Dispatcher

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Employer
Location
Aurora, IL, United States
Posted
Mar 22, 2017
Closes
May 01, 2017
Ref
17002227
Contract Type
Full Time

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Operational:

·         Maintains the daily communications to all effected parties (Nestle, Vendors, Customers, etc).  Represents a critical “face” to these same groups and will maintain a proper professional approach in all interactions (face to face; phone, e-mail, meetings, etc.)

·         Responsible for budgets and service for assigned lanes and facilities.  Align with Managements budget and service goals.  Demonstrate process improvement with their manager.

·         Supports company blueprint, initiatives, and processes.

·         Builds strong working relationships with internal and external customers.  This includes the Customer, Carrier, Supply Chain and Shared Services.

·         Dispatch Company assets & O/Operators to optimize Utilization and Capacity to help terminal achieve targeted financial & operational goals

·         Work with the Load Control Center Manager and associated load planners to ensure capacity & service.       

·         In conjunction with the Terminal Manager, analyze transportation costs, fleet equipment availability and service levels to ensure best value options are being implemented

·         Collaborate with and across fleet terminals to ensure that operational synergies are being achieved

·         Monitor On Time Performance to meet or exceed stated Goal

·         Secure incremental volume through third party logistics (to include backhauls) to increase operational efficiency, reduce empty miles,  while supporting asset utilization and increasing terminal revenue

·         Manage & Enforce DOT Compliance, work with Compliance Officer when needed

·         Support safety programs & implement/devise initiatives to ensure OSHA & accident frequency targets are achieved.

·         Successfully manage & develop drivers & Owner Operators to ensure goal alignment, communicate change effectively and develop an ongoing culture of performance excellence


REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

 

High School Diploma, with a college education preferred.

Requires a professional approach to internal and external customers and\\or vendors.

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

Transportation and\\or logistics experience preferred.   Dispatching experiences a plus.

Experience in and tactical, and fast paced environment a plus.

Experience in a Customer Service, high communications positions a plus.

 

SKILLS:

Transportation systems knowledge is preferred.

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Analytical, decision making skills and good judgment is required.

Strong interpersonal skills a must.

Must be able to manage the multi-tasking, priority shifting stress of an operational environment.

Must be able to function in a team environment

Must be computer literate in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Outlook Programs

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