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Dispatch, Transportation

Company: Jebro Incorporated Department: Transportation
Location: Sioux City, IA Hiring Manager: Linda K Semple
Closing Date: 06/01/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Supervises employees who transport Jebro products to and from specified locations. Schedules drivers and assigns routes to maximize productivity.

1. Perform Dispatch Duties in all plants, which includes taking and processing load orders; planning, organizing and scheduling load / delivery times; calling carriers; preparing BOL’s and loading/unloading trucks.
2. On a timely basis inform Transportation Manager and/or other department managers should any shipping / scheduling problems occur.
3. Advise customer and/or Marketing Department (email and phone) of customer service / scheduling issues.
4. Manage all vehicle repairs and maintenance with outside vendors assuring all repairs and maintenance meet DOT and Jebro expectations.
5. Will assist the Transportation Manager with 24-hour phone coverage when needed. This includes being “on-call” to cover the phones as needed during the week and weekends, whether they be transferred to the company cellular.
6. Maintains records and files pertinent to DOT requirements; Includes equipment registrations and driver qualification files; Notifies drivers regarding expiration of medical cards and drivers licenses.
7. Assist in maintaining records and files pertinent to the operation.
8. Perform routine clerical work as assigned to maintain the department’s record keeping for example drivers logs, inspection reports, fuel usage, etc.
9. May be assigned to perform additional duties of various functions of the transportation department, i.e. picking up or delivering drivers to units at repair facilities, picking up parts for company vehicles, etc.
10. Always work safely and take action to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes, and behaviors.
11. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. High School or GED.
2. Superior communication skills, written and verbal.
3. Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain an acceptable driving record.
Preferred Qualifications
1. Bi-lingual, English/Spanish.
2. Possesses CDL
3. 2-year or 4-year communications/business or logistics degree.
How To Apply
Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If unable to apply online, mail application to:
Jebro, Inc.
2303 Bridgeport Drive
Sioux City, IA 51111
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