Truck Driver (R.D. Offutt Farms)

Employer
R.D. Offutt Company
Location
PARK RAPIDS, MN, United States
Salary
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Job Details

The primary responsibility of R.D Offutt Company night shift Truck Drivers is to make local haul of product from designated farm bins to the customer. All drivers are required to hold a Class A driver's license and maintain a current DOT physical card. Daily timekeeping logs, potato load logs, pre- and post-trip inspections, and scale weight tickets are also the driver's responsibility. Drivers are responsible for loading and unloading trucks, including operating a remote control for loading, and cranking hopper arms open for unloading.
  • We are offering:
    • $2,000 sign on bonus for the truck driver role
    • Generous night shift differential
    • OT is available.
    • Excellent benefits
    • CDL certification reimbursement
    • We pay for DOT Physical
    • Home daily
    • Newer trucks
    • Mechanic support 24 hours a day
    • No DOT logbooks required

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Job Duties Include:
  • Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Operate equipment, such as truck cab computers and telephones, to exchange necessary information with bases, supervisors, or other drivers.
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
  • Collect delivery instructions from the trucking office, verifying instructions and routes.
  • Drive trucks with capacities greater than 3 tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver product.
  • Check conditions of trailers after contents have been unloaded to ensure that there has been no damage.
  • Perform basic vehicle maintenance tasks, such as adding oil, fuel, or radiator fluid or performing minor repairs.
  • Maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Check all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
  • Secure cargo for transport, using covers.
  • Load and unload trucks, or help others with loading and unloading, operating any special loading-related equipment on vehicles and using other equipment as necessary.
  • Crank hopper doors open and closed.
  • Obtain receipts or signatures for delivered goods and collect payment for services when required.
  • Climbing in to and exiting trucks multiple times throughout the day.
  • Climbing stairs multiple times a day.
  • Walking on uneven ground at the farm locations.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies and procedures as specified in company manuals and as directed in the employee handbook.
  • Conduct self in the presence of customers and community so as to present a professional image of R.D. Offutt Company.
  • Proactively seek and participate in available company-sponsored training, in an effort to develop and advance knowledge base and skill set.
  • Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with peers, management, and support resources, with a constant commitment to teamwork and exemplary customer service.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner.

Requirements

Candidates must have valid work authorization and be able to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship

Company

About us:

R.D. Offutt Company is a six-generation, family-owned and operated food producer celebrating more than 50 years farming in the Midwest. We continue to seek innovative, leading edge ways to sustainably produce food while maintaining our commitment to the communities in which we reside, and the land on which our company was built. Today, R.D. Offutt Company has grown to include farming operations supporting multiple types of food production across twelve states.

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R.D. Offutt Company is an industry leader in sustainable farming and food processing. As a family business, we remain driven by integrity and humility, forming the foundation for all our business operations. Employees at all levels of the business are empowered to make their own decisions, to find solutions for their customers, to celebrate team and individual successes, and to be innovative and entrepreneurial.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for these challenging and rewarding opportunities with R.D. Offutt Company. We look for self-starters who have the ability to maintain a positive and professional working relationship with peers, management, and support resources, with a constant commitment to teamwork. If you are detail orientated and thrive in a fast paced professional environment with continuous change, then R.D. Offutt Company may be the company for you. 

We offer a competitive compensation package and a rewarding work environment with opportunities for growth.

As an EOE/AA employer, R.D. Offutt Company will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

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Telephone
701-526-9670
Location
700 7th Street South
Fargo
ND
58103
United States

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