Fresh Express
  • Salinas, CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Position Summary

A truck driver is responsible for movement of product both within the site and between local company locations and warehouses.  Operates a variety tractor-trailer equipment including flatbed and bobtails as needed.  Ensures product is delivered to the specific location on time and in good condition, he/she will also report back to the plant any issues or concerns that the receiving location may have with the product or deliveries.  Responsible for recording activities using a variety of mediums such as voice/radio, paper processing, and computer/touch screens supporting YMS and related databases for product and component management.

 

Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drives truck to different locations.
  • Insures that product arrives on time and in good condition.
  • Maintains a driving log using both manual and electronic devices as needed
  • Follow GMP's
  • Unloads truck when needed.
  • Verifies shortages and damaged products.
  • Maintains a clean and professional appearance and builds customer relationships.
  • Trailer yard inventory
  • Follow national soak policy
  • Follows use of trailer safety equip-trailer stand
  • Vehicle inspection log
  • Review of fuel, seal and refrigeration safety or trailer
  • Radio communication with Receiving and Shipping Department
  • Stage of empty and full trailer as needed
  • Employees may infrequently be assigned to perform other tasks on a temporary basis." During the temporary assignment, the employee must still maintain compliance with all plant policies but will not be disciplined for productivity- throughput performance."
  • Responsible for actively supporting the other members of the employee's work team including assisting with cross-training, new-hire/buddy assignments, and process support during breaks, meal periods, and other staff coverage as needed.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Class A CDL Required
  • Must have a clean driving record over the last 6 months while working.
  • Able to communicate in English.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Ability to meet flexible scheduling needs to cover a 24/7 operation.
  • Complies with all current DOT regulations
  • Must be able to climb stairs or step up onto a platform to enter and exit truck cab several times throughout the shift.
  • Must be able to work 6 or more consecutive days including overtime, any shift, including late nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be able to follow oral and written instruction.
  • Working conditions include a cold atmosphere (30-34 degrees) wet surfaces and moderate to high noise levels.

Required Education and Experience

  • Minimum 1 year of over the road delivery and or local runs with clean safety record
  • Class A CDL

Physical Requirements

Rarely

(0-12%)

Occasionally

(13 33%)

Frequently

(34-66%)

Regularly

(67-100%)

Seeing: Must be able to read reports and use a computer

 

 

x

 

Hearing: Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with others and talk on the phone/radio

 

 

 

x

Sitting/Driving

 

 

 

x

Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling

 

 

x

 

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing

 

 

x

 

Finger/Grasping/Feeling

Must be able to write, type file, turn pages and use phone system

 

 

 

x

 

 

Working Conditions

General driving and light paperwork.

 

Note:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed, as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

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