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Shipping Dispatcher

Company: Sun Mountain Custom Doors
Location: Berthoud
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Sun Mountain Custom Doors, an industry-leading manufacturer of custom wood doors and related millwork products, is seeking a Shipping Dispatcher/Load Planner working at the company's headquarters location in Johnstown, Colorado (near Loveland). This position provides a competitive base wage, incentive bonus (up to $3.00/hour above the base wage), and excellent benefits. Sun Mountain sells nationwide, is growing rapidly, is debt-free, and offers outstanding professional growth.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities: *

Sun Mountain is looking for an experienced Shipping Dispatcher/Load Planner to join it's distribution team. This position reports to the Shipping Manager. The successful candidate will maintain effective communication with customers, delivery drivers, management, and regional showroom shipping offices to ensure the timeliness of freight movement.

* Dispatching and routing company drivers/trucks on loads for both Colorado and out-of-state regional operations.
* Managing loads from assignment to delivery.
* Managing any problems that arise in transit (e.g. late deliveries, unexpected fees/claims, truck/driver problems, etc.).
* Ensuring drivers abide by federal/state laws.
* Scheduling Common Carrier pickup and delivery appointments, as needed.
* Working with drivers to pre-plan loads, ensuring drivers have adequate hours (under FMCSRs) to make an on-time deliveries for customers.
* Maximizing the efficiency of the operation of all trucks to include decreasing empty miles and maximizing revenue per mile for all miles traveled.
* Answering the dispatch phone calls during business hours.
* Other duties as assigned.

*Education and Experience: *

* Basic knowledge of DOT and FMCSA regulations.
* Proficient in Hours of Service rules.
* Excellent computer skills.
* Great time management and organizational skills.
* Ability to work in fast-paced, open-concept environment.
* Attention to detail.
* Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

*Qualifications: *

* 3 years of transportation dispatch planning experience preferred.
* Minimum High School Diploma.

*Benefits: *

Outstanding low-cost benefits including medical, dental, vision. Company-paid life insurance, short term disability insurance, and long term disability. 401(k) with company match. Paid leave, and paid holidays.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $22.00 - $26.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee discount
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 10 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday
* Overtime
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus pay

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Sun Mountain Custom Doors, Denver , Shipping Dispatcher, Other , Berthoud, Colorado

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