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Company: McLane Company, Inc. (info)
Position:
Class A CDL Driver Trainee Requires Class A CDL
Location:
Baldwinsville, NY (USA)

Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Education: High School / GED
Post Date: 04/21/17
Compensation:  
Ref #: NYMy8iMuSX

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About McLane

McLane is a $48 billion dollar supply chain services leader, providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores, and chain restaurants throughout the United States. McLane, through McLane Grocery, McLane Foodservice and recent foodservice acquisition, Meadowbrook Meat company, Inc., (MBM), operates 80 distribution centers and one of the nation's largest private fleets. The company buys, sells and delivers more than 50,000 different consumer products to nearly 90,000 locations across the U.S. In addition, McLane provides alcohol beverage distribution via McLane Beverage Distribution, Inc., and its acquisitions of Empire Distributors, Inc., Horizon Wine & Spirits and Delta Wine & Spirits. McLane is a wholly owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK) and employs 20,000 teammates globally. For more information, please visit .

Driver Job Description

JOB SUMMARY / GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The teammate learns the essential functions of the Driver job including the accurate and timely distribution of grocery/food staples, grocery/food specialty products and convenience store/restaurant supplies to various customer locations. The Driver Trainee gains exposure to warehouse and other operational functions as part of the developmental process of becoming a McLane Driver.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS / PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

A teammate in this job will train side-by-side with a Driver Trainer to acquire the skills necessary to perform the following functions:

  • Maneuver tractor into position to attach trailer and handle lines to secure.

  • Operates truck in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies.

  • Inspects tractor-trailer equipment for defects pre/post trip and submit DOT inspection report indicating condition.

  • Operates Driver Delivery Handheld (DDH), document delivery receipts/product temperatures and exceptions. Inspects trailer to ensure product is secure for undamaged transport of product.

  • Rides and trains with Driver Trainer of tractor-trailer to various destinations, gaining knowledge of commercial driving regulations and observing the Driver's skill in starting engine properly, approaching intersections, making turns, backing, parking, and maneuvering vehicle on the road and on customer premises.

  • Maintains driver log (Manual or Peoplenet) according to DOT regulations, documenting delivery receipt, product temperatures, and exceptions.

  • Assists the Driver in unloading trailer and delivering product into customer premises.
  • Provides customer service including on-time delivery of undamaged product, product returns and issuing valid customer credits.

MINIMUM SKILLS AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

A teammate in this position must:

  • Have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Possess a CDL Class A license.

  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • Have an accident-free driving record for the past three years (preferred).

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, climb, reach, bend, squat, and stoop to accomplish the essential job functions.

  • Ability to read and comprehend labels, instructions, and bills of lading.

  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations to verify quantities of product.

  • Strong communication skills and able to communicate with internal and external customers, such as customers, management, drivers and teammates.

  • Be able to successfully pass a physical capabilities test, drug screen, and criminal background checks.

  • Comply with Company Work Rules and Safety Rules.
  • Able to safely drive a tractor-trailer, use a 2 wheel dolly, ramp, and, on board peoplenet devices.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • The environment encompasses multiple areas of the Division including warehouse, transportation shop and customer facilities.

  • Working conditions could contain moderate noise, vibration of vehicle and extreme weather conditions depending on climate.

  • Regular and frequent travel, including overnight.


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Candidates must pass a background check, drug screen and other job requirements.

McLane is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.
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McLANE BENEFITS
McLane offers competitive pay and benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, STD/LTD and 401(k).


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