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CDL Class A Driver

Company: Dawn Foods
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Dawn Foods is a global leader in bakery manufacturing and ingredients distribution. As the partner of choice for inspiring bakery success, we helpcustomers grow their business through meaningful partnerships, research-driven insights and innovations, and products and expertise they can depend on. As a family-owned company, our commitments to our people, products, customers, and corporate values, are all part of our recipe for success.Why work for Dawn Foods? PEOPLE.
PRODUCTS. CUSTOMERS. Are you an experienced Class
CDL Driver who thrives at building relationships?
Do you enjoy contributing to the success of our customers while providing them with unmatched hands-on delivery?
Dawn Foods wants you!
Dawn Foods is proud to employ the top talent in the baking industry.
Why should you apply? We invest in you!
Competitive starting pay, $28.39/hr
$10,000 Signing Bonus
Paid overnights
Industry-leading health insurance begins on Day 1!
401(K) + company match
10 Paid Company Holidays
Paid Personal, Sick and Vacation
Automatic Transmission
Trailers have liftgates, no ramps!
Trailer loaded by stop, not by zone
Yearly boot allowance, uniforms, and protective eye wear (if applicable)
Family-owned business over 100 years in service
About the JobThis opportunity is a full-time and benefits-eligible position.Schedule: Sunday
Thursday dependent on route, average 4-5 days per week.Hours are 3:00pm - 4:00pm start times (dependent on route) End times range from 1:00a-4:00a (until the work has been completed, will not exceed DOT hours)Possibility of 1 overnight route per weekAs a Driver for Dawn Foods, you will be responsible for completion of daily route as assigned in a timely manner, with safety and production in focus.
Obeying all federal, state, and local rules and regulations of the road including all DOT operating and recording procedures.
Conducting daily face to face interaction with customers; representing Dawn Foods in a friendly, competent, and professional manner. Duties may include but not be limited to breaking down product, shelf stacking, offloading with electric pallet jacks, performing pre and post trip vehicle inspections as well as collecting invoice receipts that are generated from the deliveries.What Does It Take to be a Driver at Dawn Foods? Below are the minimum qualifications to be a fit for this job.
CDL License in good standing
Ability to work in the United States
Must be 21 years of age or older
Minimum of 6 months Class A Commercial driving experience
Must be able to lift 50+ pound repeatedly
Ability to operate MHE equipment
Experience delivering into food service accounts is preferred
Lift-gate, reefer, electric pallet jack and forklift experience helpful
Computer skills helpful
Work EnvironmentListed below are key points regarding the physical requirements, and work environment of the job. A reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Required to use motor coordination with arm, hand, finger, and leg dexterity.
Required to exert physical effort in handling objects more than 50 pounds frequently.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.
Ability to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Ability to withstand cool and/or cold temperatures.
Normal setting for this job is outdoors and/or driving a video/GPS monitored vehicle.
Will be exposed to a physical environment, which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of the workday. Note: The level of physical effort may vary from site to site and in some cases be greater or lesser than documented here.About Our BenefitsDawn is proud to employ the top talent in the baking industry, and we reward our people with comprehensive health and well-being coverage, competitive compensation packages, and award-winning benefit offerings. We also help protect your future financial health with a generous 401(k) matching program that provides additional retirement funds and many tools and resources on financial wellness. Dawn encourages professional growth through tuition assistance and educational programs, and we are always searching for ways to improve our industry-leading services and benefits.If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply.
About Dawn FoodsDawn Foods provides high-quality bakery solutions to customers around the globe. With unmatched manufacturing and distribution capabilities, we bring together the knowledge, commitment, and innovation our customers deserve.An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other status or condition that is protected by applicable law.Requisition ID: 35228

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