Dan Schantz Farm & Greenhouses LLC has an IMMEDIATE opening for a Dispatcher Trainee. You will receive robust training on the requirements and skills needed to become a successful reliable Dispatcher who will be able to fulfill duties described below with the utmost professionalism and can-do attitude. We need a dynamic and detailed individual who can join our team during our peak spring shipping season and exceed customer expectations!
Dan Schantz has been operating businesses in the Lehigh Valley for over 60 years! Today, our company has four commercial greenhouse growing locations as well as our retail store off of Lehigh Street and I-78 in Allentown, PA. We deliver to our customers within the tri-state area and beyond. We are dedicated to providing quality products and excellent service to our customers and creating a work environment that is safe, productive, and positive.
This full-time, year-round position is based from our main office located at 8025 Spinnerstown Road, Zionsville, PA 18092. A variety of benefits are offered as well as competitive pay. We are a down-to-earth, family-oriented company with a strong work ethic and solid values. Our leaders believe in developing long-term relationships with our employees and our customers.
You will learn:
How to Ensure our customers receive product on time, damage free, and with a professional, safe, and excellent customer delivery experience.
Load plan outbound moves from all four company growing facilities.
Coordinate transfers of product and material between the four facilities as well as contract grower facilities and farm fields in the fall ornamental season.
Route truck routes for maximum load factor and efficiency.
Dispatch drivers on a daily basis.
Negotiate contracts and rates for purchased transportation services.
Develop long-term relationships with brokers and vendors to successfully navigate challenges of seasonality with supply chain.
Maintain vehicle fleet and related transportation equipment (owned, rented, leased) for safe and efficient operation.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Ability to answer multi-line phones and have professional phone skills
Ability to multi-task
Some exposure, experience and/or training in customer service, dispatching or project management or equivalent combination of education and experience
Intermediate computer skills (proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Outlook)
Geographical knowledge of service area or map reading skills
Dan Schantz Farm & Greenhouses LLC is one of the nation’s largest and finest greenhouse growers. The mission of DSFG is to produce the world’s finest flowers because we believe our customers deserve the VERY BEST! That all starts with finding the right people who truly have a passion in the horticulture industry.