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dispatch logistician


Source: Job Bank

Location

Abbotsford, BC
V2T6S9

Salary

$28.85 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work setting

  • Transportation

Tasks

  • Establish work schedules and procedures
  • Monitor movement of supplies and materials between departments
  • Prepare and submit reports
  • Monitor personnel workloads and locations
  • Resolve work problems, provide technical advice and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
  • Co-ordinate activities with warehouse and production units
  • Consult with production supervisor to schedule production runs in a cost and time-efficient manner
  • Estimate type and quantity of materials and labour required for production, construction and other projects
  • Prepare and maintain progress and other reports
  • Train workers in duties and policies
  • Co-ordinate, assign and review work
  • Dispatch personnel according to schedules and work orders
  • Dispatch personnel as required by emergency situations
  • Follow-up on issues with work orders
  • Keep track of shipments
  • Knowledge of cross border dispatching regulations and practices
  • Knowledge of highway trucking and associated rules and regulations
  • Plan, organize and oversee operational logistics of the organization
  • Respond to urgent calls from individual who find themselves in life threatening situation and who require assistance
  • Schedule assignments and co-ordinate activities of vehicle operators, crews and equipment

Supervision

  • 5-10 people

Computer and technology knowledge

  • Dispatch management service software
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • MS Outlook
  • Internet
  • MS Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word
  • MS Windows

Service experience

  • Trucking

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Repetitive tasks

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Accurate

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