Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc.

Chicago, IL

Transportation Dispatcher - IL Chicago

$33,000-$91,000 / YEAR

Job ID: 6083

Position Description:
Central Steel & Wire, a wholly owned subsidiary of Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc., is a leading distributor and processor of metals in North America. Headquartered in Chicago, we operate service centers in cities across the United States. Central Steel offers an unparalleled range of products, leading processing and fabricating capabilities, a broad geographic reach, and an established commitment to superior service. We are currently seeking a Transportation Dispatcher to join our team in Chicago, IL.

This position will be responsible for executing the daily transportation plan to achieve exceptional customer service for on-time delivery to the customer. The successful candidate will manage shipments and carriers to meet load and departure times to ensure on-time delivery to the customer at minimal cost.

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Roles and Responsibilities
• Implement the daily transportation plans to meet delivery dates
• Respond to changing needs of customers by immediate response and changes to transportation plan
• Communicate results and issues professionally to appropriate personnel including sales and operations
• Create/maintain shipping reports for performance
• Manages carrier relationships and maintains a carrier scorecard to measure performance
• Identify and resolve carrier performance issues such as: missed loads, stops pick ups, etc
• Carrier/driver review for performance and cost savings
• Resolves errors in shipments
• Timely load closure
• Track and trace of shipments as necessary
• Lead the continuous process improvement efforts by identifying high impact areas and executing projects for improvement
• Other tasks as assigned

Position Requirements:
• GED or High School diploma
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in a transportation role
• Problem solving skills
• Computer skills required (OTM/SAP experience a plus)
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage changing priorities and multiple tasks
• Track record of self-motivated, results-orientated team player
• Professional communication skills to internal and external customers

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