Randstad Dispatcher in Houston, Texas

Dispatcher

job details:

  • location:Houston, TX

  • salary:$45,000 - $52,000 per year

  • date posted:Monday, July 9, 2018

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Permanent

  • reference:S_660870

  • questions:edem.ekene@randstadusa.comEmails Only

job description

Dispatcher

The Logistics Dispatcher role seeks for someone who is an adept multi-tasker, seasoned in the field of dispatching, and mainly has experience and knowledge of the trucking world. This include prior knowledge of terminology such as ports, containers, freights, etc. Dispatchers answer calls, communicate with various mobile units to send the appropriate response. Qualified candidates will have experience working in the semi-truck shipping industry, taking orders for trucking companies, and sending truckers to pick up and drop off materials.

The position is a career and the pay rate will be determined based upon experience which could range from $45,000-$52,000/yr based upon your experience and skills. The location is just north of downtown Houston, TX.- Must have at least a bachelor's degree. Experience of the trucking industry is a must. Training on basic terminology and logistics coordination will not be offered so qualified candidates will need to have prior knowledge of this. Certifications are a plus.

Responsibilities:

Communication skills, ability to multitask, and on-the-job problem solving skills are a high recommended skills and worthy candidates will be able to handle workload required. Candidates must be willing to handle workload and still be able to communicate effectively with the different sources necessary in order to ensure smoothness of business and exactness of logistics movement.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:

Qualified candidates will be able to

*Have background experience dealing with dispatching trucks to multiple site locations

*Have knowledge of how the trucking industry works (ports, containers, etc.)

*Elevated computer skills including data entry, working with a computerized system for managing trucks, and basic computer skills

*Be able to commute to warehouse locations as needed

*Have experience with multitasking and handling many tasks all at once

*Exhibit exemplary customer service skills and be able to administrative tasks (answer phones, take messages, send information to the appropriate source, etc)

*Must be willing to commit to the position and the schedule and come to work with a positive attitude and work ethic

*Must be willing to take a drug test and background screening

*Bachelor's Degree or relevant work experience

Qualifications:

Interested candidates please email me directly @ edem.ekene@randstadusa.com

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