Regional Dispatcher

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. Rancho Cordova , CA 95741

Posted 2 months ago

The Dispatcher reports to the Regional Logistics Manager. The Dispatcher is responsible for scheduling and transmitting drivers and equipment for transportation of materials, freight, service, or emergency repairs while ensuring that all of his/her efforts are compliant with the company Health, Safety, and Environmental standards at multiple facilities. Duties may include using radio, telephone, or computer to transmit assignments and compile statistics and reports on work progress.

This position operates under flexible parameters. The primary goal of this position is to achieve excellence in all facets of the position. Providing the highest quality product safely, effectively and efficiently decreases accidents and errors and increase profits.

Required Skills:

Environmental and Health & Safety (EH&S)

  • Strictly adheres to all Metals Recycling Business & Auto Parts Business Health, Safety, and Environmental standards.

  • Provides a safe environment for all employees, customers and visitors.

Operational Performance & Best Business Practices

  • Schedule and dispatch drivers to appropriate locations according to customer requests for pickup, car crushing specifications, or additional needs.

  • Confer with drivers to address questions, problems, and requests for service or equipment.

  • Relay information to or from the Logistics Manager and other Dispatchers.

  • Organize the road testing requirements for newly hired drivers.

  • Monitor driver electronic logs to ensure DOT compliance.

Equipment & Maintenance

  • Monitor equipment locations and utilization to coordinate required maintenance and appropriate transfers.

Internal Control Responsibilities

  • Supports the Company's Internal Control process which includes understanding, communicating, and complying with defined internal controls as well as suggesting and making modifications to the policies, procedures, and controls to better relate to the business.

  • Communicates upward problems in operations, noncompliance with the code of conduct, or other policy violations or illegal actions.

  • This position is occasionally exposed to all weather conditions. Physical hazards such as noise, fumes, and dirt are present due to the equipment, machinery, and scrap as would be found throughout the scrap yard. Safety shoes, hardhats, and eye protection must be worn to eliminate the risks associated with these hazards. Travel is not required for this position.

  • Handling multiple issues regarding safety and maintenance increases pressure. Work load may be unpredictable and pressure can be substantial during peak times. Critical deadlines require considerable adaptability. Disturbances of work flow and/or irregularities in work schedule are expected and occur on an intermittent basis. Extra hours may be required, sometimes on weekends, weekdays, and holidays.

Physical Activities Required to Perform Essential Functions

  • Ability to: sit, stand, and or walk for up to 6-8 hours per day; occasionally negotiate around and over piles of scrap metal or equipment; crouch or bend at the knees occasionally to increase visibility; stoop or bend at the waist occasionally to increase visibility; reach at arms length frequently or overhead occasionally; twist and turn at the neck and trunk; walk frequently on uneven ground; lift, carry, push and pull over 50 pounds occasionally. Visual acuity required for close inspection of detailed material such as reports, manuals, documents, and computer work. Hearing acuity required for daily communication with customers, drivers, and other employees. Mental dexterity needed as Dispatcher will be required to interaction with others, work independently, and exercise attention to detail continually.

Required Experience:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar role or continued education in a related field required.

  • Familiarity with DOT regulations and scrap industry preferred.

PLEASE NOTE: 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.

All U.S. applicants must be 18 years of age or older and all Canada applicants must be 16 years of age or older.

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. participates in e-verify for all U.S. new hires.

An offer of U.S. employment by Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. or any of its subsidiaries is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a post-offer drug screen and background check.

All new hires must review and sign an Arbitration Agreement. This applies to all U.S. non-union employees.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, disability status, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, age, prior industrial injury, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected status under local, state or federal law.

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Regional Dispatcher

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.