Experienced Transport Dispatcher
North Shore, Full Time, Transport
Please Quote Reference Number 74743
  • Control the day to day running of the dispatch operation
  • Full time role - 5 and a half days per week
  • North Shore based company

  • This long-standing family business based in North Shore with a fleet of 15 trucks, which has a solid reputation for being a great company to work for. The business specializes in moving aggregate bulk loads across the Auckland region. We are looking for an experienced dispatcher to build up and manage the dispatch function of our family owned transport business. This position is 'hands on' and a vital part of our team.

    We are currently seeking an experienced Transport Dispatcher to be hands on managing the day to day operation of the fleet, inclusive of staff management. We need candidates who enjoy building strong relationships with drivers and customers alike.

    Duties include:
    • Managing the day to day operation including drivers
    • Hands on dispatching of trucks
    • Route planning and scheduling bulk freight movements
    • Answering of telephone calls from customers and key suppliers
    • Ensuring our customers are liaised with and services provided in a timely manner
    • Liaising with customers on a daily basis, processing orders
    • Serving customers
    • Ensuring all drivers adhere to health & safety procedures
    Skills and Experience Required:
    • A background in Dispatch/Transport Operations Management preferably with some Aggregate exposure would be preferred
    • Experience around tippers/heavy haulage
    • Experience planning routes and optimising loads
    • Strong planning and time management skills
    • Sound geographical knowledge of Auckland and NZ
    • Ability to handle high pressure situations and think on your feet
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Customer focused
    • Multi tasker
    • Must have leadership qualities
    • Has the ability to build strong relationships with drivers
    • Computer Skills - entry level
    • Preferred but not essential - HT, WTR (Wheels, Tracks, Rollers)
    To be successful in this role you must have NZ residency and a current driver's license.

    This is a great opportunity to join a business who has a strong reputation for looking after their drivers offering a family friendly environment. Reporting to the Managing Director, you will have control of the day to day running of the dispatch operation. If you are wanting to take ownership of your role and are looking for further growth then this role, just might be for you.

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