Lehigh Hanson Dispatcher in Sellersburg, Indiana

AutoReqId: 4908BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Sellersburg-IN

Job Posting:

Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Dispatcher at our Aggrock Quarry in Sellersburg, IN

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.

SUMMARY:

Responsible for taking customer orders and scheduling/dispatching material haul trucks for the Southern Indiana and Louisville Metro markets. Other task will include: answering phones, offering product information, acquiring freight rates for quotes, assisting local sales staff with other administrative duties and cross training with scale house to help cover scales at times of need. Key skills needed to successfully perform this position include: customer focus, customers service, data entry skills, listening skills, phone skills, excellent verbal communication, building relationships, people skills, interpersonal savvy, problem solving, and the ability to multi-task.

WHAT YOU WILL GET TO DO:

  • Receive customer orders via telephone by completing order form in addition to offering product information

  • Fulfill requests by clarifying desired information; completing transactions; forwarding requests.

  • Answer inquiries by clarifying desired information; researching, locating, and providing information.

  • Resolve problems by clarifying issues; researching and exploring answers and alternative solutions; implementing solutions; escalating unresolved problems.

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

  • Re-arrange schedule continuously to accommodate cancellations, quantity changes and “must have” orders

  • Assigns delivery times continuously throughout the day based on product availability, plant location, plant hours, time of delivery and truck availability.

  • Create drivers’ tape by recording drivers name, start time, plant location

  • Responsible for maintaining spreadsheets, driver files, incident documentation and other logistic reports in order to maximize truck efficiencies.

  • Perform other duties and assignments as required

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Must have high school diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • 3-5 years of dispatching and construction experience required

  • Must be available to work all shifts

  • Must have excellent computer skills, reports/documentation , and system functionality

  • Excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills

  • Sharp critical thinking and analytical skills.

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral, or diagram form.

  • Highly dependable, ability to work in fast paced call center environment

  • Ability to tactfully and professionally deal with customers both internal and external

BENEFITS & COMPENSATION

At Lehigh Hanson, we believe our employees play a key role in the company’s success and future growth. Lehigh Hanson’s comprehensive package of compensation and benefit programs reflect this belief. We strive to develop competitive pay programs that will attract, motivate, retain and reward employees.

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled