Aerojet Rocketdyne in East Camden is looking to fill an immediate opening for a Dispatcher 3. The Dispatcher classifications are responsible for planning, scheduling and assigning drivers and vehicles to convey freight on pickup and delivery by trucks using developed guidelines to provide economical rates and high performance levels, consolidating and building volume shipments whenever possible.
These positions coordinate schedules, maximize efficiencies, maintains computerized real time records and files related to the transportation program, and may coordinate special arrangements for unusual shipments. Initiates backhauls, coordinates schedules, and arranges maintenance. Assigns trucks and drivers, investigates overdue vehicles, and coordinates special arrangements for unusual freight.
Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)
40% - Assigning drivers and resources to convey freight on pickup and delivery (on/off site).
25% - Communication to internal and external customers (planners, procurement, production).
20% - Fleet Management and Work Order Tracking.
15% - Documentation control.
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred and five (5) years of related experience.
US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S.
Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto.
May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.