Yard Lead/Dispatch


The Yard Lead/Dispatcher oversees the operations and logistics of the yard and supervises Yard Staff. Maintains a safe and clean work environment. Ensures that safety standards are adhered to at all times. Manages Drivers and Fleet.


Yard Lead Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that all customers receive product in a timely manner.
  • Helps customers locate the product they need and loads vehicles as necessary.
  • Resolves customer dissatisfaction with materials.
  • Unloads and stocks incoming materials.
  • Keeps all yard and warehouse areas clean, neat and safe.
  • Assembles and loads products for delivery to customers, and transfers to other locations.
  • Observes yard and warehouse for safety, potential theft, and security risks.
  • Reviews vendor packing slip in order to verify quantity, product accuracy and condition, and turns into receiving.
  • Supervises yard/warehouse inventory counts.
  • Opens and/or closes the yard.
  • Stores material safely to prevent damage.
  • Stocks inventory neatly in the proper location within the yard and/or warehouse.
  • Rotates stock to maintain product quality – retail ready.
  • Identifies different building materials and wood products.
  • Operates and maintains the forklift and other yard equipment safely.
  • Completes daily forklift checklist
  • Measures and cuts materials by operating a power saw.
  • Strives for zero product damage while loading and unloading.
  • Reports all damages to the supervisor immediately.
  • Establishes work schedules for Yard Employees and Drivers.
  • Clarifies performance expectations, coaches and guides performance.
  • Addresses any employee concerns and escalates to the supervisor as appropriate.
  • Performs employee one-on-one coaching with the supervisor.
  • Approves employee time in ADP.
  • Leads training of employees in department and may assist with cross-training others.
  • Attends safety meetings regularly.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Exhibits Brand Behaviors consistently.

Dispatch Responsibilities:

  • Develops delivery routes and maintains contact with Drivers throughout the day.
  • Collaborates with Sales to modify daily routes order to accommodate the needs of customers.
  • Monitors delivery routes to ensure accessibility at delivery sites and roadways.
  • Cultivates strong relationships with drivers and customers to reduce the stress that comes with last minute schedule changes.
  • Communicates with Drivers in route.
  • Schedules maintenance of fleet vehicles.
  • Maintains vehicle inspection reports.


  • Customer Service
  • Strong measuring skills
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish highly desired
  • Familiarity with North Bay routes
  • Ability to build loads for delivery while understanding the capacity of fleet
  • Familiarity with radial arm saws
  • Understands staffing budget process


  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • 3 years of forklift experience required
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience required

Yard Lead/Dispatch

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