Company: Michael Foods
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Business Unit Overview
Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and
distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated
grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities
throughout our organization where you can enhance your career,
sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be
part of an innovative team that's First in Food.
Michael Foods, Inc. located in Klingerstown, Pennyslvania known for
their ice cream socials at Klingerstown Lutheran Parish, fishing
rodeo, and fireman's parade.
POSITION SUMMARY :
The dispatcher will create outbound shipments from the Klingerstown
facility. The dispatcher will co-ordinate transportation using CASA
drivers and outside haulers. The dispatcher will schedule delivery
appointments for CASA outbound shipments with customers. The
Company drivers, customers, and consumers benefit from the work of
the dispatcher coordinating delivery appointments to the designated
recipients in a timely, effective, and cost-efficient manner to
compete in a competitive supply chain environment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Schedule and track incoming loads and
outbound product delivery appointments.
Maintain effective working relationships with other Michael Foods,
Inc. Locations, Transportation Planning, Customer Service,
Processing Departments and Warehousing.
Coordinate with Egg Procurement to provide the necessary shell egg
transportation between facilities
Communicate appointment times and all other pertinent information
Enter applicable information into the SAP computer system.
Use Microsoft excel program to create / edit spreadsheets
Monitor shell egg inventory and supplies of producers serviced by
Work with the maintenance department to rotate necessary equipment
to the garage location.
Receive phone calls and emails from customers and drivers.
Attend scheduled driver meetings.
Participate on the SMRP transportation safety program.
Ability to attend and be certified in alcohol and controlled
substance reasonable suspicion training
Rotate on call weekly with the Transportation Supervisor
Cover duties of Transportation Supervisor during vacations,
Use the electronic logging devices and assist new drivers in
learning the system
Expected to adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP and HACCP
guidelines, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product
quality is maintained in order to maintain SQF certification.
Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely
affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
Performs other duties as assigned.
PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: High school diploma or
general education degree (GED) or equivalent.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short
correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of
measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and
interpret bar graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of
concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization
exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
written, oral, and diagram or schedule form.
Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) Certification
A valid CDL Class A Operator's license with tanker endorsement and
proven hands-on safe tractor trailer operating experience
Good organizational skills are critical due to pressures of
Proven customer service experience.
Ability to work indoors in normal office setting for duration of
Ability to work weekends and overtime (will be on call every other
Ability to answer work-related calls from home during off-work
Ability to answer phones, accurately receive and communicate
Basic computer skills with ability to input data into Micro-soft
excel spreadsheets. Use of Micro-soft email to send and receive
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of
the work and may not include all of the duties required of the
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