Victory Packaging Dispatcher in Jessup, Maryland

Requisition Number 18-0517

Post Date 10/4/2018

Title Dispatcher

City Jessup

State MD

Description

The Victory Packaging Dispatcher assembles efficient route schedules based on daily customer orders and assigns customer pick-ups to drivers. Dispatcher also responds to requests for assistance from Drivers.

Essential Functions/Job Duties:

  • Receive order requests from branch staff

  • Plan and map routes for drivers

  • Schedule deliveries to maximize efficiency and meet delivery deadlines

  • Utilize computer-aided dispatch system to contact drivers and plan/adjust routes

  • Maintain required reports and compliance with DOT regulations

  • Receive and respond to calls for assistance from drivers

  • Provide outstanding customer service during delivery and pick-up operations.

  • Follow all safety rules for equipment, material handling and transport as required by DOT, OSHA and Victory safety program.

  • Communicate effectively with operations staff about customer concerns and inventory issues.

  • Coordinate last minute or unscheduled deliveries to meet customer needs.Additional Functions/Job Duties:

  • Assist in U-Haul production

  • Pull orders or conduct manual inventory checks

  • Restock or clean warehouse

  • Other duties as assignedPhysical Requirements: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.

  • Perform job duties in severe weather conditions: heat, cold, rain, etc.

  • Sit for four (4) hours at a time

  • Lift 50 pounds repeatedly and without assistance or equipment

  • Utilize all material handling equipment without assistance

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The work environment is usually moderate to noisy.

Requirements

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Two or more years of transportation industry dispatch required with knowledge of DOT policies and practices

  • One or more year(s) experience as a truck driver preferred

  • General fluency in English required, verbal and written

  • Basic computer literacy required; knowledge of Microsoft Windows preferred

As an equal opportunity employer, we consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Victory Packaging, please call (713) 961-3299 or email hr@victorypackaging.com