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Dispatcher/Yard Foreman - Avon, CT

Location:  Avon, CT, US, 06001
Company:  Oldcastle Precast

 

Job ID:  123850

Non-Exempt

 

Oldcastle Precast is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Precast is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.

 

 

Job Summary
 

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

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Inspect all loads as a last and final check
  • Assist the Transportation Manager in performing all tasks necessary to ensure that all vehicles and drivers are safe and in compliance with all legal and regulatory agencies
  • Verify specials
  • Receive / verify incoming materials for facility
  • Serve as the will call expediter
  • Maintain the yard in an orderly fashion
  • Work closely with the production to team to determine items ready for delivery
  • Coordinate daily delivery schedules based on sale’s request for product and product availability
  • Other duties may be assigned 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/Skills

 

  • High school diploma / equivalent
  • Must have experience in the field or a related area, at least 3 years is preferred
  • Must have forklift experience
  • Computer skills such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to work under limited supervision
  • Occasional overtime is required

 

Physical Requirements

 

  • Lifting may be required with assistance provided if needed

 

 

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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Oldcastle Precast is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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