Dispatch/Scheduler

Timberland Home Center Inc

Job Details
Full-timeEstimated: $40,000 – $55,000 a year1 day ago
Benefits
  • Health savings account
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • 401(k) matching
Qualifications
  • Dispatching
  • Transportation management systems
  • Logistics
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Associate’s degree
Full Job Description

Purpose

The Dispatch/Scheduler position monitors the movement of goods and schedules truck drivers to appropriate locations. This position is the point person for multiple truck drivers in the field.

Prior experience in Dispatch or logistics is needed.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Receives and transmits information regarding goods deliveries
  • Monitors the movement of goods using a transport management system
  • Plans routes and accommodates route changes as needed
  • Relays information and messages to proper personnel as needed
  • Oversee the operations to make sure things are running on time
  • Proactively solve issues with drivers, routes, and supervisors
  • Prepares dispatch documents
  • Ensure Health & Safety regulations are met
  • Keep track of transportation regulations and laws to ensure that drivers comply
  • Review driver’s logs, calls, and arrival times
  • Monitor truck repairs, maintenance schedules and truck breakdowns on jobsites/while in transport
  • Set up monthly driver meetings
  • Coordinating and managing the most efficient loads to remain cost effective as a Company
  • Check outbound and inbound loads for correctness
  • Invoicing components
  • Print floor and roof truss stacking reports
  • Daily inventory count of truss hangers and turn into P.M.
  • Assist HR team with training of new hires, workers comp reporting & employee issues
  • Conduct performance reviews for drivers
  • Track and submit working hours for employee for payroll

Requirements/ Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or associate degree in transportation helpful
  • 2-3 years’ experience as truck dispatcher
  • Experience with Transportation Management Software a plus
  • Attention to detail and highly organized
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and via text/email

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Brazil, IN 47834: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Familiarity with Department of Transportation regulations?

Experience:

  • Logistics: 1 year (Required)
  • Transportation management systems: 1 year (Required)
  • Dispatching: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location

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