Driver Manager/Dispatcher

Pollock Orora

Pollock is wholesale distributor of industrial packaging and sanitary maintenance supplies, as well as food service disposables and retail supplies. We are seeking a highly motivated candidate to work in a fast-paced environment. Must be a self-starter with the ability to communicate and interact effectively with all levels of the organization. Two years of dispatching experience preferred, but will consider the right candidate without this experience.

Job Functions

  • Daily Communication and management of 22 drivers, all local, both class A and Class B
  • Build trust and working relationship with drivers to create a team oriented culture
  • Carry out the routes assigned by Roadnet routers the previous evening
  • Ability to effectively manage changes that occur throughout the day
  • Communicate effectively with customer service, sales, and management
  • Work with warehouse managers to arrange loads, place trailers at dock, and transfer product to second warehouse
  • Manage maintenance of fleet, some through full service lease program and some through shops for company owned equipment

Job Requirements

  • High school degree or equivalent GED
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Prior managerial or leadership experience preferred
  • Strong computer skills, particularly Microsoft Exel and Outlook

Special Skills

  • Decision making ability
  • Problem solving ability
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Planning and prioritizing work

Salary and benefits package includes

• 401K with employer match
• Paid vacation and holidays
• Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

Based in Grand Prairie, Texas.

Salary: $45,000 to $55,000/year.

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