Job Information

Lehigh Hanson Dispatcher in Montoursville, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 13823BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Sales

Primary Location: Montoursville-PA

Pay Class: Salaried Non-Exempt

Job Posting:

Hanson Aggregates PA is seeking a Dispatcher for our busy Montoursville, PA Sales Office.  

Hanson Aggregates PA is part of the Lehigh Hanson group of companies.  We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, and related construction materials. 

Do you consider yourself organized and detail oriented? Would you like to work in an office atmosphere that is casual yet bustling? Lehigh Hanson is seeking a candidate who can multi-task and wants to be part of the sales team!

As a Dispatcher, you will be part of a dynamic team that works to ensure proper scheduling of and delivery of materials to customers. You will be able to put your organization and multi-tasking to use as you schedule deliveries for sales, answer phones, and be a point of contact for multiple aspects of the business.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Assign truck to quarry locations continuously throughout the day

  • Secure sufficient number of hired trucks from carriers to meet demand

  • Receive project information and trucking tasks from sales representatives, scale clerks, project management, and project supervisors

  • Data entry of trucking times sheets into JWS, when needed

  • Schedules orders to ensure efficient and cost-effective movement of trucks and materials including back hauls

  • Provide daily and weekly truck schedules for current and upcoming work

  • Liaison with carriers for trucks, e-mail schedules to all sales and quarry personnel.

  • Re-arrange schedule continuously to accommodate cancellations, quantity changes, and must have orders, this could include off hours outside the regular schedule

  • Communicate and coordinate between Project Managers, Sales Representatives, Scale Clerks and Plant Personnel

  • Develop new carrier relationships for use throughout the season

  • Keep Certificates of Insurance for carriers on file and up to date in Microsoft Access and Avetta web site

  • Prepare new carrier agreements and work with corporate to get new carriers set up in our systems.

  • Work with different gas companies and personnel to get customer invoices approved and assigned into companies invoicing system

  • Fill in as back up scale clerk when vacations or vacancies arise.

  • Fill in as back up sales administrator when vacations or vacancies arise

  • Perform other duties and assignments as required

Essential Experience and Skills:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Preferred 1-3 years of experience in dispatching

  • Computer proficient; windows environment with excel experience

  • Ability to utilize creative problem solving

  • Analytical skills

  • Excellent customer service abilities

  • Strong multi-tasking skills with attention to detail

What we have to offer :

  • Competitive base salary

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • 401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions.

Lehigh Hanson is a Drug Free Workplace

External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled