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Buttonwillow Warehouse Company Dispatcher in Firebaugh, California

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for coordinating product shipments and transfers to various customers and their locations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with sales staff and customers to coordinate purchasing orders

  • Receive, process, and prepare orders for pickup or delivery

  • Coordinate product transfers between locations

  • Coordinate shipments via trucking companies

  • Provide load requirement information to all drivers

  • Complete orders accurately and in a timely manner

  • Operate truck scales

  • Complete weight tags, bills of lading, and hazardous material shipping documents

  • Receive product-order inquires via phone and email

  • Provide direction and instructions (verbal and written) to customers and employees

  • Track and maintain inventory of products stored in warehouse and in bulk storage

  • Calculate total quantities of product by weight and/or volumetric measurements

  • Perform customer service duties as needed by responding to calls and visitors in a professional manner

  • Provide backup and assistance to other dispatchers/employees by answering phones as needed

  • Assign and monitor drivers throughout routes

  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to function in high stress situations

  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances

  • Ability to work with different personalities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of general purchasing operations

  • Knowledge of agricultural fertilizer and pesticides

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • 1+ year of experience of agriculture fertilizer and pesticides

  • 1+ years of experience working as a Dispatcher or in a similar capacity

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma

  • Associate’s Degree in Agriculture Business or General Business is preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sitting for long periods

  • Standing, walking, climbing stairs

  • Finger mobility and grasping

  • Twisting, bending, stooping and reaching

  • Ability to lift up to 80lbs.

  • Ability to perform physical labor under adverse field conditions

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Vacation Time, Sick Leave, Paid Holidays, 401(k)

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