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Night Shift Feed Delivery Driver

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Algona
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Your OpportunityThe Feed Delivery Driver safely operates feed truck with capacity of more than thirty (30) tons transporting materials to and from specified feed mill and farm destinations, possibly including tandem trailers. Core Responsibilities Successfully complete a Road Test and be issued a certificate. Properly Pre-Trip and Post-Trip inspect the equipment. Work in single driver environment. Handle shipping documents to ensure accuracy and timely submission. Position equipment properly to safely offload feed into feed bins. Drive day/night in variety of climates and traffic. Use on-board computer. Maintain logs, DVIR, itinerary, and other paperwork as required. Fuel equipment and extract on-board computer (or turns in logs) daily. Pre-load trailer for next shift. Handle shipping documents to insure accuracy and timely submission. Use Farm Directions Book, maps or GPS to avoid getting lost or going out-of-route. Be able to converse with our business associated to resolve problems in a civil manner. Be able to calculate simple mathematical problems dealing with feed delivery. Comply with all Bio-Security (BMS) and Environmental (EMS) management system's rules and regulations. Comply with DOT rules and regulations. Comply with all Smithfield established policies and procedures. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. High school diploma or GED, preferred. Meet DOT requirements. At least 21 years of age. No DUI/DWI or reckless driving convictions in last 10 years. No DOT Recordable preventable accidents within the last three (3) years with a CMV. No more than one (1) moving violation within the last three (3) years. Meet minimum requirements to operate a CMV and have a current valid CDL issued from only one State. Knowledgeable of FMCSR. 1-year CDL experience desired or completion of 3 rd Party Training. Must be able to pass a DOT Physical upon initial hire. Feed delivery experience preferred. Complete all required information on the CDL Driver Application For Employment. Be able to read and speak the English language. Be able to understand highway traffic signs and signals. Be able to respond to official inquiries and make entries on reports and records. Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment. Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment. Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics & physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to pass DOT physical upon initial hire Must be able to shovel and clean up feed spills that occur from time to time and able to lift 20 # without difficulty Hook up trailer to tractor, that includes backing under the trailer, raising landing gear and hooking up airlines Roll up and down landing gear that can require use of two hands and upper torso when on ground and one when gear clears the ground Handle manual transmission Open and close trailer bin lids to load feed on trailer for transport Get in and out of cab in tight places such as fuel islands Walk on slick surfaces such as fuel islands and around the feed mill area Move upper torso when backing may require leaning out of window to see blind spot and/or mirrors Report any loading or delivery errors to dispatch immediately Report problems encountered on the farm through the office copy of the Feed Delivery Ticket Read and understand the Smithfield emergency notification process knowing how and who to contact in case of an emergency Open and close (lock) and sign in/out at farm when required Career BenefitsTo learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit Work at Smithfield Foods? We are committed to meeting our employees' needs, addressing their concerns and helping them enjoy rewarding careers with our company. PEOPLE MATTERWith more than 60,000 jobs globally, our employees drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment.GROWTH & DEVELOPMENTWorking at Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally.BENEFITSOur people matter. That's why we offer excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time employees.SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGESustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the future.About Smithfield Foods Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly®" and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield ® , Eckrich ® and Nathan's Famous ® , among many others. For more information connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. EEO/AA Information Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

Keywords: Smithfield Foods, Des Moines , Night Shift Feed Delivery Driver, Other , Algona, Iowa

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