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Transportation Admin - Earn $18 Per Hour

Company: UNFI
Location: Montgomery
Posted on: May 10, 2022

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 Transportation -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. - -


  • Pay Starting at $18.00/ hr, plus experience -.
  • Growth and professional development opportunities.
  • We're committed to listening and responding to feedback.
  • Full-time employment opportunity, several shifts available.


    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.
    • 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.
    • Offers support/directions to drivers whenever necessary.


      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 trucking -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.


                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: UNFI, Danbury , Transportation Admin - Earn $18 Per Hour, Professions , Montgomery, Connecticut

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