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Animal Haul Driver (Class A CDL)

Company: Seaboard Corporation
Location: Carroll
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

ABOUT SEABOARD FOODS

At Seaboard Foods, we create the most sought-after pork. A top U.S. pork producer/processor and leading exporter to 30+ countries, we are committed to the pursuit of pork perfection, seeking a better way to produce wholesome pork and connect every step between our farms and family tables. Together, more than 5,000 employees in five states work in our farms, feed mills, and processing plant, to produce Prairie Fresh® pork, ensuring the well-being of our animals, the environment, our employees and the communities we call home.

JOB PURPOSE

The Class A CDL Driver operates semi-truck and trailer to transport feed to farm facility locations, animals from facility to facility or to the plant or market under the direction of the Dispatcher / Supervisor. The Class A CDL Driver adheres to all company and Department of Transportation safety rules and regulations. The Class A CDL Driver also observes state and city speed and safety regulations and company customer service and safety policies.

RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS

* Perform job assignments as determined by Supervisor (Dispatcher). * Accurate paperwork is required. * Drives truck with trailer to destination, loads/unloads trailers with and without assistance. * Meet all DOT requirements, including random alcohol/drug-testing program. * Build and maintain professional relationships with customers such as farm and plant employees. * Comply with all Processes, Procedures and Policies, following Bio-Security flow. * Instruct and direct driver trainees as assigned. * Makes preventive maintenance check and inspection of assigned equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, fuel, oil and water, reports findings to supervisor and takes appropriate action. * Reports accidents immediately to dispatcher, requesting police or ambulance service as needed.

CORE COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS IN ALL ROLES: instills trust, communicates effectively, action oriented, accepts accountability, and collaborates with others.

REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty/function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the work environment, knowledge, skills, and/or ability required or preferred. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions as listed below.

Class A CDL License

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred

Six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or combination of education and experience

Clear motor vehicle record (MVR)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Mixture of office and in the field. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is dependent of the setting you are in.

NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: The hours and days of work are established by departmental needs and at the discretion of management. After-hours and weekends as requested.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Seaboard Corporation, Des Moines , Animal Haul Driver (Class A CDL), Other , Carroll, Iowa

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