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CDL Driver - Western Grain Marketing - Fairview, IL

COMPANY: Western Grain Marketing

HIRING MANAGER: Mike Thompson

LOCATION: Fairview, IL

JOB SUMMARY

 

Under the direction of the Grain Operations Manager and/or the Regional Manager, this position is responsible for operating a single, tandem, or multi-axle configuration truck for delivery and/or pick-up of grain following specified time schedules to/from the company locations or customer locations to achieve profitable business growth.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Operates all assigned vehicles, single, tandem, or multi-axle configurations, forklifts, etc. in accordance with established safety standards and proper vehicle operation techniques.

 

Performs and records daily safety checks of assigned vehicle(s) and associated equipment by conducting pre-trip inspections, such as checking fuel and oil levels, inspecting tires, lights, and brakes. Follows the preventative maintenance program and maintains a clean truck to present a professional appearance.

 

Ensures that all deliveries and pickups are made in accordance with time schedules and performs duties in a manner that promotes superior customer service and professionalism within the company and the industry.

 

Ensures that all associated documentation, such as bill of ladings, delivery tickets, and invoices are completed accurately and returned to the company location at the end of the day in order to ensure timely settlement.

 

Completes necessary paperwork, including accurate logbooks, records of loads and any other assigned record-keeping duties on a daily basis.

 

Provides professional customer service that results in a pleasant experience for customers.

 

Maintains a safe working environment and promotes safety amongst customers and employees.

 

Adhere to company policy in regard to expenses, PTO, and vehicle usage reporting.

 

 

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Responsible for maintaining company equipment according to company standards.

 

Performs related duties as assigned.

 

Responsible for adhering to the company Employee Policy Manual.

 

Exhibit a professional image and maintain a positive and respectful attitude.

 

Exhibit regular and prompt attendance including but not limited to all required meetings and training programs.

 

Work weekends, seasonal hours, holidays, on-call and overtime if needed.

 

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

 

Understanding and experience with mechanical diagnosis, service, repairs, maintenance, and upkeep of equipment and vehicles

 

Ability to work extended hours and on-call as business conditions warrant.

 

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

 

Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof.

 

Normally requires two years or more of related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to safely operate tractor trailer equipment and to meet company and DOT standards.

 

 

SKILLS & ABILITIES

 

Proven ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.

 

Demonstrate core competencies including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.

 

 

CERTIFICATES & LICENSES

 

Maintain a Class CDL License with required endorsements and any other applicable certification, license or permit, valid medical card and satisfactory driving record, as applicable


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