Dispatcher

Lehigh Hanson in Connellsville, PA

  • Industry: Firefighting - Dispatcher
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $38,940.00 - 52,950.00 / Year*
Position Title
Dispatcher

28-Feb-2020

Department
Distribution

Primary Location
Connellsville-PA

Job Posting
WE GIVE DOWN-TO-EARTH A WHOLE NEW MEANING

We re Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt and related construction materials.

We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.

We re a tight knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We don t ask you to fit in to our culture. We invite you to add to it.

HERE S WHAT YOU LL GET TO DO

Are you an efficient multi-tasker that loves a good challenge? Lehigh Hanson is looking for a Dispatcher for our Aggregate operations that may be right up your alley! This position will be responsible for daily and efficient operation of the plant. Reporting to the Dispatch Manager, this position is responsible for dispatching aggregate trucks using the JWS Dispatch System, order taking and customer service.
  • Day-to-day dispatching of up to 65 trucks / drivers from 3 quarry locations
  • Ensure quality product and timely deliveries to our customers with focus on company s performance objectives and targets
  • Ensure compliance with applicable safety and environmental legislation, regulations, and company policies and procedures
  • Focus on customer satisfaction, and public relations when fulfilling job duties
  • Assist in implementing value added product strategy
  • Assist in responding to sales and customer requests
  • On job customer support and the directing of drivers
  • Ensure compliance requirements are met through organizational and procedural measures including implementation of corporate guidelines, conducting training and monitoring compliance
  • Proactively managing health & safety of employees to continuously improve the company's health & safety performance
  • Other duties as assigned
This position will be based at Connellsville, PA.

HERE S WHAT WE RE LOOKING FOR
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Experience in the aggregates or related industry preferred, but not required
  • Proficient with computer and software databases, MS Office (Excel, Word, etc.) and Kronos Timekeeper
  • Experience in resolving problems and dealing with difficult situations
  • Product knowledge and experience with aggregate sizes and types for the construction industry a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed, with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate clear and concise instructions in a professional manner
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work extended hours and irregular schedules
  • Physical Requirements: sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 75 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment
BRING YOUR HUMBLE OVERACHIEVER ATTITUDE AND LET S ELEVATE OUR COMPANY EVEN HIGHER!

At Lehigh Hanson, we care a great deal about your health which is why there is no waiting period to participate in highly competitive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance programs. In addition, we offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions.

No search firms please

Lehigh Hanson is a Drug Free Workplace

External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

Auto req ID
10215BR

Line of Business
Aggregates

State/Province
Pennsylvania

Employer Statement
Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

Associated topics: 911, customer service, dispatch, dispatcher, emd, police, public safety, service representative, telecommunications, telecommunicator

* Estimated salary


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