Dean Foods

NE Resupply Driver-Trac Tr

US-MT-Great Falls
Requisition ID
2017-2533
# of Openings
1
Category
Consumer Products
Education
Some High School
Relocation Assistance
No

Do you like being behind the wheel?  Do you like meeting new people daily?  Do you like BEING HOME?  Stop searching and apply to be a Route Driver for Dean’s Foods.  Dean Food’s is the industry leading producer of dairy products.  We offer you the security that comes with working for a national brand while you get to earn one of the best wage and benefit packages in any industry.  You will find yourself working friendly schedules to possibly include 4 day work weeks with generous overtime opportunities.        

 

Job Description & Requirements

Job Description:

 

Drives Tractor Trailer and transports products from location to another (plant, branch). May drop deliver to large accounts; non-driver controlled order; delivers on a Tractor Trailer 

  • Verify shipment accuracy and assure saleable condition of product.
  • Transact proper documentation in computerized hand-held device or paper.
  • Load/unload trucks.
  • Resolve discrepancies and communicate major issues to Supervisor.
  • Inspect equipment according to company and DOT regulations; Tractor, trailer, pallet jack, load bars, lift gates.
  • Maintain a valid Class A and current DOT medical card. Per Company and/or DOT regulations, report any moving violations to management immediately.
  • Complete all daily DOT and customer paperwork including delivery tickets, pre and post trip inspections, driver logs, and vehicle service reports.
  • Required to either transport product across state lines, or if delivering intrastate, to haul some products that originate in other states.
  • Stock and/or rotate product in warehouse where required.
  • Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
  • Know and comply with all Department of Transportation regulations per the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations handbook.
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
  • Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas.
  • Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area. Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

 

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or, equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must possess and maintain CDL-A with at least an Air Brake endorsement and combination. Doubles and tanker endorsement may also be required.
  • Experience within food and beverage handling preferred.
  • Must be able to drive, sit, operate/inspect vehicle, stand, walk, kneel, lift and bend required for the entire shift. Able to balance and pull product, climb in and out of truck. Must be able to lift and/or move up to six cases on hand truck. (cases weigh 20 to 55 lbs.).
  • Temperature range includes outdoors, indoors and cargo areas from 34°-120° degrees Fahrenheit.
  • For ice cream: Must be able to work in an environment where the temperature is maintained at minus 22 degrees Fahrenheit. 
  • Must be able operate hand-held,truck-mounted computer,refrigeration equipment and power jacks.
  • Must be able to work in indoor and outdoor environment with moderate noise, sometimes slippery floors.
  • Pallet Jack certification and training is preferred.
  • Mechanical refrigeration experience is preferred.
  • Must be able to operate a lift gate.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to effectively work in a team environment.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must have a clean driving record.
  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).

EEO Statement

Dean Foods considers marijuana (including medical marijuana) to be an illegal drug.  Dean Foods will rescind offers of employment to applicants who test positive for marijuana (unless restricted from doing so by state or local law).   

 

Dean Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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