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CDL Driver

Company: Weekes Forest Products Inc
Location: Comstock Park
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
With all your career options, why not choose a company where you can own part of the business?Weekes Forest Products is 100% Employee-Owned and offers an outstanding suite of employee benefits. Weekes has grown to be the leading distributor of specialty building materials, engineered wood components and industrial lumber materials. At Weekes, you will receive an ownership stake in the value our combined honest efforts create.As a CDL Driver, you will be responsible for delivering lumber and building materials to the job sites and customer warehouses accurately, safely, and on time. As a Driver for our company, you will have the opportunity to be home each evening and on weekends. You will work closely with customers, fellow team-members, and supervisors to guarantee projects are completed to company standards. This position is a member of the warehouse team. As such, o?ering to help others when the workload demands, treating teammates with respect, performing work in a safe manner and being concerned about the safety of others is required. Assisting in yard and warehouse with stocking, loading and organizing materials, as necessary. This position requires patience and steadiness, along with a team-work mentality to build solid relationships based on trust and competence.Responsibilities:Ensure safe and timely loading and unloading products; secures loads with belts and protects loads by tarping as necessary; and ensures accurate deliveries.Maintains paperwork as necessary on deliveries and returns.Conducts all driving in a safe and courteous manner at all times including exiting and entering the yard, driving on public roads and delivering product to customer facilities.Drives company vehicle to deliver lumber, building materials, hardware and other building and maintenance supplies to customer's home, construction site or place of business.Maintains a current, correct and legal logbook, performing all required pre and post trip inspections on vehicle.Promptly reports all truck maintenance issues and/or equipment failures.Provides outstanding customer service and processes and communicates customer issues.Answer questions and briefly converse with the customers to establish friendly business relations without interfering with business operations of the customers.Assists unloading by removing tarps and belts assuring that correct product is removed from the trailer.Maintains the cleanliness and appearance of the inside and outside of delivery vehicles; performing minor maintenance of equipment as required.Presents personal appearance as pleasant, neat and clean as a representative of Weekes.Attend Drivers Safety Meetings as required.Provides quality/damage inspection of product at loading and unloading stages.Arrange orders on trucks according to safe weight distribution practices.Performs other work-related duties as assigned by your supervisor and be flexible and adaptable to changes that will occur during employment.Benefits Package:Outstanding Family Medical Benefits PackageSubstantial Stock Ownership ProgramCompetitive Compensation PackagesPaid Time Off (PTO) & 7 Paid Holidays Each YearEmployer Sponsored Family Dental Insurance401k and Roth 401k Investment Accounts (With Substantial Employer Matching)Employer Sponsored Life & Disability Insurance

Requirements:
Willing to jump in and roll up your sleeves to help out when necessaryFollow company policies and proceduresProperly use and maintenance equipmentClass A CDL, with a clean driving recordExcellent communication skillsIntegrity & ResponsibilityLead by example, with first-hand knowledge of area of expertiseSupport a fast-paced environment with multiple projects going simultaneously3 years of prior commercial driving experienceMust be able to sit, walk or otherwise move around for prolonged periods of time throughout the workdayMust be able to life, carry, push or pull up to 50 poundsWorking knowledge of DOT regulationsLumber/Building materials handling experience a plusFlatbed experience preferredForklift experience preferredThis job description is a summary; more details of responsibilities are provided during interviews.PM22PI188025506

Keywords: Weekes Forest Products Inc, Grand Rapids , CDL Driver, Professions , Comstock Park, Michigan

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