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Dean Foods Class A CDL Route Relief Delivery Driver in Le Mars, Iowa

$5,000 Sign-On Bonus

DFA Dairy Brands is excited to announce openings for Class A CDL Delivery Driver positions!

We are one of the nation's largest providers of dairy products, including fluid milk and ice cream.

We offer excellent benefits and competitive pay with great growth opportunities!

Set schedule weekly, but can vary as needed.

Flexibility required, Earliest start time 11:00 PM and latest start time 9:00 AM until route completed.

In addition to a Sign-On Bonus of $5,000, Relocation Assistance is also available!

  • Drives a Tractor Trailer and relieves a Route Service Driver based on the daily needs of the delivery operation (vacation, sick, etc.); not assigned to a specific route or day; delivers on a Straight or Pup Truck.

  • Deliver product to customers in an efficient, timely, courteous and accurate manner.

  • Ensure that all accounts are maintained according to the published schematics.

  • Secure and maintain distribution of all authorized company products.

  • Promote the addition and sales of new products.

  • Ensure sufficient route inventory levels to meet customer demands while adhering to account inventory control and company distribution procedures.

  • Submit all customer paperwork and deposits daily; including invoices, load orders, and handheld reports.

  • Maintain proper handheld records for all accounts.

  • Load or unload cases of product manually with hook, handcart or pallet-jack onto and off the truck. Ensure load is properly secured.

  • Collect empty cases.

  • Resolve customer complaints.

  • Stock and/or rotate product on shelves or in cold room.

  • Reset product displays.

  • Must maintain idle time to company standards

  • Must be able to complete assigned route within DOT time regulations.

  • Implement and maintain plan o gram integrity and Point of sale material where needed.

  • Maintain a valid Class A CDL and current DOT medical card. Per Company and/or DOT regulations, report any moving violations to management immediately.

  • Checks load security prior to travel and at each stop, making adjustments when needed.

  • Know and comply with all Department of Transportation regulations per the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations handbook.

  • Complete all daily DOT and customer paperwork including delivery tickets, pre and post trip inspections, driver logs, and vehicle service reports.

  • Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.

  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.

  • Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.

  • Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.

  • Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area.

  • Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • 1 year DF CDLA route experience preferred.

  • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

  • Experience within the food and beverage industry preferred.

  • Must be able to drive, stand, walk, kneel, lift and bend required for virtually the entire shift.

  • Balance pulling product, climb in and out of truck.

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to six cases on hand truck. (cases weigh 20 to 55 lbs.).

  • Must be able to work in indoor and outdoor environment with moderate noise, sometimes slippery floors. Temperature range from 34-120 degrees F.

  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.

  • Be able to effectively work in a team environment.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must possess and maintain a CDL Class A with Air Brake endorsement.

  • Must have a clean driving record.

  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).

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Requisition ID: 2020-17978

Street: 1345 12th Ave SW

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