Dispatcher I - Elk Grove Village
Elk Grove Village, IL 
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Job Description

CEVA Logistics is currently seeking a Dispatcher for our Elk Grove Village, IL location.

Position Summary

Assigns routes to drivers and owner-operators;coordinates shipments according to customer instructions, andensures compliance to DOT regulations andestablished internal policies and guidelines. Models andacts in accordancewith our guiding principles and corevalues.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Dispatch drivers for U.S. domestic shipment pick-ups and deliveries.
  • Ensure compliance with DOT regulations and established internal policies and guidelines.
  • Prioritize time sensitive cargo.
  • Notify drivers of pick-up and delivery assignments.
  • Maintain shipment information under the Customs control document.
  • Ensure required paperwork is timely submitted to Import personnel.
  • Read andassimilate stored data and enter new data in computer database.
  • Assist with shrink-wrapping, loading and down-loading freight,verifying the labeling of domestic shipments, and noting the count and condition of cargo received.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum three years related experience.
  • Minimumtwo years industryexperience preferred.

Certifications and Licenses:

  • Valid state issued Class C Driver's License.
  • Forklift Certification
  • DOT Dangerous Goods/Hazardous Materials Certification

Languages and Communication Skills:

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with multi-functional and diverse backgrounds.

Computer Skills:

  • PC literate.
  • Basicproficiency in Microsoft Office, internet, web-based and job specific software applications.

Other Skills/Experience:

  • Knowledge of local geographic market.
  • Accurate typing skills and/or data entry skills.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
  • Responds promptly and professionally to customer needs.
  • Read, comprehend and complete basic checklists, forms or other related documents.
  • Effectively present information in one-on-one situations or in small group situations.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities.
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Good vision and depth perception required.
  • Ability to drive and/or operate heaving machinery or equipment.
  • Ability to operate a forklift.


CEVA Logistics is proud to be an equal opportunity work place and an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
3+ years
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