Dispatch/Office Help

Industry

Admin and Secretarial

Advert ID

USA_531438

Location

Wright City

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD12.00-14.00/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

O'Fallon, MO - (USA) 8644 Mexico Road MO O'Fallon , MO 63366 Phone : 636-240-1142

ContactNumber

636-240-1142

Job Description

Summary: Responsible for the execution of all plant activities related to freight, including production scheduling, dispatching trucks, negotiating freight rates with contract carriers.



Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordinates Scotts and Growing Media freight ensuring maximum efficiency as well as timely deliveries

Negotiates freight rates with contract carriers

Maintains and processes all necessary records and paperwork to ensure that private fleet, as well as contract carriers, are in compliance with state, federal and local regulations.

Confirms and/or processes orders and bills of lading

Advises customers on delivery scheduling and order problems; develops production schedules in conjunction with Production Supervisor; works with production personnel and other Growing Media Plants to coordinate shipments; responds to inquiries from customers, truck drivers, corporate personnel, etc

Will also be asked to cross train and fill in the general office duties such as scale operation, AP fill in, production entry fill in, inventory posting fill in or other general tasks as needed

Performs special projects and other office duties as requested



Education/Experience:

High School Diploma or GED

2 years experience in a traffic or freight-related field

Previous experience dispatching trucks - preferred



Skills and Competencies

Knowledge of state, local and federal DOT regulations

Knowledge of office procedures-

Good verbal and written communication skills

Strong leadership skills are required

Ability to manage multiple priorities and be detail-oriented

Good customer service orientation

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers and calculate percentages

Good computer skills; Microsoft Excel - preferred