CDL Driver - Western Grain Marketing - Virginia, IL

At Western Grain Marketing, you have the opportunity to make an immediate impact. Working with the industry's top professionals, you'll develop new expertise through varied job experiences and company-sponsored training programs. And you'll be recognized and rewarded for your contributions. Plus, Western Grain Marketing believes in attracting and retaining diverse talent. You can contribute your unique experiences and background to build a community that fosters mutual respect and meaningful relationships.


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.



•    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 bills of ladings, delivery tickets, and invoices, are completed accurately and returned to the company location at the end of the day to ensure timely settlement.
•    Completes necessary paperwork, including accurate logbooks, records of loads, and any other assigned record-keeping duties daily.
•    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 regarding expenses, PTO, and vehicle usage reporting.



•    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.



•    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.



•    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.



•    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.



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.



•    Exposed to noise from grain probes, 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.

Western Grain Marketing is an equal opportunity employer, always looking for hardworking individuals to join our team.


Nearest Major Market: Springfield

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