DEAN FOODS

El Paso , TX
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Class A Drivers

DEAN FOODS
El Paso, TX Full-time
Posted on September 1, 2018

Meadow Gold Dairy is hiring Class A Drivers. Local routes, home nightly.

Job Description and Requirements:

  • Drives a Tractor Trailer to Customer Accounts may do merchandising and delivering product; driver controls the order; delivers on a Straight or Pup Truck
  • Deliver product to customers in an efficient, timely, courteous and accurate manner.
  • Ensure that all accounts are maintained according to the published schematics.
  • Secure and maintain distribution of all authorized company products.
  • Promote the addition and sales of new products.
  • Ensure sufficient route inventory levels to meet customer demands while adhering to account inventory control and company distribution procedures.
  • Submit all customer paperwork and deposits daily; including invoices, load orders, and handheld reports.
  • Maintain proper handheld records for all accounts.
  • Load or unload cases of product manually with hook, handcart or pallet-jack onto and off the truck. Ensure load is properly secured. Collect empty cases.
  • Resolve customer complaints.
  • Stock and/or rotate product on shelves or in cold room.
  • Reset product displays.
  • Must maintain idle time to company standards
  • Must be able to complete assigned route within DOT time regulations.
  • Required to either transport product across state lines, or if delivering intrastate, to haul some products that originate in other states.
  • Implement and maintain plan o gram integrity and Point of sale material where needed.
  • Maintain a valid Class A CDL (based on established route) and current DOT medical card. Per Company and/or DOT regulations, report any moving violations to management immediately.
  • Checks load security prior to travel and at each stop, making adjustments when needed.
  • Know and comply with all Department of Transportation regulations per the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations handbook.
  • Complete all daily DOT and customer paperwork including delivery tickets, pre and post trip inspections, driver logs, and vehicle service reports.
  • Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
  • Know and comply with all Department of Transportation regulations per the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations handbook.
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
  • Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.
  • Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area. Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • 1 year related experience required.
  • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Experience within the food and beverage industry preferred.
  • Must be able to drive, stand, walk, kneel, lift and bend required for virtually the entire shift. Balance-pulling product, climb in and out of truck.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to six cases on hand truck. (cases weigh 20 to 55 lbs.).
  • Must be able to work in indoor and outdoor environment with moderate noise, sometimes slippery floors. Temperature range from 34-120 degrees F.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.
  • Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must possess and maintain a CDL Class A with Air Brake endorsement.
  • Must have a clean driving record.
  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).