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Dispatcher

Company: Univar Solutions
Location: Pittsburg
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution?  Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients.  Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers’ teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success. 
 

At Univar Solutions, we’re building on our more than 90 years of experience  and drawing on deep resources – inventory and logistics experts, scientists, PhDs, procurement, customer service, sales and marketers-to deliver consultative services and an unmatched portfolio to solve customers’ formulation and operational challenges.  When you work for Univar Solutions, you’ll play an important role in shaping how we deliver more than chemical and ingredients. 

 

 

Primary Purpose:

 

Responsible for routing and scheduling of all outbound freight

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the daily safe, efficient, legal and economical operation of all transportation activities
  • Support sales efforts consistent with corporate and regulatory compliance, health, safety and environmental affairs
  • Responsible for all branch transportation related maintenance/housekeeping of equipment and fleet
  • Provide input to management regarding transportation budgets in coordination with  branch management
  • Responsible for meeting customer delivery requirements in a cost effective manner
  • Properly manage the transportation function through UVX2000 System
  • Schedule deliveries with Company equipment and set-up common carrier pick-ups
  • Work with Transportation Coordinators / Purchasing on local vendor pick-ups
  • Maintain truck and trailers licensing and permits
  • Answer shipping office phones, radio and may back-up Shipping / Receiving Clerks

 

Education/Training

The ability to read, write, count, understand and speak English

Experience shipping and receiving products using a computer inventory system

Some product knowledge, chemical  industry background and/or chemistry classes a plus

 

Physical Demands/Environmental Conditions:

Office and Warehouse environment. Exposure to fumes, dirt, noise and hazardous chemicals on a daily basis.  May require safety equipment and/or precautions

 

  • The physical ability to lift and carry at least 100 lb. net bags for short distances

 

Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

 

We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.

 

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Keywords: Univar Solutions, Pittsburg , Dispatcher, Other , Pittsburg, California

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