Senior Dispatcher – Ottawa

LocationOttawa
Job CategoryTrades & Technical
SP-ID2662
Position TypeFull Time
Application Deadline December 31, 2021
Experience Required3 years
Job DurationPermanent
Education RequiredHigh School

URGENTLY HIRING  –  SENIOR DISPATCHER  – Start ASAP!

RESPONSIBILITES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
 
• Schedule and dispatch drivers to pick up and deliver loads to and from customers
• Point of contact for drivers to balance driver’s health/safety with customer requirements
• Assist in achieving objectives of pick-up and drop-off (P&D) operations
• Ensure % on-time delivery, stops per hour
• Manage on time performance of deliveries and maintain daily contact with drivers
• Advise the Driver Trainer and/or Driver Management team, of any driver problems impacting the operation (P&D or Dock)
• Plan P&D activities and staffing required to meet objectives, and advise the Driver Trainer of the requirements
• Ensure drivers are aware of all/any unusual delivery/pickup requirements and update TMS System
• Ensure drivers are made aware of all appointment deliveries, cash collects and C.O.D.’s
• Prioritize and assign pickups to drivers to ensure maximum efficiency
• Must be familiar with all P&D routes and any problem areas
• Ensure all appointment freight is brought to the attention of the AM Operations Supervisor
• Ensure all freight is loaded correctly to ensure on time delivery
• Monitor and track all equipment as assigned or moved
• Perform driver checkout as required
• Assist drivers resolve any conflicts in a professional manner
• Ensure all updates in Truck Mate System are done in real time for status of all trucks and trailers
 
MUST HAVE:
 
• Minimum 3 years dispatching trucks in Ottawa area
• Minimum 3 years working in transportation
• Must know routes in Ottawa and surrounding area
• Experience working in dynamic, fast paced environment
• Minimum 3 years coordinating fleets and routes
• Must have inventory and management experience
• Must be well spoken, English must be clear and concise 
• Must be accountable, mature and eager to work

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
 
• Dispatching in an Less than Truck Load (LTL) transport environment, city/local dispatching
• Transportation/Trucking Industry experience required – Minimum 3 years
• Must be focused on the job from start to finish; there is rarely any downtime
• You will be taking calls and managing routes throughout the day.
• You must be highly organized and able to handle high amounts of stress
• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate in a diverse environment
• Working knowledge in software applications such as Word and Excel
 
This exciting role offers competitive compensation package together with benefits.
 
The senior dispatcher role is day shift – early start
 
If you are interested in this challenging role, and meet the above criteria, please contact me as soon as possible either via email or telephone.
 
Audene Walker
Associate
[email protected]
 
MaxSys Staffing & Consulting
Halifax, NS
tel: 902-444-3305   
fax: 902-444-3306
www.maxsys.ca

        
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