Share this Job

Dispatcher/Batchperson - Norfolk, NE

Norfolk, NE, US, 68701

Gerhold Concrete Company, Inc.

 

 

Job ID:  434939


Founded 150 years ago by a Civil War veteran and pioneer, Gerhold Concrete Company, Inc., A CRH Company, is a major regional supplier of concrete and building materials with 15 locations across Nebraska and Iowa, serving areas in central and northeastern Nebraska, southeastern South Dakota, and western Iowa. 

 

Position Overview


This is a skilled position requiring the individual to effectively schedule and dispatch material orders from customers.  This position requires speaking with customers on the phone, making good customer relations skills essential and requires a basic knowledge of the construction industry.  On an as needed basis, the role will fill in as a batchperson.   


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

 

Dispatcher

  • 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 and get their order out on time
  • Inspect all shipping department equipment to ensure 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
  • 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

 

Batchperson

 

  • Coordinates the opening and closing of plant facilities according to established company procedures and guidelines.
  • Operates batch console to make ready mix concrete according to customer and company specifications.
  • Maintain inventory to meet production demands and customer’s needs.
  • Performs required tests on materials to ensure compliance with stated specifications.
  • Communicates with dispatch and support departments in a timely manner to identify and resolve questions/issues which might impact customer service.
  • Ensures the efficient and safe use of personnel to complete all required tasks.
  • Assist plant manager with supervising and managing plant production employees in the most cost effective manner while adhering to all applicable company policies and procedures
  • Assist plant manager with administrative reporting
  • Operates plant equipment on the plant site as needed.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 


Education/Experience

  • Knowledge of the concrete construction industry or desire to learn about this amazing industry
  • 1-2 years related field experience is preferred.
  • A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is preferred, but not required

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Ability to operate office equipment, including but not limited to: computers, copiers, 10-key adding machine, printers, fax machines and scanners.
  • Ability to get along well with a diverse staff of employees.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.
  • Ability to fluently speak and write the English language.
  • Ability to work independently without constant supervision.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiple and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ration, percent, land to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to type and use keyboards accurately and have knowledge of Database software.

 

 
Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

 

 

 

About CRH

 

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

 

CRH 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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

 

Gerhold Concrete Company Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

Date Posted:  Jul 25, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Sioux City

Job Segment: Construction, Machinist, Plant, Plant Manager, Dispatcher, Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations