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Dispatch Specialist

Date:  May 3, 2021

Houston, PA, US, 15342-1154

Req ID:  21434
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

Komatsu Mining in Houston, PA has an immediate opening in our Distribution Warehouse for a Dispatch Specialist.  Work schedule is Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. with schedule flexibility to backfill for manager when needed.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Support daily operations of logistics flow for inbound and outbound materials - international and domestic - service and production -- through the facilities assigned to the respective distribution centers and satellite warehouses
  • Align with the warehouse and invoicing personnel regarding outbound quality (packaging, documention, permitting) of customer order fulfillment
  • Support specialist with the coordination transportation fleet, expedited, contracted, common carrier and rail equipment for conveyance of materials or freight.
  • Foster positive working relationships with carriers and suppliers in supporting door-to-door transport issues including track/trace visibility, packaging, expediting, pick-up and delivery orders.
  • Assist with documentation and needs of outsourced providers for processing freight claims, OS&S situations, and the varied, multi-model complexities of both domestic and international logistics
  • Obtain and file necessary documentation regarding all Logistics activities as necessary, from packing lists, house bills, certificates of insurance, letters of credit provisions, etc.



  • 3-5 years work experience in logistics, warehousing and distribution
  • 1+ year experience with transportation, WMS, GTS, and/or TMS processes
  • Knowledge of DOT regulations and how they apply to operations
  • Experience working with carriers, freight forwarders, and warehouse personnel

Technical Skills

  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skill
  • Microsoft Suite -  Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, Word
  • Knowledge of SAP, RF bar code scanning devices, bar coding and decision support software

Personal Attributes

  • Understanding of process improvement (six sigma background helpful)
  • Knowledge of systems as they relate to supply chain/logistics concepts and practices
  • Works well under pressure while achieving desired results
  • Team player with positive interpersonal and influential skills



Additional Information

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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