Truck Driver

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POSITION TITLE: Truck Driver

REPORTS TO: Shipping Manager

SUMMARY

Responsible for all activities associated with transport and delivery of the ordered product to customers.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain a safe and clean vehicle at all times.
  • Safely and productively operate either a tractor with 53’ trailer or our 26’ straight truck at all times.
  • Possess and maintain a clean driving record and DOT Medical Certification.
  • Maintain safety compliance with trailer, straight truck, and tractor daily inspections as required.
  • Obey all regulatory requirements for operating a commercial vehicle.
  • Complete and submit all shipping documents in a timely manner.
  • Interact and communicate with the shipping manager as required.
  • Additional duties may be assigned by management.

GUIDELINES

Never interfere with production unless there is a safety or quality concern.

If you are caught up in your work activities above, see management immediately for direction.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Able to read a tape measure with speed and accuracy. Able to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, measurement, volume and rate. Able to apply concepts of high school math.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or graphic form. Ability to deal with problems involving one or more concrete variables in standardized situations.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

The individual must have working knowledge of the following:

  • Equipment design and capabilities that can be translated into efficient operation.
  • GPS and cell phone familiarity
  • Quality standards

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use a hand and a finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS

The performance of the employee will be measured as follows:

Operating standards – the employee will need to meet or exceed the Operating Standards in the areas of quality, cost, safety, customer satisfaction, and productivity. Such standards will be set annually and communicated to the employee.

Personal growth – while the company will provide the tools to assist the employee to grow professionally the responsibility for moving forward lies with the individual. Each year there will be goals developed and agreed to by the employee and his/her superior.

Employee relations – through observations the employee will be evaluated regarding his/her behaviors associated with appropriate human interaction, respect and communication. Socializing and being unproductive or inefficient will not be tolerated.

Creativity – this will be evaluated by how active the employee is in participating in advancing the business through new and innovative ideas.

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