Creamlandis a farmer-owned brand of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a dairy marketing cooperative owned by more than 12,500 family farmers.Our mark matters and it represents the wholesomeness of dairy that we share with our communities and loved ones. DFA manufactures a variety of dairy products, including cheese, butter, fluid milk, ice cream, dairy ingredients and more, under well-known and established regional brands. Our fingerprints touch thousands of brands across the marketplace, and we’re passionate about delivering the simple pleasures of dairy to people everywhere, straight from our family farm-owners. AtCreamland,we createmilk, sour cream and cottage cheeseand are proud to provide families with fresh, delicious dairy.
By joining DFA, you can help us continue to make a difference that matters. We care deeply about the well-being of our neighbors and friends, and we celebrate the diversity of our company and our world. It takes an incredible team to deliver the goodness of dairy and enrich our communities – come join us!
Drives Tractor Trailer with a capacity of more than three tons and usually with more than six wheels to transport materials to and from specified destinations, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and area roads.
Requires a CDL A commercial driver's license.
Responsible for operating shuttles to move trailers from building to building, staging area and from various loading dock doors.
Receiving instructions via radio and performing trailer shuttling to accommodate logistical needs.
Responsible for performing daily maintenance checks of shuttle truck and reporting any malfunctions to the garage.
Responsible for documenting all trailer moves on Yard Driver daily move sheets and submitting the daily move sheet to the shipping office upon the completion of the shift.
Responsible for fueling of the yard truck as needed.
Must be able to perform the duties of this role in ALL weather conditions.
Couple and uncouple tractor trailer units.
Connect and disconnect brake lines as needed.
Maintain a valid Class A CDL and current DOT medical card.
Perform "safety check" inspection of the trailer according to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.
Secure all equipment and complete all necessary paperwork at the end of the shift.
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.
Perform any non-driving duties in the cooler as assigned by management
OUR YARD JOCKEY AND COOLER WORKER FOR THIS POSITION CAN MAKE UP TO:
$21.02 per hour
Union pension plan and 401(k) or 401(k) with company contribution*
Paid vacation and holidays*
Career growth opportunities – we promote from within!
Comprehensive healthcare benefits
Service recognition and employee rewards*
Employee referral program
Work for dairy farm families
*Variesby company and governing CBAs Requirements
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
Experience preferred but not required.
Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.'.'
Must have DOT certifiable and a good MVR.
Must currently have a Class A CDL (commercial driver’s license).
Must maintain a valid commercial driver's license and an air brake endorsement.
Experience within the food and beverage industry preferred.
Must be able to stand, walk, and climbing into and out of tractor trailers virtually the entire shift. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
Must be able to work in outdoor conditions (year round) with moderate noise.
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