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13Mar

Logistics and Dispatch Director

BARD Materials, Dubuque, IA
Join The BARD Team! We are looking for a Logistics and Dispatch Director to be based out of Dubuque, IA
 
Who We Are:
 
BARD Materials is a family-owned Ready Mix and Aggregate Supplier whose purpose is to Transform Materials Responsibly to Build Better Lives, Communities, and Country.  As an Operations Department we live our purpose by delivering Ready-Mix Concrete and Aggregate products in a manner that is Safe, Efficient, and respectful to the Environment.  As a whole, we are focused on creating a culture that develops all employees as leaders, thereby maximizing the positive impact we have on Lives, Communities, and Country.
 
Who you are:
 
You live the BARD Core Values of:
 
  • Be Humble
  • Build and Maintain Relationships
  • Choose to be Positive and Resilient
  • Always Learn, Do, and Improve
  • Own Safety
  • Commit to Quality
  • Focus on the Customer
  • Act as One BARD
 
You:
  • Love leading a team to reach new goals and heights
  • Don't hesitate to think outside the box and challenge the status quo
  • Have effective in-person, phone, and written communication skills
  • Seek to provide exceptional service
  • Don’t mind speaking in front of groups and will work to improve at it
  • Genuinely enjoy seeing others grow and develop under your Leadership
  • Understand your well-being influences your ability to Lead
  • Believe you can improve safety and operational efficiency at the same time.
  • Enjoy trying out new Technologies
  • Believe technology can improve safety and efficiency
  • Enjoy the journey of continual process improvement
  • Inefficiency keeps you up at night
  • Would enjoy the opportunity to attend more schooling if available
  • Experience in a manufacturing leadership role is preferred but not required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred but not required
 
About the Position: 
 
Reports to:  
Vice President
 
Directly Supervises:
Dispatch Managers
Tractor and Trailer Managers
 
This person works closely with Area Managers and Directors from the Finance, IT, Technical Services, Safety, and Environmental Departments.   
 
This Position will be based out of Dubuque.
 
Standard Duties: 
  1. Leads the Dispatch Managers
  1. Continually analyze and improve operational efficiencies
  1. Develop, Implement, and Manages KPI's against established goals as it relates to RM and AGG delivery.  Sets weekly, monthly, annual goals. 
  1. Works collaboratively on process improvement for the entire dispatch department
  1. Responsible for 3rd Party Trucking Quotes as well as fuel purchasing responsibilities
  1. Updates and Collaborate's with Area Managers on project status and customer needs 
  1. Oversees and analyzes Cement and Aggregate Cost Management 
  1. Works closely with Accounting to ensure accurate costing
  1. Works closely with IT to manage and implement operational technologies
  1. Helps on board and train new hires.
  1. Proactively plans for personnel and equipment needs in operations
  1. Assists in a backup Role in any Dispatch Pod
  1. Presents information to management, public groups and/or boards of directors.
 
Required Computer Skills: 
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint
  • Viewpoint - ERP
  • Wrike -Project Management
  • Digital Fleet - GPS Dispatch
  • Integra - RM Dispatch
  • BCMI - Data Management
  • Command Batch - Batching Control
  • Learn new Systems
 
Competitive Benefits:
We offer a competitive benefits package including Health Insurance, Wellness Program, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability Insurance, Flex Spending Plan, 401 K, Profit Sharing, Vacation, Holidays, Sick Pay and an Employee Assistance Program
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Apply by Email:careers@bardmaterials.com

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Job Details

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ID 613391
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
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Information Technology/Telecommunications
Transportation
Benefits
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays

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