Lester Building Systems, LLC

  • Traffic Dispatcher

    Job Location US-MN-Lester Prairie
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Transportation
  • Overview

    Traffic Dispatcher

     

    The Traffic Dispatcher is responsible for planning and scheduling daily operations for the traffic department, scheduling of trucking activity, the accurate and timely preparation and distribution of associated loads.  Ensures that all required procedures, standards and documentation comply with DOT regulations.  This role also provides work direction to Truck Drivers.  

    Responsibilities

    • Plan and schedule the daily operations of the traffic department and its staff including the efficient scheduling of trucking activity using Lester trucking or common carrier, and the accurate and timely preparation and distribution of associated loads.
    • Daily calling of customers to provide advanced notice of deliveries and coordination of schedule changes. 
    • Coordinate the activities for common carrier deliveries.
    • Schedule parts orders deliveries.
    • Ensure that all the required documentation such as permits, bills of lading, and ERP entries are completed accurately and in a timely fashion.
    • Responsible for DOT data collection and record retention and compliance.
    • Completes miscellaneous tasks as assigned in support of the operation.
    • Assist maintenance staff with the coordination and scheduling of required maintenance of traffic related equipment (trucks & trailers).

    Qualifications

    • 2 years of work related experience.
    • Previous DOT experience is preferred.
    • Strong computer skills.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Good time management and organizational skills.
    • Good attention to detail.
    • Previous experience with an ERP system is highly desired.  Knowledge of Epicor is a plus.

    Benefits

    Pay is competitive and based on experience.  Full-time benefits package includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, PTO and Holiday Pay, Bonuses, 401k Savings Plan, and Short and Long Term Disability.  Come join our team and help build someone’s dream!

     

    Apply online at www.lesterbuildings.com (Traffic Dispatcher)

     

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