Dispatch Supervisor
American Iron & Metal
Hamilton, Canada
5d ago

About Us :

American Iron & Metal (AIM) is a family-owned, Canadian-based company founded in 1936 in Montreal, Quebec. Recognized as one of North America’s most sophisticated metal recyclers, AIM has evolved into a successful and multifaceted company with a global footprint.

At AIM, we understand that the well-being of our employees is the key factor for our international success. Accordingly, we promote a safe, fair and dynamic work environment that provides excellent training programs and career advancement plans and maintains the highest safety standards.

If you are looking for career development and an opportunity to work for a company that promotes growth, then keep reading!

Job Description

American Iron & Metal is a growth-oriented metal recycling and processing company located in Hamilton, Ontario. We are currently recruiting for a Dispatch Supervisor with experience for our Hamilton location.


  • Responsible to oversee the day to day operations of the transportation team, inclusive of dispatchers, driver supervisors and drivers.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for working closely with both the logistics manager as well as sales to ensure that material shipments are coordinated as efficiently as possible in and out of the American Iron & Metal Hamilton facility.
  • The individual will need to understand the daily pick up requirements of commercial accounts in the automotive and manufacturing sectors, service centers, demolition, etc.
  • By understand all of their needs.

  • The individual will set up and schedule weekend work requirements with dispatch to ensure service is maintained at a high level.
  • Understand the mill sales, delivery time-lines, contracts and schedules so dispatch can schedule trucks as effectively as possible.
  • Individual will be responsible for the ERP Payroll system (weekly hours for drivers)
  • Understand the ins and outs of transportation software and GPS Routing software and to create and understand efficiencies, proper runs, safety, and truck performance.
  • Work with sales and management on new account costings, designs and needs of the department.
  • Experience

  • Strong understanding of logistics
  • Management of a team
  • 5 Plus years of dispatch experience or in a dispatch environment
  • Scrap metal knowledge and experience in the operation of roll-off and lugger trucks is an asset
  • Competent on Microsoft Office and transportation dispatch software
  • Knowledge of MTO Rules and Regulations
  • Attributes

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Team player
  • Flexibility on hours including weekends and evenings, available by phone after-hours
  • Must understand the importance of details and timing
  • Communication skills
  • Well-Organized
  • Apply
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