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Transportation Lead

Greenwood, IN | Other
10 Days Ago

Job Description

Overview

Objective:     

 

The Transportation Lead Driver performs daily transportation functions as directed while supporting supervision in the day-to-day operation of the Transportation Department.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Operates company vehicles to transport and deliver products.  Drives to destinations, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and skill in maneuvering vehicles in difficult situations, such as narrow passageways.  Inspects vehicles/equipment for defects and submits reports indicating conditions. Maintains driver log according to D.O.T. regulations and other federal and company-required records/logs. Trains associates in all aspects of the operation. Trains warehouse associates regarding stacking of products and loading of trucks/trailers. Safely operates all equipment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

JOB STANDARDS:

  • A high school diploma or GED equivalent is required
  • Has a currently valid Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
  • Two years minimum commercial driving experience.
  • Previous three years with no incidents on MVR.  
  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others
  • Ability to maintain professional relationships with everyone interacted with

 

 

 

 

LOCATION:

 

  • The driver works in a variety of areas inclusive of but not limited to:

 

Operations, yard, cab, outside of trailer on safety platform for Stop 1, inside of trailer consisting of three temperature compartments: 1) 0° to -5° F; 2) Outside temperature and 3) 35° to 40°, store parking lot, inside of store, shipping docks.

 

  • Noise level in truck cab is 40-45 decibels meeting DOT requirements
  • Work is performed in all weather conditions
  • Average route and work day is 12 to 14 hours with some layovers required
  • Center is open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day

 

 

EQUIPMENT UTILIZED:

 

  • Trucks with standard 9- or 10-speed transmission
  • electronic data log
  • Gravity conveyor systems
  • Two-wheel hand cart
  • Pallet jack/Electric pallet jack.
  • Liftgate

 

 

Company Overview

  • Website goldenstatefoods.com
  • Headquarters DIAMOND BAR, CA
  • Size 1,000 - 3,000
  • Founded 1947
  • Type
  • CEO PETER JIANG
  • Revenue $10M - $50M
  • Industry Transportation
  • About golden state foods
  • Golden State Foods is one of the largest diversified suppliers to the foodservice industry. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., the company is values-based with proven performance in superior quality, innovation and customer service. Established in 1947, GSF currently services 100+ leading brands (125,000+ restaurants/stores) from its 50+ locations on five continents. Its core businesses include: processing and distribution of liquid products, protein, produce, dairy and other services. The company employs approximately 6,000 associates and is 100 percent management-owned and run. Golden State Fo ... ods also operates a national non-profit organization, the GSF Foundation. More