Trucking Dispatcher - East Mississippi Job at APAC - Mississippi, Columbus, MS

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  • APAC - Mississippi
  • Columbus, MS

Job Description

APAC Mississippi, Inc., a CRH company, is a great place to work! CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. We have great employees that have been with us many years – and hope that that track record of longevity shows the pride we take in being one of the best places to work in Mississippi!  Come join our team – where you will receive vacation, retirement and many other great benefits!

Position Overview

The Dispatcher performs functions relating to the fulfillment of orders placed by internal customers including but not limited to receiving orders, quoting material and transportation rates, scheduling plants, coordinating and scheduling haul vendors.  The Dispatcher must have an exceptional relationship with all key stakeholders including customers, haul vendors, pit/plant managers, and logistics management. The Dispatcher needs to be familiar with the delivery area.  Dispatcher needs to be familiar with different truck capabilities, plant loading capacities, and what products are available at the various plants by utilizing sourcing procedures and documents.  Physical office location may be adjusted for well qualified candidate . 

Key Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Functions

  • Exceptional communication with customers and vendors in a professional manner.
  • Consistent and detailed entry of customer orders in timely and professional manner
  • Liaison between key stakeholders fostering consistent teamwork (Sales, Operations, Transportation, QC and Haulers)
  • Create and maintain a schedule of orders, haulers, and pits/plants to Track and Analyze customer demands with plant and hauler capacities.
  • Utilize hired haulers by building and maintaining an exceptional business relationship.
    • Truck Availability
    • Short Term/Long Term commitments to long term jobs
    • Manage and document performance
    • Incident/Accident Notification and Documentation of Event. 
  • Must be aware of special jobsite conditions that require specific trucks, spacing, etc. 
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required. 

Marginal Duties

  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Education/Experience

Required

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. 

Preferred

  • AA degree or college level experience preferred. 
    • 2+ years working in a call center / truck broker environment preferred.

What CRH Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

APAC Mississippi, Inc., a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this  link . 

Job Tags

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