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Job Description

Class A Short Haul Driver

Walton, Kentucky

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Description
(Overview)

This is a full-time position with opportunities for advancement!

$2,000 Sign-On Bonus

Who we are!

Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwan’s, visit www.schwanscompany.com.

What we are looking for:

The Short Haul Driver is responsible for driving semi-trailers to customer and/or internal locations, ensuring that products are delivered according to designated delivery windows. The incumbent in this position typically returns back to the home location within the same day although may occasionally run longer trips with over nights to meet customer demands.

So what’s this job all about?

  • Drive semi-trailers to scheduled customer or internal plant/DC locations as directed while following proper safety protocol and traffic regulations. Move truck into place for loading/unloading.
  • Maintain customer relationships and communicate any concerns with deliveries.
  • Maintain communication with dispatcher to retrieve information on delivery windows.
  • Complete a daily Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR) and check the semi-trailer for mechanical and safety issues before and after trips as mandated by the DOT. Communicate and correct any pre or post trip non- compliant issues.
  • Maintain a Daily Drivers Log and trip records in compliance of all DOT, FMCSA, and Company regulations and requirements.
  • Clean up and dispose of scrap bracing, cardboard, broken pallet wood, shrink wrap, and/or strapping and dispose in proper containers or designated areas.
  • Comply with all other federal, state, local laws. Comply with all Company safety policies.
  • Additional hauls, including overnight hauls, or duties as assigned.

What we want to do for you:

Company Benefits:

We offer eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to assist employees and their families with their financial security, health and well-being.  In addition to a competitive base pay, we offer a variety of benefit programs.

  • Health, Life, Dental, and Vision Plans 
  • Two weeks paid vacation + holidays for new hires
  • Employee discounts on company products

Education:High School diploma or equivalent preferred

Years of Related Experience:2 plus years of related work experience

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of tractor/truck mechanics and maintenance.
  • Excellent articulated vehicle backing skills.
  • Basic computer skills with ability to operate a telematics system.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to fluently read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Ability toread and follow road maps and abide by traffic laws.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to push or pull 300-500 lbs.
  • Must possess and retain a valid class A Commercial Driver License (CDL).
  • May require airbrake endorsement.
  • Must meet the Federal Department of Transportation eligibility requirements, including appropriate driver's license and corresponding medical certification as a condition of employment for this position.

If you’ve made it this far through the description, we think you should just apply already...

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan's Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected classes.

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Qualifications

Education: High School diploma or equivalent preferred

 

Years of Related Experience: 2 plus years of related work experience

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of tractor/truck mechanics and maintenance.
  • Excellent articulated vehicle backing skills.
  • Basic computer skills with ability to operate a telematics system.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to fluently read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Ability to read and follow road maps and abide by traffic laws.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to push or pull 300-500 lbs.
  • Must possess and retain a valid class A Commercial Driver License (CDL).
  • May require airbrake endorsement.
  • Must meet the Federal Department of Transportation eligibility requirements, including appropriate driver's license and corresponding medical certification as a condition of employment for this position.

 

If you’ve made it this far through the description, we think you should just apply already...

 

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan's Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected classes.

#vfj-11-11#

Job Type: Exempt Business Unit: Req #: 21001354

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Brand Logos
  • Big Daddy's
  • Edwards
  • Mrs. Smith's
  • MINH
  • Red Baron
  • Freschetta
  • Pagoda
  • Tony's