Straight Truck Driver Terre Haute Area

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

DEAN FOODS COMPANY HUNTINGTON, IN

Company
DEAN FOODS COMPANY
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5480
AJE Ref #
576113380
Location
HUNTINGTON, IN
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Description:
The Straight Truck Driver is responsible for operating a
Straight Struck or Pup Truck to deliver products to
customers in an assigned route. The position involves
loading, preordering, delivering, product accounting and
other functions involved in servicing a variety of
customers.
* Deliver product to customers in an efficient, timely,
courteous and accurate manner.
* Ensure that all accounts are maintained according to
the published schematics.
* Secure and maintain distribution of all authorized
company products.
* Promote the addition and sales of new products.
* Ensure sufficient route inventory levels to meet
customer demands while adhering to account inventory
control and company distribution procedures.
* Submit all customer paperwork and deposits daily;
including invoices, load orders, and handheld reports.
* Maintain proper handheld records for all accounts.
* Load or unload cases of product manually with hook,
handcart or pallet-jack onto and off the truck.
* Ensure load is properly secured. Collect empty cases.
* Resolve customer complaints.
* Stock and/or rotate product on shelves or in cold
room.
* Reset product displays.
* Must maintain idle time to company standards / Xata
requirements.
* Must be able to complete assigned route within DOT
time regulations.
* Implement and maintain plan o gram integrity and Point
of sale material where needed.
* Maintain a valid Class A and/or Class B license and
current DOT medical card. Per Company and/or DOT
regulations, report any moving violations to management
immediately.
* Checks load security prior to travel and at each stop,
making adjustments when needed.
* Know and comply with all Department of Transportation
regulations per the Federal Motor Carrier Safety
Regulations handbook.
* Complete all daily DOT and customer paperwork
including delivery tickets, pre and post trip
inspections, driver logs, and vehicle service reports.
* 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,
confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall
restraints, etc.
* 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.
Requirements:
* High School Diploma or GED preferred; and one to two
years related experience and/or training; or, equivalent
combination of education and experience.
* Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all
units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions
and decimals.
* Experience within the food and beverage industry
preferred.
* Must be able to drive, stand, walk, kneel, lift and
bend required for virtually the entire shift. Balance -
pulling product, climb in and out of truck. Ability to
lift and/or move up to six cases on hand truck. (Cases
weigh 20 to 55 lbs.).
* Must be able to work in indoor and outdoor environment
with moderate noise, sometimes slippery floors.
Temperature range from 34-120 degrees F.
* Must be willing to work flexible hours including
overtime, weekends and holidays.
* Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
* Effective verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
* Must possess and maintain a CDL Class A and/or Class B
License with Air Brake.
* Must have a clean driving record.
* Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens
(including drug, background and criminal checks).
Dean Foods Company is an Equal Opportunity employer
M/F/Veteran/Disability
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability or protected veteran status.