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Dispatcher/Customer Service Representative - RiverBend Materials (Salem, OR)

Salem, OR, US, 97302

River Bend Materials

 

 

Job ID:  427999

 

RiverBend Materials, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion.  We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies.  For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services.   We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.  

 

Position Overview

Whether you’re looking for an opportunity to break into the construction industry, or looking for the next step in your career, our team can provide you with a fun and challenging opportunity to grow with an industry leader. In this role, you’ll take incoming calls, receive orders, schedule daily deliveries and address customer issues as they arise. You’ll work with a team to provide top-tier customer service, playing an integral part as we work together to build our communities. We work hard, and we have fun doing it!

 

If you’re someone that takes pride in your customer service skills, enjoys finding creative solutions to customer requests, and thrives in a fast-paced environment, you’ll feel right at home here with our family. Limited experience? No worries! We’ll assist with training to provide you with the skills you need to be successful. If you’ve got the drive, we’ll help you to reach your goals.

 

Wage: DOE w/ potential for overtime

 

Company Benefits:

  • Family Culture – We treat our team like family
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401k with 5% company match & profit sharing
  • Potential for Overtime
  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Training Provided
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program - We'll assist with continuing education that aligns with your career goals
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Earn More with our Employee Referral Program
  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more!
  • Opportunities for Community Engagement

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Intake and verify orders via centralized call center with high call volumes
  • Maintain a pleasant and accommodating demeanor over the phone and always demonstrate positive and professional attitude with customers, drivers, dispatchers, salesmen etc.
  • Aggressively seek timely solutions to developing problems while fostering lasting business relationships with our customers
  • Develop a positive rapport with Ready Mix Drivers, Team members and the customers
  • Schedule, dispatch and control the appropriate level of drivers required to satisfy customer demand while maintaining safety and efficiency goals established by the company
  • Must be able to navigate various GPS systems. Needs to be familiar with our local delivery areas and must be able to assist drivers in finding jobsites.
  • Must be able to work overtime and varying shift including early mornings, late afternoons and Saturdays
  • Record accurate deliver and product information on order, negotiates delivery times with customers
  • Attention to detail is imperative to accurately record delivery and product information into command dispatch system with ability to negotiate delivery times with customers
  • Must be able to perform in high call volume situations while multitasking with plants, team members in the office while sitting for long periods of time.
  • Regular and timely attendance.
  • Other tasks as assigned to meet business needs.
  • Participate in and promote an inclusive work environment.

 

Qualifications

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

 

Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • One to two years related experience in call center or customer service position.
  • Trucking related industry experience preferred.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Must be will to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Manual of Safety Practices and Procedures.
  • Strict adherence to Company policies and procedures as outlined in Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in an team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Demonstrates ability to multi-task and prioritize workloads in a fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively with all departments and customers on the phone and in person.
  • Detailed-oriented and thorough in all duties and be able to work extended hours when needed.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Windows applications, ideally having exceptional typing skills.
  • Excellent organizational, customer service and telephone skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with high attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well in a high stress environment.
  • Ability to perform well in a small team environment.
  • Ability to deal with problems as the arise in a professional and courteous manner
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) - Ability to speak, read and write fluently a plus, but not required.
  • Must pass pre-employment controlled substance testing.

 

Work Environment

  • Office setting
  • This position is a largely sedentary; however, caution needs to be taken when lifting files, boxes, opening file cabinet drawers
  • To avoid injuries to hands, back, and neck, proper ergonomics should be maintained while working at desk/workstation
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

 

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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

 

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

 

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 official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

 

RiverBend Materials, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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

 

 

 

Date Posted:  Aug 6, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Salem

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