MICHAEL FOODS Over the Road Truck Driver-CASA in LENOX, Iowa
DescriptionJOB SUMMARY: The purpose of the driver is to meet the transportation needs of the company.JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform driving assignments as directed by dispatch on time with no cargo loss or damage.Ensure compliance with all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations relating to the operation of a commercial motor vehicle.Comply with hours of service regulations.Perform proper pre-trip, on-the-road trip and post-trip inspections as required by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and complete company vehicle inspection report forms, ensuring vehicle and trailer are in safe operating condition.Ensure proper loading, securing and weight distribution of said cargo before and during trip. Protect cargo against shifting, damage and /or theft.Communicate all variances to scheduled pickup and delivery appointments promptly so the company can notify the customer and take corrective action as needed.Sign and complete all paperwork including Drivers Daily Logs, trip reports, and bills of lading or any other paperwork accurately and submit it promptly.Must be courteous, cooperative and respectful at all times and contact the immediate supervisor to handle any conflicts that do occur.Expected to adhere to safe work practices becoming of a VPP Star worksite.EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:One year certificate from college or technical school or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS:Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) CertificationCDL Class A Drivers licenseOTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Valid CDL (Class A) license with Tanker endorsement.Be familiar with all state and federal regulations pertaining to the operations of a commercial vehicle.2 plus years of tractor trailer and/or yard switching experience.Ability to read and write EnglishObtain PIT certification and use motorized power jacks and/or hand jacks as neededAbility to crank landing gear/dolly legs up or downAbility to interact with customers/people in a professional manner.Must successfully pass the 90 day probationary periodAbility to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.Ability to write simple correspondence.Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10s and 100s.Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)Michael Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, medical condition, marital status, or a physical or mental disability.