Class A Driver


Class A Driver

Posted – 11.28.22


Job Summary

Golden West Food Group is a leading provider of high quality prepared and processed food products. Our product lines include raw proteins, specialty snacks, cooked entrees and beverages sold to the retail and foodservice segments. In addition to premium quality products, we are committed to food safety, maintaining BRC AA status as well as numerous additional food system certifications. We are looking for a cost accountant to play a critical role in manufacturing cost function, providing analysis of results, updating cost information as needed and providing cost estimates for new products. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter that feels comfortable in the manufacturing environment and can document, assess and identify cost drivers and report on key performance metrics.

Responsibilities and Duties
Class A Driver main duties include:
  • Fully understand how to operate and safely drive your assigned delivery vehicle

  • Transport products from place of origin to assigned destination

  • Pick-up loads and organize goods in an ordered, logical manner

  • Ensure contents are properly secured inside of truck to prevent breakage or damage

  • Safely and efficiently handle and unload goods at selected destinations

  • Obtain signatures or warehouse scans to confirm and complete deliveries with clients

  • Assist in mapping delivery routes

  • Stay on predetermined route and ensure timely deliveries

  • Communicate with dispatch as needed

  • Confirm contents of each shipment load matches the manifest document

  • Perform inspections of your vehicle prior to and following each trip

  • Check weather conditions and road reports before departure

  • Always ensure your vehicle is kept clean

  • Notify managers of any major maintenance or delivery issues encountered

  • Follow delivery schedule and rest at appropriate times

  • Maintain detailed driving and delivery logs

  • Adhere to company rules and regulations

  • Obey all applicable traffic laws and drive according to the weather/road conditions

  • Comply with DOT regulations

  • Make safety a priority at all times

Requirements and Qualifications
  • Valid Class A driver’s license required

  • 1+ years proven experience with tractor-trailer driving preferred

  • Clean driving record

  • Must pass background check, drug test, and driving test

  • Must pass an independent assessment of insurability by company insurer

  • Skilled at driving large vehicles

  • Comfortable maneuvering and parking a tractor-trailer, 22’ Box-Truck, and/or yard goat truck

  • Alert, focused, and detail-oriented

  • Ability to lift over 50 lbs.

  • Ability to repetitively lift over 25 lbs.

  • Ability to repetitively bend at the waist

  • Able to operate electric lift, hand trucks, pallet jacks, etc.

  • Proficient using GPS and other routing systems

  • Disciplined, dependable, and resourceful

  • Flexibility to work weekends

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

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