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Driver In Training

Company: Performance Food Group
Location: Elkton
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:




This is an entry level driver training role. This driver is responsible for learning to and/or gaining experience in driving a tractor trailer or straight truck intrastate and/or interstate on local, over-the-road (OTR), shuttle, and/or overnight routes to deliver and unload various food and food related products to customers. All routes are expected to be completed safely in accordance with all Company policies and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. The driver trainee communicates and interacts with customers, vendors and co-workers professionally ensuring all services and duties are executed in accordance with preferred work methods and customer service practices. Functions as a team member within the department and organization, as required, and performs any duty assigned to best serve the company.

  • $2,500 Sign On Bonus (paid after 2 years by signing a commitment letter)
  • Hourly pay- $20.00 (8 weeks to train/obtain CDL Class A)
  • This is an entry level driver in training role. This driver is responsible for riding with the driver trainer and learning/gaining experience in driving a tractor trailer or straight truck intrastate and/or interstate on local, over-the-road (OTR), shuttle, and/or overnight routes. As well as, executing deliveries to customers according to a predetermined delivery schedule.
  • Attends and successfully completes PFG Entry Level Driver Trainee or Dock to Driver Training Program as required. All training documentation is completed and maintained per requirements.
  • Perform all required safety checks (i.e. pre/post trip) including inspections of tractor/truck and trailer according to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and take appropriate action as needed. Follow all DOT and company safe driving guidelines and policies.
  • Report all safety issues and/or repairs as required.
  • Utilize two-wheeler, operate lift gate and/or other equipment to move and/or stack product cases/freight into designated customer areas.
  • Physical requirements include but are not limited to standing, walking, reaching, lifting, stacking or pulling products of various sizes, on shelves of various heights, weighing between 10-90lbs throughout the shift.
  • Inspect and ensure that tractor and trailer/freight are properly loaded, locked and secured at all times.
  • Perform count checks and review customer invoices. Complete in an accurate and legible fashion all required paper work associated with freight.
  • Perform damage control checks and remove/reload orders according to company policy.
  • Verify delivery of items with customer and obtain proper signatures.
  • Unload damaged goods and customer returns and bring to the driver check-in and complete necessary paperwork.
  • Complete daily record of hours of service and enter in log in accordance with Federal DOT, state and company requirements.
  • Maintain a clean and organized tractor and trailer. Unload all equipment, materials and remove all trash as required.
  • Ensure that loading dock area is clear and clean.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Great Benefits including:
  • Medical, Vision and Dental
  • 1 week paid vacation after 6 months
  • Paid Personal Time
  • 401K with employer match
Schedule

4-5 day work week
Days will vary, must be flexible

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Required Qualifications:High School Diploma or Equivalent
• Must be able to work the assigned schedule
• Must be able to meet all physical requirements listed in the job description
• Meet all State licensing and/or certification requirements (where applicable)
• Must be 21 years of age
• Clean Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) for past 3 years
• Pass a post offer DOT drug screen (once CDL permit is received), DOT physical and criminal background check.
Preferred Qualifications:Valid CDL Class A permit and DOT Medical Card
Onboard computer and electronic log system experience (i.e. CarrierWeb)
• Foodservice distribution industry experience
• Hand-held point of delivery scanning system experience (i.e. POD)
• Customer service related work experience
• Reliable employee- No attendance/ tardy issues
Required Experience:None
High School Diploma or Equivalent
• Must be able to work the assigned schedule
• Must be able to meet all physical requirements listed in the job description
• Meet all State licensing and/or certification requirements (where applicable)
• Must be 21 years of age
• Clean Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) for past 3 years
• Pass a post offer DOT drug screen (once CDL permit is received), DOT physical and criminal background check.
Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster and supplement; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Keywords: Performance Food Group, Wilmington , Driver In Training, Other , Elkton, Delaware

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