As one of “The World’s Most Admired Food Companies” in Fortune magazine, Company provides quality brands that bring flavor to life every day. The Deep Frozen Supply Chain function serves the Company sales team, so that they are able to provide world class service to grocery accounts across the country. Products include industry leading brands such as DIGIORNO pizza, DRUMSTICK ice cream snacks, and HӒAGEN-DAZS premium ice cream.
The OTR Driver is responsible for the timely pick-up, delivery, and transport of goods to and from Nestle Distribution Centers, Plants, 3rd Party Warehouses, and our Customers. In compliance with state, federal, and local regulations, the Driver is responsible for transporting these goods within prescribed timelines, deliver and unload palletized order as needed.
Operate up to a 53 foot tractor-trailer in a variety of conditions including highway, urban and rural driving in a safe and efficient manner Timely delivery of merchandise to customers which may include manual unloading
Perform required motor vehicle inspections
Maintains safe operation and clean appearance by complying with organization operational policies, procedures and standards, as well as state and local driving rules and regulations
Utilize PeopleNet to obtain delivery assignments
Communicate effectively with supervisors, customers, and peers
Comply with state, federal, and local regulations as well as company policies and procedures
Utilize e-log system in PeopleNet to maintain electronic log records
Updates job knowledge by participating in training opportunities.
May be required to lift and/or carry up to 65 pounds as needed
JOB ESSENTIALS/ ATTRIBUTES:
Basic command of the English language (reading, writing, and speaking) in order to perform written and verbal communications required by the job
Basic computer knowledge in order to utilize the PeopleNet system
Ability to communicate and function with remote stakeholders via phone/email/PeopleNet
Ability to work alone under minimal supervision for extended periods of time
Ability to work a variety of shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed
Ability to work overtime as needed
Knowledge of Department of Transportation’s requirements and regulations
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS & EDUCATION LEVEL:
Be at least 21 years of age Or a minimum of 3 years professional driving experience with a Class ‘A’ CDL
High School Diploma/GED equivalent
Possess or ability to obtain a valid DOT medical certification
Satisfactory driving record per the MVR Check Standards for New Hires:
Less than two moving traffic violations in total, includes a combination of minor and major violations during the past 36 months
Less than two minor traffic violations during the past 36 months
Less than one major traffic violation during the past 36 months, including but not limited to preventable at-fault accident
This description should not be construed to contain every responsibility that an incumbent in this job may be required to perform. Incumbents are required to perform other related functions assigned.
The Company Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.