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Dispatcher/Driver - Tarboro NC

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Tarboro
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

If you are currently employed at Smithfield, please log into Workday and submit your application through the Jobs Hub. A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. We're an $18 billion U.S. food company with nearly 60,000 employees worldwide. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. Join our family today. Apply Now!Your Opportunity The 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 ResponsibilitiesMonitors 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 schedulesMonitors 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 neededResponsible 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. Qualifications To 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 Environment & Physical Demands The 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.EEO/AA InformationSmithfield 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.If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment selection process, please call us at 757-357-1595.Salary Range$18.50 - $18.50

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