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Live Haul Class A CDL Driver - 3rd Shift

Posted on: 10 9, 2017

Feed & Animal Division - Fort Recovery Ohio

Reports To:  Loading Supervisor

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

Back-Up/Support: As assigned by supervisor

OBJECTIVE:
  The primary purpose of this position is to safely transport live turkeys from farms to the processing plant by means of tractor and trailer. 

REQUIREMENTS:  Must have a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License and two years driving experience.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  For the physical requirements of this job, please see Human Resources.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

1.    Pickup and deliver turkeys as scheduled in a safe and timely manner. Each shift consists of approximately 4 to 5 trips from farm site to plant.

2.    Complete pre-trip and post trip inspections of tractor and each trailer. Must fill out inspection booklet daily.

3.    Ensure the tractor and trailers are properly cleaned and disinfected prior to leaving the processing plant.

4.    Responsible for ensuring the tractor and trailer is disinfected at the bio building truck wash before returning to the Live Haul building.

5.    Follow all bio-security practices and SOPs as they relate to the position.

6.    Obey all vehicle and driving guidelines as listed in the fleet safety manual.

7.    Accurately complete all required paperwork.

8.    Report all mechanical problems on the tractor or trailer to maintenance.

9.    Be courteous and respectful to co-workers, managers, and growers.

10. Follow all safety practices and protocols.

11. Maintain a good attendance record and report to work on time.

12. Maintain a positive attitude toward fellow team members and managers.

13. Maintain an active interest in performance level.

14. Perform related duties as apparent or assigned.

 

Note: This position does not require the handling of animals, simply the transportation. This position is a 3rd shift position.