Dispatcher/Scale House Attendant

Job Details

Division: Nucor Steel Gallatin LLC

Location: Ghent, KY, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

The Shipping Dispatcher/Scale House Attendant position will work with various personnel to meet company shipping goals, perform dispatching, invoicing, inventory, and scale house tasks.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring availability of truck, rail and barge shipments and dispatching carriers, generating shipping documents, invoicing and directing the loading of coils.
  • Arranging the transfer of coils by rail to local outside processors and confirming shipments from outside processors.
  • Maintaining accurate inventory locations.
  • Weighing and inspecting all inbound scrap and alloy shipments via rail, truck, and for all outbound coil shipments via rail.  Maintain inventory status.
  • Determining scrap acceptance or rejection
  • Assisting in coordination of all rail traffic movements between CSX, and processors, etc.
  • Assigning stockpiles and controlling stockpile usage

This position will be required to work a rotating shift including nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime.

  Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Proficiency in use of computers and in use of Microsoft Office suite of programs
  • At least one year of administrative office experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous shipping and office experience


Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Covington