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DATE ADDED: Tue 25/09/2018

Fleet Dispatcher (1St Shift)

Louisville, USA
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COMPANY: PREMIER PACKAGING

Job Description

Position: Fleet Dispatcher

Location: Louisville, KY

 

We are not just a box company. Premier Packaging is a fast growing, forward thinking provider for all packaging needs. From corrugated, warehouse solutions, design & engineering to packaging supplies.

 

This position reports to the Warehouse Manager. The tasks listed below describe the major responsibilities of the position but should not be considered conclusive. All handbook principles apply concerning personal conduct and other company mandates. This position requires time management, space assessment skills, organization, ability to multi-task, verbal and written communication skills, basic match, computer literacy, asset utilization skills, organizational product knowledge, general knowledge of DOT compliance, customer geography, and an understanding of cross department functions.

Essential Functions:

  • The Dispatcher oversees 15 CDL drivers.
  • Participates in the driver interview process and evaluation process.
  • Serves as a driver trainer for new hires as it relates to work instructions, SOPs, routes, customer locations, and business practices.
  • Makes recommendations on the qualifications or disqualifications of drivers.
  • Reports all accidents and traffic violations to both the Shipping Manager and Distribution Manager.
  • Coordinates required drug screening.
  • The Dispatcher is also required to sometimes personally make deliveries to meet business demands.
  • Receives approved dispatch sheets from the Shipping Manager.
  • Receives approved bill of ladings from Warehouse Supervisors.
  • Aligns the day’s freight with available drivers. Dispatches individual drivers with assigned loads, routes, bill of ladings, and timelines.
  • Tracks individual driver hours available and log book activity.
  • Ensures all fleet equipment and manpower is operating within the law.
  • Ensures all drivers within the fleet are current with licenses and physical requirements.
  • Accounts for all personnel on vacation, medical leave, or other absences.
  • Coordinates equipment repair, scheduled maintenance, and recovery operations.
  • Upon a drivers return from a scheduled delivery the Dispatcher takes custody of the signed bill of lading, verifies presence of customer signature, and checks for discrepancies.
  • Posts all bills of lading meeting the requirements and forwards all discrepant bills of lading to the Shipping Manager.
  • Participates fully in quality control, corrective actions, and company or departmental training.
  • Follows all safety rules, policies, procedures, and work instructions.
  • Serves as a backup in other positions determined by the Shipping Manager.

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED required; Some college preferred
  • 3-5 years previous experience in an industrial environment; and as a dispatcher
  • Work Schedule will be Monday thru Friday, (7am - 3pm)

 

Company Description
We are not just a box company. Premier Packaging is a fast growing, forward thinking provider for all packaging needs. From corrugated, warehouse solutions, design & engineering to packaging supplies.


Role: Fleet Dispatcher (1st Shift)
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Location: Louisville,

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