Truck Driver – Class A CDL

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Website Kent Nutrition Group

Looking to join a US Best Managed Company award winner? Kent Nutrition Group, a member of the Kent Corporation family of companies has an excellent opportunity to join their team as a Truck Driver in Sheldon, IA! This role is responsible for the safe and timely delivery of Kent Feeds animal feed products to our customers. The driver will be tasked with loading and unloading of bulk product, driving, and pre-trip inspections of equipment.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for the safe and timely delivery of Kent Feeds animal feed products to our customers. The driver will be tasked with loading and unloading of bulk product, driving, and pre-trip inspections of equipment.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Drive short and long distances to deliver feed product to customers on time
• Load and unload product
• Pre-inspection of truck
• Record all deliveries
• Refuel and clean vehicle
• Report road incidents to the dispatcher
• Obeys all traffic laws
• Inspect trucks and record issues
• Follow accident procedures
• Keep an activities log and log hours
• Report mechanical problems to maintenance personnel
• Plan routes using GPS system
• Maintain a positive attitude with customers
• Keep commercial driver license up to date

The above statements cover what are generally believed to be the principal and essential functions of this job.  Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.

CORE COMPETENCIES:
Safety Focus, Customer Focus/Courteous, Honesty, Reliable, Self-Dependent, Alertness, Mechanical Skills, Stress Management Skills

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:
• HS Diploma or GED
• Valid and current Class A CDL
• Traffic laws/DOT regulations/driving knowledge
• Ability to meet all DOT requirements
• Must pass drug and alcohol pre-employment screening
• Must provide a current MVR and have a clean driving record
• Must provide a current medical certificate
• Dependability

EXPERIENCE:
• Minimum 1 year of verifiable tractor –trailer driving experience
• Experience driving straight truck, belt truck and auger truck
• Experience driving in inclement weather conditions