JOB SUMMARY: Drives truck in transporting product from plant to depot.
This position has direct and indirect responsibility to ensure that all work activities under its span of control are performed with attention to the highest standards of food quality, safe processes, compliance with all appropriate legal requirements and a focus on continuous process improvement.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Driving truck over established route to deliver product
2. Records delivery information on daily log book
3. Unloading full racks of product and reloading empty racks into truck
4. Daily inspection of equipment to keep in compliance of DOT regulations
JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Prefer high school diploma or equivalent. Requires a CDL. Additional post-secondary education is preferred (ie: Technical of Vocational education) in areas of material handling, warehouse, shipping, packaging, etc.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, a Transport Driver (DOT# 292.353-010) is a semi-skilled position with at least 2 years experience preferred. The general educational development requirements include the following:
Reasoning Skills- Apply common sense understanding, to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions; deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in or from standardized situations.
Mathematical Skills- Add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure; perform the four operations with like common and decimal fractions; compute ratio, rate, and percent; draw and interpret bar graphs, perform arithmetic operations involving all American monetary units.
Language Skills- Read a variety of novels, magazines, atlases, and encyclopedias. Read safety rules, instructions in the use and maintenance of shop tools and equipment, and methods and procedures in mechanical drawing and layout work.
Previous work experience in a manufacturing warehouse and/or shipping environment is preferred.
Prefer previous safety training.
Ability to sit (85%) and walk (15%) for 8 hours. Ability to lift approximately up to a maximum of 100 pounds approximately 10 times per day from floor to waist. Ability to reach overhead 10 times per day and to ground 10 times per day. Climbing stairs and ladders 4 times per day. Using repetitive motions, using the hands/arms approximately 75 times per day. Also uses the back (twisting) 10 times per day. Ability to push/pull unloading ramps and unloading racks weighing from 100 lbs. to 450 lbs. using upper body approximately 50 times a day and whole body 50 times a day. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Transport Driver, is considered a heavy physical demand level job, defined as occasional exerting force of 5-100 pounds, frequently 25-50, and constantly 10-20 pounds.
OTHER ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS NOT LISTED ABOVE INCLUDE
Reading, writing, seeing, hearing, communicating, driving, adding, subtracting, using the telephone, and understanding instructions. Ability to tolerate temperature extremes 6 hours of the day. To be in unprotected heights, approximately 50 times a day. The U.S. Department of Labor also reports near and far acuity, depth perception and color vision are other physical demands.
Tractor-trailer, unloading ramps, cake racks, pen, hydraulic lifts, tire chains, load bars, and log book.
Qualified applicants may submit their current resume, current salary history and cover letter to:
Angie Heins, Assistant HR Manager,
via email to email@example.com, or by
fax to 620-342-7327.