Dispatcher/Plant Utility

Mississippi Lime Port Allen , LA 70767

Posted 11 months ago

Dispatcher/Plant Utility


Directs and coordinates activities related to truck shipments of product for the Port Allen location, including scheduling deliveries with customers and drivers, directing activities of truck loaders and processing paperwork as required for each delivery and assisting in plant utility activities as needed.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Good communication skills in order to work with both external and internal customers

  • Working knowledge of all current DOT driver/carrier requirements

  • Computer skills and prior experience as truck dispatcher or truck driver preferred.

  • Experience in safety, trucking, heavy equipment operation and barge operations is preferable


  • Receives telephone and written work orders, relays delivery requirements to drivers, requests, messages, and information to appropriate personnel or departments (communications with customers)

  • Coordinate shipments/deliveries with drivers based on customer demand and drivers available hours.

  • Direct loaders in a safe manner in the truck loading process by informing them which trucks are to be loaded with which product.

  • Coordinate equipment availability with Mechanics.

  • Generate and complete paperwork (i.e. Bills of Lading, Certificates of Analysis) as per customer and MLC requirements.

  • Supervise Driver activities (i.e. monitoring Guarantee, Hours of Service Records)

  • Complete Daily Reports (i.e. Tank Inventories, Loads Shipped and Commodity)

  • May monitor baghouse exhaust points, dock operation and product load-out areas for dusting.

  • Assist with plant maintenance

  • Operate, load/unload Quicklime with a Pneumatic Tractor Trailer unit into a lime slaker vessel

  • Operate Lime slaker vessel

  • Transfer Lime slurry through a screening system into a lime slurry tank

  • Load slurry trailers from the lime slurry tank

  • Maintain the lime slaker unit

  • Operate forklift

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Dispatcher/Plant Utility

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