Job Description

Our client, a growing enterprise within the trucking and transportation industry, is currently searching for a seasoned dispatcher to work from their office located in Cote St-Luc. This position requires a candidate who is motivated, independent and able to lead a small team of 4.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day to day operations which includes dispatching of a fleet of 50 tucks
  • Oversee one junior dispatcher
  • Plan, organize, or manage the work of subordinate staff to ensure that the work is accomplished in a manner consistent with organizational requirements.
  • Collaborate with other managers or staff members to formulate and implement policies, procedures, goals, or objectives.
  • Monitor operations to ensure that staff members comply with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, union contracts, environmental policies, or government regulations.
  • Promote safe work activities by conducting safety audits, attending company safety meetings, or meeting with individual staff members.
  • Monitor spending to ensure that expenses are consistent with approved budgets.
  • Conduct employee training sessions on subjects such as hazardous material handling, employee orientation, quality improvement, or computer use.
  • Prepare management recommendations, such as proposed fee and tariff increases or schedule changes.
  • Serve as contact persons for all workers within assigned territories.
  • Plan or implement energy saving changes to transportation services, such as reducing routes, optimizing capacities, employing alternate modes of transportation, or minimizing idling.
  • Set operations policies and standards, including determining safety procedures for the handling of dangerous goods.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar role
  • Minimum 4 years experience in dispatching and logistics
  • Bilingualism in English and French
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • At easy with new technology, computer savvy
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