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Dispatch Manager - Bonner Springs, KS

Bonner Springs, KS, US, 66012

Oldcastle APG
APG Central

 

Job ID:  360199

 

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading global supplier of building and landscaping products. Its product portfolio includes hardscapes and masonry, packaged cement mixes, lawn and garden materials, and composite decking sold through a variety of channels for residential and commercial use. Oldcastle APG is the leading producer of hardscapes in North America and Europe and the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands: Belgard hardscapes, Echelon masonry, Sakrete bagged dry mixes, and MoistureShield composite decking. With over 260 operating locations and approximately 8,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 7 countries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

 

This position is responsible for overseeing and managing the dispatch/transportation process working with the logistics staff and company locations to assure all deliveries are done accurately and timely.  This position will also be responsible for reviewing current transportation procedures and analyzing freight costs.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Maintain and review master dispatch/delivery schedule
  • Supervise and evaluate all dispatch operations, assigned personnel and company drivers
  • Hire and discipline company drivers
  • Perform daily logistics planning for all locations
  • Ensure drivers hours are within DOT regulations
  • Ensure adequate staffing and scheduling of dispatchers and drivers
  • Ensure select carriers are responding to the daily customer service requirements
  • Oversee processing of pick lists and ship tickets
  • Communicate with sales force and customers on delivery changes or challenges
  • Manage and analyze the cost of transportation expenses
  • Implement company policy programs and understand Government rules and regulations
  • Coordinate multiple destination loads in a timely manner
  • Oversee load planning process working with our transportation management system
  • Investigate billing/ticketing issues for Accounting department
  • Keep current with changes in fuel surcharges
  • Coordinate repairs and safety issues with fleet manager
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed.

 

Requirements

 

  • GED or equivalent in related experience, training and education.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Management experience
  • A solid understanding of industry regulations
  • 3+ years’ experience in dispatch operations
  • Strong negotiation skills, analytical and problem solving ability
  • Good time management skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Basic knowledge of accounting, purchasing, sales, marketing, or related field
  • Strong organizational, communication and people skills

 

 Physical Environment

 

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. from ground level
  • Endure intermittent climbing, bending, stooping, twisting, reaching, pushing and pulling
  • Walking, sitting and standing for long periods of time

 

What CRH Offers You

 

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

 

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, 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 CRH family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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

 

 

 

Date Posted:  Jan 7, 2022


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