CDL A Truck Driver - $3,000 signing bonus (Long Haul)
Scotts Miracle-Gro

Phillipsburg, New Jersey

Posted in Retail

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Job Info

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day. Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace. Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today's gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders.

We are looking for a Class A Driver who will grow at our Phillipsburg, NJ Distribution Center.

The purpose of this role is to safely and efficiently deliver product from warehouse to local customers. This will include order pulling and loading the truck properly and safely. Must also be able to load/unload the truck to expedite the deliveries according to the established route.

$3,000 Sign-on bonus!

Pay up to $29.60 per hour, depending upon experience

What you'll need to be successful:

  • Class A CDL - HM not required but suggested
  • Must have at least 3 years verifiable driving experience
  • No more than 3 moving violations in the last 3 years
  • No more than 1 DOT recordable accident in the last 3 years
  • Medically qualified to operate a commercial motor vehicle
  • Ability to lift 55 lbs or more, Driver will be responsible for loading/unloading with Warehouse Equipment (forklift, order picker, pallet riders) safely and efficiently.

The perfect person will have:
  • Working knowledge of D.O.T., state, and OHSA regulations pertaining to operating equipment.
  • Ability to work up to a 14-hour shift
  • Use product pulling/tracking computer programs to get products from rack to pallets.
  • Able to operate efficiently in a fast paced environment with accuracy.
  • Able to adhere to established delivery protocols.
  • Ability to comply with company safety rules, regulations, and required testing.
  • Excellent knowledge of the local area with ability to plan efficient delivery routes.
  • Clear written and verbal communications.
  • Courteous and professional demeanor.
  • Strong desire to provide excellent customer service.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience with local route driving and operation of tractor-trailer.
  • Extensive experience operating warehouse equipment (forklift, order picker, pallet riders, etc.) as well as delivery truck.

What we provide for you:
  • Brand new 2020 or newer Freightliners
  • iPhone 8 phone and plan provided & Geotab ELD
  • Prepass for tolls & scales
  • 50% local routes & 50 % Long Haul
  • Home every weekend
  • Up to 34 paid days off each year
  • 401(k) company match up to 7.5% with immediate participation and vesting

What we do for you (just to name a few cool ones):
  • Up to 34 paid days off each year
    • 13 paid company holidays
    • 12 paid vacation days (accrued monthly)
    • 7 paid sick days (56 hours, accrued monthly)
    • 2 community service days
  • Three Medical plans to choose from with an option to participate in a health screening to earn substantial wellness incentives
    • Basic PPO Plan
    • Premium PPO Plan
    • High Deductible Health Saving Account (HSA) Plan with a company contribution
  • New hire benefits coverage begins within a month of your start date: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Vacation and Sick Time
  • Benefits are available to you, your spouse/domestic partner and your children
  • 401(k) company match up to 7.5% with immediate participation and vesting
  • Ability to purchase company stock at a 15% discounted price from market value
  • Fitness and nutrition reimbursements
  • Adoption, fertility and surrogacy assistance
  • 10 weeks of Parental Leave (4 weeks paid and 6 weeks unpaid)
  • Tuition reimbursement for Professional Certifications, Associate and Bachelor degree programs, and Graduate degree programs
  • To view all of our great benefits, click here!

* Eligibility for the above benefits may vary based on full-time/part-time status or additional factors.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

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