Location: Chicago (University Park), IL Department: Dot Transportation Reports To: Assistant Transportation Manager
Your Role: This position performs clerical duties associated with the dispatch department and gate station for the Transportation department.
Phone management for all calls, messages, drivers etc.
Assist with customer and vendor appointments and driver communication
Utilize Excel spreadsheet preparation and analysis
Communicate with drivers on schedules and work assignments
Enter and update operating systems with accurate data
Serve as a backup for various DTI positions, including Gate Station attendant.
Checking trucks in and out of the gate, updating systems to match correct loads, during all seasons.
Apply lean thinking and tools to identify and eliminate waste in all areas of the position.
We Need You To Have:
High school diploma or General Equivalency Degree
Excellent mathematical and reading skills
Computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
Experience working in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines
We'd Like You To Have:
Administrative / clerical experience preferred
Effective professional verbal and written communication skills
Experience working in both team and independent settings
Good organizational skills
What Can Dot Offer You?
As a family-owned and -operated company for the past 60 years, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:
Family-friendly work environment
Ongoing training and development
Safety: This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.
EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.