• Coordinator/Dispatcher

    Location(s) USA-UT-North Salt Lake City
    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Administrative - Finance
  • Overview

    Are you great at multi-tasking, and doing so ACCURATELY?  If so, then Savage has an opening for you. 



    Savage offers competitive wages and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, long and short-term disabilities, life insurance, and retirement plans.


    The Coordinator/Backup Dispatcher will provide coordinator duties and administrative support to the Operations Manager and team members.  In addition, this position will organize the movement of a truck fleet to serve customers throughout Utah, ensuring the work is completed efficiently on a backup basis to the full time dispatcher.  This position will report to the Operations Manager.


    • Create and maintain dispatch on a backup basis to meet customer demand and contract needs by efficiently utilizing equipment and available team members.
    • Manage accounts payable and receivables, as required
    • Review drivers’ paperwork and accurately record the data into the system
    • Ensure all paperwork is in on time daily and entered correctly through verification and validation
    • Ensure invoicing happens per operation standard and to meet customer needs
    • Maintain and disseminate required reports to leadership and customer(s)
    • Support the recruiting process, including scheduling job interviews, completing paperwork, and assisting new team members in the onboarding process
    • Assist the team in administrative items (e.g. book travel, training registration, etc)
    • Update and maintain accurate D.O.T. files for all team members
    • Data entry
    • Assist with communicating to all team members violations for HOS, log book, etc., including daily follow-up with team members
    • Assist with ensuring all team members are set-up in all Savage systems and help resolve any problems (e.g. geo-tab, on road and bulk fuel process)
    • Ensure work is performed in compliance with regulatory requirements
    • Anticipate the needs of those you support and complete assigned tasks with a high degree of accuracy and minimal direction
    • Participate in the S7 quality program
    • Commit to safe work practices; follow standard operating procedures, receive feedback and watch out for the safety, health, and wellness of others
    • Handle and resolve issues with customers
    • Monitor real-time conditions and customers’ needs through communication with customers and Operations Manager and reviewing data
    • Build a strong rapport with drivers, communicate objectives clearly, and provide work direction
    • Fulfill other duties assigned by Operations Manager


    • Ability to analyze and interpret data, and make quick and confident decisions
    • Strong general computer skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with an ability to create and manipulate intermediate-level functions in Excel, Word, PowerPoint
    • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to quickly build relationships with customers and team members
    • Problem solving and has the ability to think outside of the box and can grasp the big picture in a chain of events
    • Must be able to travel long distances on occasion for additional training
    • Written and verbal communication skills including proper telephone and email etiquette; ability to communicate with managers, team members, and customers in a concise and professional manner
    • 2 to 3 years of job related experience where the success of the position relies on accurately receiving, inputting, interpreting and utilizing data to make decisions in a fast-paced and occasionally high-stress environment 
    • Demonstrates a sense of ownership for responsibilities, and is willing to learn 
    • Self-starter who can budget time and resources and is able to work with minimal supervision 
    • Has a desire to cross train and communicate with team members in a similar capacity to accomplish a given task
    • Be available to support operations on a rotating, on-call basis; some weekend work will be required




    • High School or GED equivalent required
    • Minimum two years’ experience in data management, customer service, and administrative support
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Previous dispatch experience preferred


    Physical Requirements  

    • Works primarily in an office environment with the occasional need for field work.
    • Must be able to sit for long periods of time

    With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire RightTrain Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.


    Savage offers competitive benefits that include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.


    Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.


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