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Dallas, TX 
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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Truck Driver position requires an experienced truck driver to serve our supply chain logistics department in a safe and timely manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Comply with company Safety Policies and Procedures

* Transport finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers

* Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance

* Plan routes and meet delivery schedules

* Document and log work/rest periods and kilometers spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts

* Input "macros" into our automated system for each stage of the loading and unloading process

* Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures

* Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions

* Collect and verify delivery instructions

* Report defects, accidents or violations

* Regular attendance, timeliness and scheduling flexibility

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

* Hands on experience with electronic equipment and software (GPS, AVL units, CB etc.)

* Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly

* Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations

* No recent moving or driving violations

* Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc.)

* Willing to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment recommendations

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

The employee should have the following:

* High School Diploma or equivalent and training or certification in relevant skill or trade

* 1 - 2 years' experience in a relevant field

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

The employee should possess the ability to:

* Be exposed to sounds or noise levels that maybe uncomfortable

* Withstand exposure to temperature extremes inside or out

* Prolong standing or in stationary position

* Complete repetitive movements

* Bend and/or twist

* Lift/move/transport items up to 50 pounds

* Ability to move or traverse about the facilities

* Ability to work around dust, chemicals, and other substances, and in various environmental conditions

* Wear all required personal protective equipment (hearing, vision and hardhat protection)

This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities or may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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