Serta Simmons Truck Driver in Clear Lake, Iowa

Reports to: Operations Manager with additional direction given by Production Supervisor

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Operates tractor/trailer in accordance with Department of Transportation in US or National/Provincial guidelines in Canada, as well as all Company guidelines in order to deliver products to dealer locations as scheduled. May assist with unloading trucks and warehousing and/or palletizing at customer locations as needed. Prepares required delivery paperwork. Provides basic customer service related to delivery issues and assists in resolving related problems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Operates tractor/trailer in accordance with Department of Transportation guidelines in US or National/Provincial guidelines in Canada as well as all Company guidelines, and in a safe and efficient manner

Fully complies with all hours of service rules

Performs regular equipment checks and completes related documentation and notifies supervisor of any unsafe conditions

Delivers products to dealer locations as scheduled and as requested

Notifies Plant Manager, Supervisor, scheduling personnel and/or customer of any immediate delivery problems

Assists with unloading trucks and warehousing and/or palletizing at customer locations as needed

Picks-up and loads returned products as instructed

Completes all related paperwork

Provides basic customer service related to deliveries and assists in resolving related problems. Inspects products for defects as needed

Completes accurate driver log and submits on a daily basis along with other trip sheet, fuel, maintenance and delivery documentation

Reports accidents and completes appropriate paperwork per established mandated and Plant procedures

Maintains current knowledge of, and complies with, CDL/DOT and Company/Plant requirements and standards

Immediately notifies supervisor of a problem with CDL, driving record status and/or medical certification. Attends and participates in driver safety meetings

Fulfills back haul orders and spotting trailers in yard as instructed

REQUIREMENTS:

Must be at least 21 (25 in Canada) years old and be physically qualified to drive a truck in accordance with DOT requirements

Prior CDL driving experience (2 yrs) with a good driving record

Must have a currently valid commercial drivers license and drivers license issued from only one State or jurisdiction

Ability to safely operate Plant motor vehicles and to determine if cargo being transported is properly located, distributed, & secured along with familiarity with methods and procedures for securing cargo

Meets all other DOT/Regulated Transportation standards and requirements

Submits to drug and alcohol testing as required under DOT and Company guidelines (US Only)

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities associated with the job. Other job-related duties may be assigned.

An Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer * Drug-Free Environment

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC

Clear Lake Plant