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Transportation Dispatcher 2nd Shift

Company: Seaboard Corporation
Location: Ames
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

ABOUT SEABOARD FOODS At Seaboard Foods, we create the most sought-after pork. Together, more than 5,000 employees in five states work in our farms, feed mills, and processing plant, to produce Prairie Fresh pork. A top U.S. pork producer/processor and leading exporter to 30+ countries, we are committed to the pursuit of pork perfection, seeking a better way to produce wholesome pork and connect every step between our farms and family tables. This ensures the well-being of our animals, the environment, our employees and the communities we call home. JOB PURPOSE Work closely with intersactum (internal animal movement) and market haul schedulers to establish a wash and bio-dry schedule. RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS * Work closely with the scheduling department and farms to create schedules based off production needs and coordinate market/animal haul drivers and wash crew. * Establish and adjust work procedures to meet the needs of transportation, marketing, plant, and production. * Provide timely and accurate feedback on pertinent data and information to management. * Communicate with drivers, load out crews and management on a routine basis. * Assist in monitoring the repair and maintenance of vehicles and moving equipment to and from shops when required. * Ensure compliance of DOT and OSHA regulations, company and bio-security policies, and proper animal handling protocol. * Administers and recommends training when appropriate. * Timely and accurate documentation of all issues associated with proper administration of department. * Prepare various reports and delegate appropriate duties to subordinate employees. CORE COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS IN ALL ROLES: instills trust, communicates effectively, action oriented, accepts accountability, and collaborates with others. CRITICAL COMPETENCIES Decision Quality Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward Directs Work Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done Plans and Aligns Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goal Manges Ambiguity Operating effectively, even when things are not certain, or the way forward is not clear REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty/function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the work environment, knowledge, skills, and/or ability required or preferred. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions as listed below. * Bachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university preferred; or 2-4 years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. * A valid driver's license is required, and acceptable motor vehicle record. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, occasionally lift up to 100 pounds and sometimes push/and or move up to 300 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is commonly exposed to airborne particles and gases at low concentrations. The employee is frequently exposed to waste material, feed and hog dust. NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: The hours and days of work are established by departmental needs and at the discretion of management. After-hours, weekends and overnight travel as requested. Typical shift hours are 5pm-3am. Seaboard Foods is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Keywords: Seaboard Corporation, Ames , Transportation Dispatcher 2nd Shift, Professions , Ames, Iowa

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