Transportation Dispatcher in Lenexa, KS at Volt

Date Posted: 9/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist in daily Transportation activities including: ensuring accuracy of load planning for all outbound Commercial shipments in route to customer sites and Lennox Commercial Distribution Centers. Ensuring that the proper supporting documentation and scheduling for all outbound shipments are executed in the best possible manner, including proper system entry scheduler.

•             Support the Lennox Distribution Team Leaders in resolving issues such as late arriving pickups, delays at the gate with loading, changes in carriers or equipment, late deliveries discrepancies in documentation and freight. Provides regular written and verbal reports to local Lennox branch management concerning customer specific issues.

•             Works with local Temporary Labor agencies to fill current opening or any request for additional labor requirements made by the customer.

•             Conducts daily yard management inventory to conform with establish operating procedures and reporting.

•             Recommend measures to improve quality of service, increasing efficiency of department, staff and equipment performance.

•             Continued Carrier sourcing and development following all company compliance.

•             Position requires some Saturday work for Customer quarter end and month end activities.

QUALIFICATIONS

•             High School diploma or GED and three to five years of relevant transportation experience.

•             2+ years of previous supervisory experience is preferred. 

•             Working knowledge of MS Office including Word & Excel.

•             Working Knowledge of TMS or Transportation systems is preferred.

•             Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

•             Demonstrates ability to comply with YLA Core Competencies: Problem Solving & Decision Making, Accountability & Responsibility, Communication, Collaboration & Teamwork, and Customer Focus. 

VOLT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.