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Assistant Dispatcher in Ennis, TX at Advanced Drainage Systems

Date Posted: 4/10/2019

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Job Description

Overview

Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions.  Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non-residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications.  We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence.  Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,700 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers.  In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®.  To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.

Responsibilities

The Assistant Dispatcher fills an important role in plant freight operations by making pre-calls for customer deliveries, recording driver trip data, verification of log accuracy, generating bills of lading, and organizing the dispatch list. The Assistant Dispatcher is also responsible for answering incoming calls and being a Customer Service Representative for walk-in customers. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week and weekends as required. The Assistant Dispatcher reports directly to the Plant Manager.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

      
  • Practice proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment
      
  • Common carrier/UPS billing
      
  • Immediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to the Plant Manager
      
  • Enter driver trip tickets
      
  • Maintain and build job skills through company training programs
      
  • Inter-plant billing
      
  • Order confirmation and file management
      
  • Cash tracking for cash sales account
      
  • Call management/answer multi-line phone
      
  • Data entry support for manufacturing, freight and accounting
      
  • Verify and audit driver logs
      
  • Understand and practice ADS CORE VALUES

 

Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

      
  • Self-motivation, dependability, team oriented
      
  • Ability to learn new skills
      
  • Intermediate computer skills (MS Office)
      
  • Basic Mathematical skills
      
  • Professionalism
      
  • Strong interpersonal skills
      
  • Energetic
  • Strong organization and time management

Educational Requirements:

 

      
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Experience:

 

      
  • 1-2 years office/computer experience

Physical Requirements:

 

      
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds

EEO Statement

Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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