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Dispatch Manager - St George, UT

St George, UT, US, 84790

Western Rock Products

 

Job ID:  348341

 

Western Rock Products, is A CRH Company. Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.   

 

 

Position Overview

This is a skilled position with a primary responsibility to manage Ready Mix Drivers scheduled time off, call in times and payroll.

 

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

 

  • Responsible for Ready Mix Department safety policy implementation, including pre and post incident management.  Safety documentation control and updating policies and communication of those policies.
  • Supervise department with responsibility for all Dispatch employees to include time off, performance reviews, disciplinary actions, hiring or firing, training, empowerment and setting of expectations  
  • Monitor closely and measure all departmental goals and policies as set forth by the company
  • Schedule at least once a quarter, a meeting with all the Dispatch staff to go over issues, problems, or changes within the department. 
  • Build and nurture strong customer confidence in the department and establish good business working relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Encourage sound ordering practices with customers and promote improved service
  • Accommodate the customers’ requests and negotiate acceptable delivery times without losing the order
  • Monitor orders, tracking and scheduling and adjust to maintain service while best utilizing drivers and equipment. 
  • Track the progress of orders at all dispatch areas and direct truck movement between dispatchers as deems necessary to maintaining service in those areas.
  • Schedule all plant and driver safety meetings in coordination with the Driver Supervisor. 
  • Maintain information in the dispatch system that is pertinent to the effective running of the Customer Service operations, and handle all departmental reporting to upper management (Customer Service Report, the Rejected or Lost Load Report, the Lost Order Report, and the Customer Complaint Log) 
  • Direct dispatchers when to close plants because of lack of work and help reschedule orders to other locations. 
  • Direct dispatchers on the handling of rejected loads as to whether they will be dumped or resold and if the customer will be billed for the load. 
  • Direct dispatch personnel to call customers if there are questions on their orders or if service will be late or interrupted. 
  • Be available as a resource after hours for scheduling changes and/or as a customer or plant after hour contact
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

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 ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, etc., and knowledge of current operating systems and office suites
  • Able to work independently with attention to detail
  • Able to create (and work effectively in) a team environment
  • Able to respond to stressful situations and customers in a professional, courteous manner
  • Able to read maps
  • Ability to effectively prioritize assignments to meet long-term and short-term deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to write reports, document findings, and procedures, and to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public
  • Able to work various times during day, night or weekend hours, at various locations

 

Education/Experience

 

Language Skills

  • Able to effectively communicate in verbal and written form to employees, management, executives, and clients
  • Excellent phone etiquette, speaking voice and professional appearance
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos.   

 

 

Reasoning Ability

  • Able to identify, define and resolve problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Able to interpret an extensive variety of instructions in mathematical, written, or oral form
  • Able to deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Able to interpret written and oral instructions, and to read, analyze and interpret, operating & maintenance instructions or regulations

 

 

Computer Skills

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to type and use keyboards accurately and have knowledge of Database software.  
  • Should be comfortable using Windows Operating system. Microsoft Office apps such as Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

 

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Valid Driver’s License

 

 

Key Competencies

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional employee situations; Responds promptly to employee needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Judgment - Exhibit’s sound and accurate judgment.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Change’s approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

 

 

Physical Demands

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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 signal and handle equipment.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 

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 Americas 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 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.

 

CRH Americas 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 Americas family!

 

Western Rock Products is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Nov 23, 2021


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