equipment efficiently and quickly.
    • Must have skill in using computers to record information and create reports; providing excellent customer service by phone; making basic mathematical computations; reading maps.
    • Demonstrate a dynamic personality and positive attitude with the ability to remain calm and focused in a high stress environment.
    • Ability to interface with all levels of the vendor organizations as well as our customers organizations.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)



APPLY TODAY FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION! Email resumes in Word format to Pam Germany, pgermany@snicompanies.com

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