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Dispatcher Overnight

Company: United Natural Foods Inc
Location: Montgomery
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

DISCOVER WHAT'S NEXT for your career!

We connect farms to families. And now, you can be a part of that. As a overnight Dispatcher, you matter. You aren't just responsible for driver check-in and inspecting trucks and equipment to ensure on-time departure, you are doing the work that nourishes millions. We are excited about what we do and we want people who can get excited with us. The schedule for this open role is Monday- Friday 7pm-4:30am.

  • Pay starts at $17.50 hourly but commensurate with experience
  • Growth and professional development opportunities.
  • We're committed to listening and responding to feedback.
  • Recognition for great work, company events and picnics, and much more.
  • Full-time employment opportunity.

JOB TITLE: Dispatcher/Transportation Admin 7PM-4:30AM (OVERNIGHT) Monday-Friday

POSITION PURPOSE:

Responsible for driver scheduling and dispatching trucks to ensure on-time departure. Monitors drivers throughout the day and relays information to customer service so they may inform customers of potential late deliveries or problems. Responsible for monitoring hours of service for drivers.

The right candidate will have Transportation experience in dispatch, knowledgeable of DOT rules, hours of service and familiar with the tri-state area NY, CT, NJ. Must be able to work with spreadsheets and have EXCELLENT customer service skills.

EEO / VETERANS / DISABLED

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES:

  • Prepares driver scheduling and updates daily schedules.
  • Creating Driver packages and checking the paperwork upon return.
  • Dispatches trucks and ensures on-time departure.
  • Ensures late truck report and extra Utilization report is prepared.
  • Collaborates with Customer Service for late truck notifications.
  • Prepares and maintains DVCR spreadsheet.
  • Modifies trips and enters paper logs into On Board Computer System.
  • Ensures available hours report is accurate for DOT compliance.
  • Keeps area clean and maintains a safe working environment.
  • Offers support/directions to drivers whenever necessary.
  • Reports

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS:

  • Dispatching functions are completed in accordance with Company standards and procedures including quality standards and safety regulations.
  • Effective communication and coordination exist with Company personnel and with management. Assistance and support are provided as needed.
  • Deadlines are met.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidates with previous dispatcher experience will be considered.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:

  • Understanding of Safety guidelines

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Warehouse/Operations preferred but not required

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Ability to communicate and work well with others.
  • Astute, close attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Familiar with delivery routes and DOT rules and regulations.
  • Understanding of procedures in other areas of the warehouse for a more global understanding of all processes.

Job Type: Full-time

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time

Keywords: United Natural Foods Inc, Danbury , Dispatcher Overnight, Other , Montgomery, Connecticut

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