Zekelman Industries

  • Logistics Dispatcher

    Job Locations US-MI-Troy
    Job ID
    2018-1225
    # of Openings
    1
    Type
    Salaried Full-Time
    Category
    Logistics
  • Job Description

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    Zekelman Industries currently has an opportunity for a Logistics Dispatcher at our Troy, MI location.  Reporting to the Director of Multi-Modal Operations, this person will dispatch and schedule truck loads based on customer delivery expectations for the Birmingham, AL and Killeen, TX locations.

      

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Dispatch and Schedule standard, dimensional, and LTL loads
    • Coordinate shipping schedules and appointments based on site requirements
    • Work directly with plant to make necessary adjustments to schedule according to production
    • Create and maintain Purchase orders for all freight related activities
    • Maintain freight rate data based

     

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    • Daily scheduling of outbound shipments from facilities located in Birmingham AL and Killeen TX
    • Monitor all shipments to ensure they meet delivery requirements
    • Updating all receivers daily with inbound shipment details
    • Maintain relationships with carriers and ensure they follow Zekelman Industries rules and regulations
    • Develop and maintain freight rates data base for all internal inquiries
    • Keep records update daily on all freight spend, based on each project
    • Create PO’s for outbound shipments
    • Create and maintain database for permits, escorts and routing needs for dimensional loads per state
    • Backup teammates on LTL Shipments
    • Backup teammates on IM Shipments

     

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Associate Degree
    • Excellent data management and analytical skills
    • Very detail oriented                                       
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent organization skills and multi-tasking capabilities
    • Strong Microsoft Excel skills is a must
    • Microsoft Project skills preferred
    • Quick learner and ability to adapt just as quick
    • Ability to work within a team and with minimal supervision
    • Ability to travel with in USA
    • Ability to travel with in Canada preferred

     

    Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low cost, high quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting and much more.

     

    M/F/D/V

     

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