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CDL Driver - Western Grain Marketing - Prentice, IL

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT


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 and 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 RESPONSBILITIES


·    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 AND 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 AND 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.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

Physical Abilities      
Stand    Frequently   
Walk    Frequently    
Sit    Frequently    
Handling/Fingering  Frequently    
Reach Outward Frequently    
Reach Above Shoulder Frequently          
Climb Frequently    

Crawl    Occasionally

Squat or Knee    Occasionally

Bend    Occasionally

 

Lift/Carry  

10 lbs. or less    Frequently

11-20 lbs.    Frequently

21-50 lbs.    Occasionally

61-100 lbs.    Occasionally

Over 100 lbs.    Occasionally

Driving    Frequentl

 

Push/Pull     
12 lbs. or less    Frequently
13-25 lbs.    Frequently
26-40 lbs.    Occasionally
41-100 lbs.    Occasionally

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT
·    Exposed to noise from grain probe, truck traffic, and elevator operation.
·    Exposed to extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.).
·    Exposed to grain dust
·    May be required to work at varying heights, including climbs on grain bins, legs, etc.
 


EMPLOYEE MISSION STATEMENT
Western Grain Marketing strives to provide a Total Rewards package that delivers exceptional pay for exceptional performance, recognizes your dedication to our mission, and helps us attract and retain the highest caliber of talent.
We are an equal-opportunity employer.
 


Nearest Major Market: Springfield

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