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(USA-MN-Willmar) Centralized Transportation Dispatch – Logistics – Corporate Office (Austin, MN or Willmar, MN)

Clarkfield, MN | Posted 2 months ago

**CENTRALIZED TRANSPORTATION DISPATCH - LOGISTICS - CORPORATE OFFICE (AUSTIN OR WILLMAR, MN)** **To save time applying, Hormel Foods does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas for this position at this time.** Relocation is not eligible for this role. **RESPONSIBILITIES:** + Dispatch around 25,000 interplant driven and customer delivered loads in Minnesota and Wisconsin annually. Work with production facilities to coordinate loaded and empty tank movements between Pelican Rapids, Melrose, and Willmar based on needs at each plant. + Serve as dispatch operations liaison between Hormel enterprise and motor carrier partners. + Coordinate freight transportation based upon ship location. + Analyze order quantity, destination, weight, delivery date and product type to determine consolidation and efficiency via transportation management systems. + Source carriers based upon cost, service reliability, equipment availability and past performance history. + Create solutions to challenges that effect on time delivery to customers and distribution networks. + Able to work overtime when required and potential weekend rotation. + Miscellaneous projects as assigned by CT management to fulfill needs of department. **QUALIFICATIONS:** Required + Demonstrated dependability due to transactional customer service requirements for this position. + Demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills: ability to communicate with clarity and diplomacy with time sensitive/challenging issues. + Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel. + Proven ability to initiate appropriate action independently. + Proven ability to multitask with a high degree of accuracy. Preferred + Blue Yonder Transportation Management System (TMS) or alternate TMS experience, and or motor carrier dispatch experience. + Proficiency in order processing systems. + Strong organizational skills. + Ability to learn and use custom computer programs. + Experience with mainframe/WMS systems. _Hormel Foods Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status._ **Requisition ID** : 23263 Hormel Foods Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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