The Petfood Delivery Driver is responsible for performing all assigned duties necessary to safely obtain and ship quality products for LANI customers.
DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
- Communicates with vendors or customers for the purpose of ensuring timely delivery of ingredients or flour.
- Deliver or pick up product according to the production schedule.
- Relay information to Logistics Manager and mill staff on scheduled deliveries.
- Report extrusion plant progress to determine schedule of product.
- Work to maintain and confirm appropriate paperwork for bulk truck shipments.
- Assist with training of new drivers.
- Maintain accurate truck logs daily.
- Oversee and maintain equipment records.
- Load and unload trucks.
- Maintains communication with Mill Manager and Logistics Manager.
- Operates equipment on truck and trailer to load, unload or disperse cargo.
- Adjust truck weights according to safety requirements.
- Make sure proper samples are taken of delivered product along with proper paperwork.
- Execute all required transactions on I-Control hardware for inbound and outbound loads.
- Maintain and ensure a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
- Be aware and follow all DOT regulations.
- Report needed repairs of trucks and trailers.
- Able to operate a forklift when needed.
- Report human and food safety hazards.
- Responsibility to identify and communicate food safety and/or product integrity issues to appropriate personnel.
- Follow GMP, HACCP and SQF procedures.
- Exceptional customer service skills.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Be available to help in all other departments when asked upon by your department manager.
- Regular, predictable attendance is required and is an essential function of the position.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: (To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required).
- Education: High school diploma/GED required.
- Experience: 2 or more years experience working with tractor/trailer is preferred, but not required.
- Valid Class A CDL license and medical card required. Adhere to DOT regulations.
- Clean driving record. Ability to comply with all FMCSA regulations.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or other related software
- Willing to work in a team environment and contribute to group goals
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. The phrases “occasionally,” “regularly,” and “frequently” correspond to the following definitions: “occasionally” means up to 25% of working time, “regularly” means between 26 and 75% of working time, and “frequently” means 76% and more of working time.)
The employee is required to talk and hear. The employee must be able to operate a motor vehicle. The employee is frequently required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel, to manipulate keys on a keyboard and view data on a computer screen. The employee is occasionally required to stand, climb stairs, walk, reach with arms and hands. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Some travel and overnight stays required.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
Occasional extended work hours may be required. Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic, plant background noise). The job is performed under a generally hazard free environment.
The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.