Lehigh Hanson Dispatcher in Edmonton, Alberta

AutoReqId: 6521BR

Line Of Business: Concrete

Department: Distribution

Primary Location: Edmonton-AB

Job Posting:

Inland Concrete a division of Lehigh Hanson Materials Limited is looking for a qualified Dispatcher for the Edmonton operations. Reporting to the Dispatch Supervisor, this position will focus on efficient and effective trucking dispatch. This role will also provide front line service and order taking as well as assisting batch plants to increase productivity.

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. Following the acquisition of Italcementi, the company employs some 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Monitor and control dispatch and movement of trucks and drivers.

  • Responsible for the efficient distribution of concrete and maximization of load sizes.

  • Prioritize customers to provide superior service.

  • Receive customer orders and schedule deliveries to ensure customer satisfaction and transportation efficiencies

  • Schedule trucks as required to meet customer orders while maintaining an efficient operation.

Who we are looking for:

  • Post-Secondary education preferred: certification, diploma or degree.

  • Minimum of 3 years of demonstrated customer service experience.

  • Ready mix and/or construction building materials sector experience would be beneficial.

  • Knowledge of the Edmonton & surrounding areas

  • Advanced communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks.

  • Strong computer skills.

  • A strong team orientated personality who gets along well with people.