Yard Tractor Driver 3rd Shift $1,500 Sign on Bonus

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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Jul 30, 2020
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Company Overview:

BTD is a fast growing metalworking company. We provide custom metalwork services for some of the world’s top brands. Our 1100+ employees work from four facilities throughout the Midwest and Southeast. We invest in our people, our equipment, and our facilities to offer our clients the best value possible. We are also a wholly-owned subsidiary of Otter Tail Corporation, a publicly traded company on NASDAQ.


Summary: Under the direction of Warehouse Leader, expeditor and lead people, operates a yard tractor in order to most efficiently transport material and product throughout Company facilities.


Safety is #1 at BTD: Our expectation is that every employee: 1) Strictly follows safety policies, rules and safe work methods. 2) Promptly corrects or reports safety hazards or unsafe conditions. Promptly reports injuries for prompt diagnosis and treatment. 3) Makes regular suggestions for safety process improvements to support continuous improvement in safety.

Essential Functions:
  • Moves trailers around Company property as needed.
  • Transports trailers containing finished goods to finished goods warehouse.
  • Unloads and locates finished goods in finished goods warehouse.
  • Reports any maintenance needs of trailers and yard tractor(s).
  • Keeps yard tractor(s) clean, fueled and in proper working condition.
  • Occasionally locates and delivers expedited parts for shipping.
  • Time allowing, delivers dies from Building III to Production.
  • Drives forklift or Company pickup to deliver parts as needed.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.
  • Follows all safety regulations.
  • Must represent the Company in a professional, honest and forthright manner.
  • Must be capable of using Axapta software programs to enter time/payroll information, job information including


    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Graduation from high school or equivalent.


    Experience and Skills Required: At least one year of recent experience that includes the following skills and abilities:
  • Must have Class A license with medical card.
  • Ability to exercise initiation and self-motivation.
  • Ability to perform basic material handling activities in a manufacturing/warehouse environment.
  • Knowledge of related safety requirements to include proper use of safety equipment and proper safety precautions.
  • Ability to operate and safely maneuver a forklift.
  • Ability to understand, follow and issue routine oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to understand and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Must possess effective communication skills.


    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics 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. While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


    (EO/AAMet/Disability Employer)

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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