Dispatcher

M S International, Inc. - Austell, GA 30168
$48,671 - $91,648 a year

Are you interested in joining a company that is the recipient of the Top Work Places Award, develops their employees, fosters inclusion and values diversity, has sustained unparalleled growth opening (1.7 Billion in annual revenues), and is actively hiring across the US? If so, read below.

Compensation: This is a non-exempt, hourly role. Hourly rates start at $19.00+/hr, plus Over Time (paid at 1.5x), plus Bonuses. Annual pay for new hires generally ranges between $48,671.00 and $91,648.00 or more, depending on experience, overtime hours worked and bonuses.

Benefits:

  • Referral, Holiday, and Annual Bonuses
  • Annual pay increases
  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Company-paid Short Term and Long Term disability;
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Traditional and Roth 401(k) plans with company matching contributions
  • Charitable donation matching programs
  • Free, company-sponsored 1-on-1 tutoring for children/dependents of MSI employees in grades k-12, including free tutoring for SAT and ACT tests.

Summary:

Under general supervision, the dispatcher is responsible for performing a variety of dispatching tasks. The dispatcher will schedule and dispatch drivers, verify orders, inventory stock and arrange inbound and outbound freight.

Responsibilities:

  • Build, schedule, and consolidate product deliveries into truckloads through use of strategic routing software.
  • Monitors driver’s activity throughout the day to ensure deliveries are completed, productivity and safety measures are achieved, and any and all issues are resolved before end of day.
  • Communicates and updates MSI personnel with delivery details including changes, delays, delivery or pickup times/eta’s, and special handling requests.
  • Arranges for necessary preventive maintenance and repairs for equipment
  • Serves as the catalyst for maintaining customer, driver, warehouse, sales and management satisfaction levels by meeting delivery expectations without compromising safety or productivity
  • Monitor all transportation activities to ensure FMCSA and DOT compliance for both drives and vehicles (Hours of Service, GVWR, DQ Files, Medical & License Expirations, etc.).
  • Provides feedback to management for process improvement through running of reports or on site observations
  • Collects, systematically uploads, and stores all necessary documentation for outbound freight, driver compliance and vehicle maintenance records (Inspections, Citations, registration, POD's, Insurance, etc.) in accordance with DOT or Company guidelines.
  • Monitors driver and equipment utilization -provides feedback for under or over utilization
  • Partners with supply chain teams to solve delivery problems and strategizes on process improvement

Requirements:

  • High School Education required
  • Must be able to work in a face paced environment with multiple people
  • Experience using both warehouse and transportation systems
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Logistics Knowledge
  • 1+ years experience within a supply chain environment both Warehouse & Sales personnel
  • 1+ years experience dispatching drivers
  • Experience using routing Software; Descartes Software Preferred
  • Experience using or Safety geared software; LYTX/ Drive Cam Preferred
  • Experience using ELD and asset tracking software; Geo tab Preferred
  • Experience maintaining DOT compliance for both Drivers and Vehicles
  • Possesses a CDL- Class A Preferred

This role has the following physical demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.

The employee must occasionally lift, pull and move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

About MSI:

Founded in 1975, MSI is the leading supplier of Premium Surfaces including flooring, countertops, decorative mosaics, wall tile, and hardscaping products. MSI’s product offering includes an extensive selection of granite, marble, porcelain, ceramic, quartz, glass, quartzite, and other natural stone products headquartered in Orange, California. MSI also maintains distribution centers across the United States and Canada. MSI’s product line is imported from over 36 different countries on six continents bringing the very best products to the North American Market. The company maintains an inventory of over 125 million square feet of material.

Over the years, MSI has been the recipient of many prestigious awards including:

  • Top 5 fastest growing companies - OC Business Journal
  • Supplier Diversity Award - Home Depot
  • #1 Flooring Distributor multiple years in a row - Floor Covering Weekly
  • Top Workplaces Award winner multiple times - Top Workplaces
  • MSI Founder named the Entrepreneur of the Year - Ernst and Young

MSI is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and fosters inclusion and belonging for all employees. We provide a work environment that allows all employees to do their best work, free from all forms of discrimination. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, citizenship status, military status, religion, disability status, or any other legally protected group. MSI provides reasonable accommodations for all employees and applicants. If you believe you require an accommodation, please speak with your recruiter or a member of our HR team.

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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $48,671.00 - $91,648.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Health insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Austell, GA 30168: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • What is the best phone number and email address to reach you regarding your job application?
  • Are you comfortable with physical work and can lift 50 Pounds?
  • This job requires schedule flexibility with potentially long days (10+ hours) and occasional weekend shifts. Do you wish to continue?
  • This is an hourly position paid at $19+/hr with overtime paid at 1.5x. Do you wish to continue?

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • dispatching drivers: 1 year (Required)
  • supply chain environment both Warehouse & Sales personnel: 1 year (Required)

License/Certification:

  • CDL A (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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