Gypsum Management and Supply, Inc.

Dispatcher

United Building Materials (Columbus, OH), 4140 Fisher Road, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America Req #82
Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Gypsum Management & Supply, Inc. (GMS) is the leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products and other specialty building materials. Founded in 1971, GMS now operates an expansive network of distribution centers nationwide.

Valley Interior Products has several conveniently located yards in Kentucky and Tennessee. Many of our team members have worked at Valley Interior Products for over 10 years. We have several team members who started their careers in delivery and warehouse positions and later advanced into management. This is a testament to the great culture and work environment that Valley Interior provides. We really define our employees as “family” and truly care about the health and welfare of everyone who works for us.
 
For more information about our family of companies, please visit gms.com or vipgms.com.

Position Summary:

The primary function of a dispatcher is to direct and coordinate the ordering and delivery of materials to customers in the day-to-day operations.  The Dispatcher adheres to and promotes corporate policies and manages the general use of equipment, trucks, delivery personnel and materials.  This employee directs all activities that concern delivery, warehouse and facilities.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the fast, accurate processing of sales orders, setting up job’s information, confirming & appropriate reports which support sales order processing
  • Processing credit memos on the computer
  • Assist customers with will call orders
  • Supervises stocking crews, conducts performance reviews and employee orientation, and coordinates driver training
  • Schedules and dispatches crews to maximize time efficiency and monitors labor costs on each job
  • Computes payroll accurately and on time
  • Trains new stockers on how to perform job safely and correctly
  • Completes new hire and training paperwork in a timely manner
  • Ensures compliance with VCR program
  • Responsible for triple count and job completer program
  • Responsible for front counter, office/dispatch, restroom and yard/warehouse cleanliness
  • Responsible for ensuring that trucks are clean
  • Performs job in a safe manner

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, required
  • College degree, preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of related work experience
  • Strong Microsoft office skills
  • Ability to quickly and accurately perform basic math skills
  • Ability to quickly read a road/geographical map and communicate directions
  • Organization skills demonstrated in job performance
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions with limited guidance

 

Core Competencies:

  • Ability to self-manage, show initiative and be proactive
  • Communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing to coworkers and customers

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position in an office environment 80% of the time.
  • Occasionally, move about inside the office to access files, office machinery, etc.
  • Must be able to operate basic office machinery.
  • Must be able to communicate with team and management and be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

 

Required Cognitive Skills:

  • Must be able to problem solve and prioritize tasks.
  • Must be able to manage stress depending on deadlines and ongoing projects.
  • Must be able to multitask.
  • Must be able to receive and analyze information.
  • Must be able to quickly communicate solutions if problems occur.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a high degree of sound judgement and initiative.

 

Benefits & Perks:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance
  • Wellness Benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Paid Holidays & Vacation Days
  • Professional Growth Opportunities
  • Development & Training Programs

 

This job description is subject to change at any time.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Launch your career with a national building materials distributor and discover opportunities for growth and advancement. We value our team members and believe them to be our greatest assets. As such, we invest in training and strive to provide a work-life balance.

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  • United Building Materials (Columbus, OH), 4140 Fisher Road, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America