JOB POSTING – Dispatcher

OMS works in partnership with healthcare professionals, LHIN's and other healthcare agencies to provide seamless healthcare solutions to their clients. OMS also provides our business partners with healthcare related resources and support services. For more information about our company please go to http://www.oms.ca/

Our commitment to you:

  • Providing a safe, secure and supportive environment
  • Strategies that stimulate job satisfaction, professional growth and development
  • Work schedules that allow for a healthy and fulfilling work-life balance
  • Providing the tools, training and resources necessary to achieve success
  • Continuous improvement, innovation and investment in technology
  • Sustaining and strengthening partnerships with the entire health care team

Job Title: Dispatcher
Location: Ontario Medical Supply (OMS) – Mississauga, ON
Reports to: Operations Manager
No. of Positions: 1
Type: Full time, Permanent
Salary: Hourly, commensurate with experience
Benefits: Yes, comprehensive benefits package

Job Responsibilities 

  • Assign daily delivery of parcels and coordinate run schedules
  • Ensure all delivery documentation is complete/submitted in a timely manner
  • Oversee and coordinate specific shipping activities
  • Ensure work is performed within established regulations, policies and procedures with regards to delivering parcels, workplace health and safety, the workplace environment and quality control
  • Observe general performance of staff during shift
  • Identify issues/concerns and report/escalate information to the appropriate personnel
  • Report and escalate all delivery deficiencies to the appropriate department
  • Lead, instruct and train employees on an ongoing basis to perform the Dispatch and Delivery functions
  • Ensure schedules and deadlines are adhered to
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships showing respect and professionalism with those contacted in the course of work including co-workers, brokers and couriers
  • Verify accuracy of shipments and ensuring items are sent in the most cost effective manner; tracing lost shipments and/or claims for lost shipments
  • Prepare specific bills of lading: checks items to be shipped against orders to ensure that quantities, destination and routing are correct
  • Provide leadership by demonstrating high standards of work practices and safety conscious behaviour
  • Provide customer service to all clients as well as external and internal customers in a professional manner
  • Perform general housekeeping duties

Qualifications

  • Completion of high school
  • Strong customer service skills/proven ability to interact with the elderly
  • Good knowledge of the GTA and surrounding area
  • Background Check is required
  • Leadership qualities including the ability to instruct and maintain effective and efficient productivity from personnel
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must be able to work independently minimal direction using good judgment and initiative
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Manual dexterity is required to use desktop/handheld computers, printers, scanners

While we thank you for your interest, only select applicants will be contacted regarding the position.
Please cite Job Posting #OMS2874 and submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Danny Sousa
Operations Manager
Danny.Sousa@medicalpharmacies.com

Ontario Medical Supply Inc. is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing diversity and accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. All applicants must make their requirements known when contacted.

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