Dispatcher

Topeka, KS, US

  

Joining Beacon Building Products as a Dispatcher means becoming part of a values-driven organization. Our core principles guide everything we do: putting people first, prioritizing safety, doing what's right, taking pride in our work, continuously improving, and making significant strides towards a more sustainable future. 

 

Be part of BUILDing a better tomorrow with Beacon, a leading Fortune 500 distributor of roofing materials and complementary building products in the United States and Canada. At Beacon, you'll be part of a company committed to making a difference. 

  

What you will earn:  

 

  • Competitive Pay: We make sure that your hard work is recognized.     

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits: Experience the peace of mind that comes with our comprehensive benefits package designed to prioritize your well-being.    

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP): Bolster your financial growth. Invest in your future and become a stakeholder by purchasing company shares at a 15% discount twice annually.    

  • 401(k) Match: Ensure a secure future with fair matching of your retirement contributions.    

  • Paid Leave: Recharge and find work-life balance, flexible parental leave for quality family time, generous sick leave, and enjoy paid time off, company holidays, and floating holidays to unwind and pursue personal interests.  

  • Paid Training and Advancement Opportunities: Open doors to exciting possibilities by engaging in our dynamic learning programs, which include the opportunity to earn valuable certifications.  

 

What you will do:  

 

  • Schedule all deliveries daily for assigned area 

  • Plan, organize, coordinate and schedule Drivers and Helpers for optimum efficiency 

  • Adhere to and educate operations staff on all Beacon safety policies 

  • Provides superior service to all internal and external customers  

  • Manage Material Transfers between branches in the region 

  • Manage truck load within DOT regulations and GPS Data 

  • Demonstrate a daily commitment to safety and adhere diligently to all safety protocols, while always wearing appropriate PPE   

  • Maintain adherence to OSHA regulations and union contracts (where applicable) 

  • Ensure safe and reliable vehicles and forklifts are available to meet operational requirements 

  • Maintaining a Continuous Improvement Log by working with the Regional Operations Manager to address compliance, identify and resolve issues efficiently. 

  • Performs other duties as assigned 

  

What you will bring: 

 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Competence in operating all types of trucks and lifts 

  • Effective time management and customer relations skills 

  • Knowledge of OSHA and DOT requirements 

  • Familiarity with the local area to facilitate well-routed deliveries 

  • Experience in logistics and distribution 

  • Prior experience in a dispatching role is a plus 

  • Preferred experience in the building products industry 

  • Bilingual proficiency is preferred 


“Our goal at Beacon is to cultivate an environment where all ideas are welcomed, and all our people feel empowered.”


Nearest Major Market: Topeka