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Dispatcher - Amherst Junction, WI

Location:  Amherst Junction, WI, US, 54407
Company:  Oldcastle Architectural

 


Job ID:  125430

 

Oldcastle Lawn & Garden, a division of Oldcastle, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities.  We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners.

 

Summary

 

This position is responsible for the dispatch function, coordinating with sales department, shipping, receiving, customer, delivery truck services and the logistics operations.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
 

  • Prepare invoices, delivery tickets and related shipping documents 
  • Plan effective delivery routes and assign drivers for scheduled deliveries
  • Work closely with customer service to understand the product availability and logistic issues of specific projects
  • Take orders from customers, process, and get material out for delivery in a timely manner
  • Inspect all shipping department equipment to insure that they are in working order
  • Check and review all orders assigned before they are shipped against delivery tickets
  • Coordinate deliveries with company truck drivers and external trucking companies to ensure timely delivery of materials to customers
  • Work closely with independent truck drivers to ensure pick-up and delivery times, load weight compliance and secure loads
  • Prepare and review loading/unloading, daily shipping reports and delivery logs
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Submit daily invoicing to A/P once deliveries are dispatched
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed

 

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.

 

Requirements / Education / Experience

 

  • High school diploma or GED, or equivalent experience in related function
  • At least 1-year of related experience
  • Computer skills in: Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent Mathematical and communication skills
  • Knowledge of CRT equipment

 

Physical Environment

 

  • Endure intermittent climbing, bending, stooping, twisting, reaching, pushing and pulling
  • Walking and standing for long periods of time

 

What Oldcastle Offers You

 

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

 

About Oldcastle

 

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

 

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Lawn and Garden is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

Lawn and Garden is part of the Oldcastlecareers™ network.

 


Nearest Major Market: Wausau

Job Segment: Transportation, Dispatcher, Temporary, Shipping and Receiving, Operations, Contract

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