Dispatcher

Industry

Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

Advert ID

USA_511270

Location

Austin

Job Type

Permanent

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD18.00-18.75/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Albert Lea, MN - (USA) Northbridge Mall 2564 Bridge Ave MN Albert Lea , MN 56007

ContactNumber

507-377-7410

Job Description

Manpower is currently recruiting for a Dispatcher to work in the Logisitics department at the Hormel Corporate Office in Austin, MN.



RESPONSIBILITIES:



* Produces a shipping schedule based upon the orders received each day.

* Analyzes order quantity, destination, weight, delivery date and product type to determine what consolidations and efficiencies can be realized. Customized transportation systems are used to identify eligible carriers.

* Selects carriers based upon cost, service reliability, equipment availability and past performance history. Cost, service reliability and customer satisfaction are some of the metrics used to measure performance for this position.

* Is responsible for resolving all issues related to the scheduled deliveries.

* Is willing to work overtime when required.



QUALIFICATIONS:



Required

* Demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills: ability to communicate with clarity and diplomacy with time sensitive/challenging issues.

* Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel.

* Proven ability to initiate appropriate action independently.

* Proven ability to multitask with a high degree of accuracy.



Preferred

* JDA Transportation Management System (TMS) or alternate TMS experience, and or motor carrier dispatch experience.

* Proficiency in order processing systems.

* Strong organizational skills.

* Experience with mainframe system.

Ability to learn and use custom computer programs.