Penske has home daily driver positions based in Flat Rock, MI supporting the aluminum manufacturing business. You will enjoy brand NEW, top-of-the-line equipment that is expertly maintained with 24/7 support. We offer excellent pay, state-of-the-art benefits package, medical & dental, paid time off, 401K, cash balance pension plan, training, tuition reimbursement considerable associate discount services and unlimited career opportunities. We have a 6.5 year contract with the customer so we are only looking for professional drivers with a dedication to safe and timely deliveries to be part of a team environment and this rapidly growing account!
You will be part of an in-house fleet supporting Novelis out of Flat Rock, MI who is a world leader in rolled aluminum products delivering unique solutions for the most demanding global applications, such as beverage cans, automobiles, architecture and consumer electronics. The specific purpose of this aluminum is to service various Ford Motor Company vehicles. Freight type consists primarily of aluminum coils but also ingots. Border crossing routes are from Flat Rock, MI to a relay point in Brantford or Hamilton, ONT with a return to Flat Rock, MI. Drivers are crossing at the Ambassador Bridge daily. The Bluewater Bridge is utilized in the event there are major delays at the Ambassador Bridge. Drivers are home daily. This is a 24/7 operation and dispatch days and times will vary depending on what is available upon your start date. This includes nights and weekends, as well as holidays.
The planned environment is drop and hook HOWEVER you will still be responsible to inspect the load for security and are also expected to secure the load (various forms of scrap aluminum) should it be necessary. Due to an unexpected event you MAY have to live unload or load in which case you will have to unsecure or secure the cargo as needed.
- Mix of 2015 - 2017 Freightliner manual and automatic trucks
- Currently cycling all new 2018 Freightliner trucks with automatic transmissions into fleet
$70k annual W2 potential ($1,340 weekly) with a $3000 sign-on/retention bonus the first year
All miles paid plus paid stops, lay-overs and delays
- $.47 per mile new hire rate and $.49 per mile tenured driver rate (approximately 435 miles per day)
- Paid stops at $15.00 each (3 per day)
- Live Load/Unload stops at $40.00
- Paid delays at $19.50 per hour (compensable after 1 hour at any stop)
- Monthly performance bonuses (up to $250)
- Quarterly attendance bonus ($225)
- There is a $50/weekend day incentive (if you were to work both weekend days it would be an additional $100/week.)
- There is a $100 6 th day incentive
- $19.50 hourly pay (training, meetings, yard work, etc.)
- 2 months paid COBERA coverage
-Safe and responsible operation of assigned equipment.
-Ensuring compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines.
-Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage before and after route.
-Primary interface with the customer at point of delivery.
-At least 23 years of age
-CDL Class A license required
-1 year of verifiable tractor-trailer driving experience in the last 3 years
-3 years DMV/MVR record with two or fewer moving violations/accidents
-Reliable and customer oriented
-Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate must be able to see and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms.
-The associate must be able to legally operate a motor vehicle and safely and frequently enter/exit the vehicle as well as the rear cargo area.
Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit http://www.penskelogistics.com/ to learn more.