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Weatherford - Driver Class B

Company: Dairy Farmers of America
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

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GENERAL PURPOSE Operate a straight truck or pup truck to deliver products in a safe and timely manner to customers according to the delivery route schedule as determined by the supervisor. Demonstrate high standards of customer service. Communicate frequently with peers, supervisors, and others. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES -- Operate a commercial motor vehicle in compliance with DOT and DFA rules, regulations and policies adhering to all safety practices -- Deliver pre-ordered or unscheduled (special orders) products to customers (schools, grocery stores, nursing homes, etc.) according to route schedule and customer delivery expectations (e.g., put deliveries inside coolers and walk-ins) in a safe and timely manner -- Follow designated routes and schedules unless otherwise directed by supervisory personnel. Report delivery delays to management due to road conditions, accidents or breakdowns -- Based on route design, load and unload product as required at designated stops (manually with hook, 2-wheel cart and/or pallet jack); may include stocking, rotating, and/or ordering of product (varies from route to route) -- Collect empty cases -- Provide merchandising support based on customer requirements and promote the addition and sales of new products if appropriate -- Communicate effectively and maintain good relations with customers, resolve customer complaints, and report any problems to the driver supervisor or manager -- Ensure and/or perform proper maintenance on assigned vehicles and equipment used (tires, fuel, oil check, etc.) and maintain a clean vehicle -- Ensure load is properly secured prior to travel and at each stop and make adjustments when needed -- Complete all daily paperwork fully and correctly each day. Complete DOT and customer paperwork including delivery tickets, pre and post trip inspections, driver logs, trip records, and vehicle service reports -- Submit all customer paperwork and deposits daily, including invoices, load orders, and handheld reports -- Ensure sufficient route inventory levels to meet customer demands while adhering to account inventory control and company distribution procedures; document condition of freight before departure -- Attend all driver workshops and training sessions -- Use company supported applications or systems properly -- Represent DFA positively and professionally at all times during interactions with customers or other individuals -- The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required
Pay: $23.03/HR
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Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. *
Must be able to sit and/or stand and drive for virtually the entire shift. *
Experience within the food and beverage industry preferred. *
Must be able to work in an environment where temperature is maintained at 35-40 degrees Fahrenheit. *
May have exposure to allergens. *
Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays. *
Be able to effectively work in a team environment. *
Effective verbal and written communication skills. *
Ability to work in a fast paced environment. *
Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).
An Equal Opportunity EmployerEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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