CDL Truck Driver - Refrigerated

Who we are!

Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® Asian-style snacks.

What we are looking for:

The Long Haul Driver is responsible for driving semi-trailers to shuttle and/or warehouse locations ensuring that products are delivered according to designated delivery windows. The incumbent in this position is typically on the road for 7 days at a time although may fill in for shorter routes as needed.

So what’s this job all about?

  • Drive semi-trailers to scheduled shuttle and/or warehouse locations as directed
  • Move truck into place for loading/unloading
  • Maintain relationships with customers and ensure that all delivery issues are properly communicated and resolved
  • Complete a daily Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR) and check the semi-trailer for mechanical and safety issues before and after trips as mandated by the DOT
  • Communicate and correct any pre or post trip non- compliant issues
  • Maintain a Daily Drivers Log and trip records in compliance of all DOT FMCSA and Company regulations and requirements
  • May retrieve information on product codes part numbers quantities locations comments etc. via a computer or handheld device
  • Clean up and dispose of scrap bracing cardboard broken pallet wood shrink wrap and/or strapping and dispose in proper containers or designated areas
  • May also be required to pick up empty pallets and ensure that the route truck has the proper number of pallets for return trip
  • Comply with all other federal state local laws
  • Comply with all Company safety policies
  • Perform other duties or trips as assigned
  • Responsible to conduct yourself in a manner consistent with company mission values code of ethics policies and other standards of conduct

What we want to do for you:

Company Benefits:

We offer eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to assist employees and their families with their financial security, health and well-being. In addition to a competitive base pay, we offer a variety of benefit programs.
  • Health, Life, Dental, and Vision Plans 
  • Two weeks paid vacation + holidays for new hires
  • Employee discounts on company products

Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

Years of Related Experience: 2 plus years of Class A CDL driving experience

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of tractor/truck mechanics and maintenance
  • Excellent articulated vehicle backing skills
  • Basic computer skills with ability to use telematics system
  • Ability to read and follow road maps and abide by traffic laws
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to climb up to back of trailer
  • Must possess and retain a valid class A Commercial Driver License (CDL) 
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