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CDL Driver - TEX

Company: Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Location: Ames
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Job Description:

Imagine what you can do at Land O'Lakes. Our growth relies on extraordinary talent and boundless thinkers who are always looking for a better way and believe anything is possible. Like you, innovation and technology drive us.At Land O'Lakes, you will also be part of a community with creative doers and dreamers, who want to make a difference. We work together combining our global perspective and direct access to the source to create practical, new solutions to meet agriculture's toughest challenges.Join the team at any Land O'Lakes location or with one of our retail-owners and you'll sense the optimism, honesty and innovation that goes into everything we do. Together, we strive to feed human progress.Job Posting Title:CDL Driver - TEXJob Description:As a Driver, you will be a valued team member who operates diesel powered tractor trailer combination to transport and deliver products or materials in packaged form to company locations or business associates by performing the following duties.WAGE RANGE SALARY:Pay is determined by the mileage completed during the pay period and in accordance with your agreed upon mileage rate. (This position is non-exempt and paid bi-weekly.) Land O'Lakes, Inc offers a competitive salary and bonus potential. The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as well as many other company sponsored benefits.Duties and Responsibilities: Promotes a positive corporate image to customers and coworkers by presenting a professional manner of conduct. You are representing Greenbelt and United Suppliers Inc!Drives tractor-trailer truck to scheduled destination for delivery of product.Inspects truck daily for defects before and after trips to assure units are in good mechanical condition, and submits report indicating truck condition.Ensures the unit is loaded legally, accurately and properly, and performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections.Operates the unit within DOT (391-397) guidelines, and when required, within HM-181 guidelines. This includes proper use of placards and abiding by DOT driving guidelines.Follows all safety policies and procedures, also utilizing energy conservation practices.Maintains driver log according to I.C. regulations, and trip mileage and fuel reports accurately.Retains various bill of ladings and delivery tickets required for product or freight billing.Transports packaged product in a timely, safe, accurate and professional manner.Assists workers in loading and unloading truck as necessary.Keeps units neat in appearance, cleaning it at least twice monthly.Other duties that may be assigned. Competencies :Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; Uses time efficiently; Meets delivery commitments; Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational goals and values and contributes to building a positive team spirit.Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure and keeps emotions under control; Treats others with respect and consideration; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Displays orientation to profitability through cost saving measures and organizational resources.Communication - Speaks clearly in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Writes clearly and accurately; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly; Follows company policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.Adaptability/Dependability - Responds to management direction and follows instructions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Able to deal with and adapt to frequent change, delays, or unexpected events in the work environment; Is consistently at work and on time.Qualifications:Education and/or Experience - At least 21 years of age with minimum of one year verifiable driving experience.Language Skills - Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.Mathematical Skills - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Reasoning Ability - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations - Current Class A CDL License with airbrakes, HazMat and Tanker endorsements; valid medical certification or must be able to pass a current DOT physical, drug test, and alcohol test; and meet all other DOT requirements. Driving record must meet company and insurance carrier's policy guidelines.Training Requirements - Receive required training for programs such as hazardous materials, first aid awareness, forklift/loader, etc. (See Company Guideline Requirements).Physical Demands:While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; have dexterous use of both hands and finger; reach with hands and arms and talk, hear or smell. The employee is often required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch. May occasionally lift and/or move up to 75-pound boxes and/or bags. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Seasonal peaks in operations may require weekend work and/or long working hours per day, possibly involving overnight travel.Work Environment While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and truck vibrations. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.Nothing in this job description restricts the management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.Job offers are contingent upon a successful drug screen and background review.If you have questions, please call the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.Neither Land O'Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.If you need to submit a reasonable accommodation request to complete the employment application process, please call the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT. EOE is the Law (English - Spanish - Chinese)EOE is the Law Supplement (English - Spanish - Chinese)Land O'Lakes EOE Policy Statement Pay Transparency Notice Drug and Alcohol Policy

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