Overall purpose of the position: This employee is responsible to ensure the truck is loaded with the items shown on the manifest, to transport the goods to pre-assigned locations in a timely manner and to offload the truck with strong customer service methods. The employee will pick-up and receive retail vendor donations and transport these to the warehouse for processing.
Responsible for maintaining all food safety & occupational safety requirements.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent preferred. A valid driver’s license is required as well as an MVR showing no prior DUI/DWI’s and fewer than 2 points against the license. Additionally, a CDL license is required to drive MFB trucks over 26,000 pounds with the same license requirements as described below.
Experience: At least 2 years commercial driving is preferred. A valid driver’s license is required as well as an MVR showing no prior DUI/DWI’s and fewer than 2 points against the license. The ability to read, write and speak English is required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
50% Transportation: Safely drive MFB vehicles to assigned sites to arrive at specified times. Drivers are expected to operate electronic logging and routing systems. Pre-and post-trips are to be documented electronically daily including trailers, if applicable.
40% Logistics: Ensure truck has required items prior to leaving the warehouse. Once at client site, off load the delivery, using strong customer service skills. Ensure appropriate signatures are obtained at client sites.
10% Administrative: Maintain accurate daily vehicle inspection and receiving logs.
Drivers are responsible for the following:
· Maintaining CDL license and ensuring that the MVA has the driver’s current address.
· Notifying supervisor immediately if unable to log into the logging / routing system.
· Any changes in personal information such as change of legal name, address, etc. must be reported immediately to HR and to the immediate supervisor.
· Any accident involving a company vehicle must be reported immediately to the supervisor no matter how large or small.
· Any traffic violations received in a company vehicle must be reported immediately to the supervisor.
· Any motor vehicle violations received in a driver’s personal vehicle that could result in points being awarded must be reported immediately to the supervisor.
· Any suspensions or downgrading of a CDL license for any reason must be reported immediately to the supervisor.
· Any conviction of any criminal offense, felony of any kind, or any other serious crime that will affect duties at the MFB must be reported immediately to the supervisor and to the HR Department.
The above-noted communications can be made in person, phone call, text, fax, or e-mail if drivers is unable to report to work.
Essential Working Conditions
The employee will carry out some of the job duties from a warehouse environment with fluctuation in temperatures and potential for loud noise and will carry out the rest of the job duties either inside a truck or outdoors at client sites. Temperatures and noise will fluctuate during this time on the job as well.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds. Also, must be able to push/pull pallets weighing up to 2,000 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
The following are non-essential functions of the position:
· Assist in loading/unloading the trucks
· Assist in warehouse operations as assigned.
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