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Dispatcher/Driver - HP

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Waverly
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Your OpportunityThe Dispatcher/Driver utilizes trucks, drivers and product to ensure the timely, complete and accurate delivery of product by performing the essential duties and responsibilities. Core Responsibilities
Monitors drivers on duty and coordinates trucks for efficient pickup and delivery.
Schedule loads according to priority and available equipment.
Monitors and schedules company sanitation employees.
Works with garage on prioritizing repairs.
Maintains excellent communication between all departments.
Receives incoming calls from farms & drivers. Handles issues accordingly.
Logs all issues that pertain to transportation and production.
Maintains dept. records such as DVIR's, On-time tracking and Departure schedules
Monitors Samsura for on-time tracking and departure.
Work closely with transportation supervisor to dispatch and assign loads.
Drives CDL class A commercial vehicle and hauls loads as needed
Responsible for being in compliance with all policies and procedures which Smithfield Hog Production subscribes (to include environmental and safety policies).
Assists with special projects as assigned.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED), required.
For internal candidates with 4 years of experience with the company, the Company has the discretion to waive educational requirements.
CDL class A license and 1 year driving experience required.
Previous dispatch experience is preferred.
Ability to work well in a team-based environment with limited supervision.
Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Software.
Ability to work a flexible schedule. Day, night and weekend work required.
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics & physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to climb stairs to reach work area if applicable.
Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
Role is sedentary with occasional standing and walking as needed.
Career BenefitsTo learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit Work at Smithfield Foods? We are committed to meeting our employees' needs, addressing their concerns and helping them enjoy rewarding careers with our company. PEOPLE MATTERWith more than 60,000 jobs globally, our employees drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment.GROWTH & DEVELOPMENTWorking at Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally.BENEFITSOur people matter. That's why we offer excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time employees.SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGESustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the future.About Smithfield Foods Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly--" and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield -- , Eckrich -- and Nathan's Famous -- , among many others. For more information connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. EEO/AA Information Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

Keywords: Smithfield Foods, Richmond , Dispatcher/Driver - HP, Professions , Waverly, Virginia

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