This position is responsible for transporting feed and grain products in accordance with Company guidelines and DOT regulations.
Transports deliveries in a safe, responsible manner and in accordance with company procedures and applicable DOT regulations.
Works with dispatcher to prepare a daily delivery schedule and coordinate efficient deliveries by applying knowledge of customer schedules, peak delivery times and alternate routes.
Serves as a Company representative to all outside entities with which they will have contact.
Applies knowledge and abilities to safely load and unload deliveries according to size of load and content description.
Processes shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load, and manages discrepancy documentation.
Obtains and maintains proper delivery authorization and pickup documentation and submits in a timely manner.
Provides excellent customer service and maintains a professional manner and appearance to enhance the company’s image with both internal and external customers.
Performs a daily DOT pre-trip inspection, per guidelines given by Transportation Manager and DOT Compliance Manager, and keeps an accurate copy in the vehicle at all times.
Maintains a daily, legible DOT log book and submits log books to Compliance as required.
Balances and handles an expense account for each trip by recording all expenses and maintaining all receipts, as needed.
Provides basic maintenance for vehicle such as maintaining vehicle in a neat manner and performing minor repairs. Reports and schedules maintenance for larger mechanical issues to Company’s truck shop.
Keeps vehicle cab clean, smoke-free and orderly.
Maintains company gas credit cards, and valid/current proof of insurance and registration in vehicle.
Ensures proper maintenance of vehicle and reports all accidents/damages/malfunctions to management.
Follow instructions given on load sheets and report any discrepancies on load paperwork to Dispatch for resolution.
Able to work any shift assigned as hours and dates of delivery vary.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Some high school required.
Class A Driver License required.
Clean driving record: no more than two points or DMV record.
Minimum of 2 years commercial driving experience required.
Weighers and Samplers License preferred, but not required.