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Short Haul Driver

Date: Apr 10, 2021

Location: Leola, PA, US

Company: Dart Container

Date: March 8, 2021

Location: Leola, PA, US

Company: Dart Container

 

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Follow and commit to meet Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, efficiency, and service requirements.
  • Follow practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards
  • Operate a tractor with trailer inter/intrastate to pick up and/or deliver company merchandise
  • Drive diesel or gas tractor in accordance with commercial driving regulations of State Department of Transportation (DOT), US DOT, and the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC). 
  • Couple, uncouple, connect airlines, etc. and safely maneuver equipment in difficult situations such as narrow passageways and within urban areas
  • Conduct visual inspections of tractor and trailer to complete pre/post-trip inspections and perform preventative maintenance checks and services of truck and trailer.  Report any malfunctions to supervisor and maintenance staff.
  • Operate Electronic Log Device (ELD), ELD software, and maintain accurate records per local, state, and federal regulations, DOT’s and ICC’s laws as necessary. 
  • Ensure possession of all appropriate documentation, including registration and vehicle inspection reports.
  • Submit to a random drug test as prescribed by DOT regulations.
  • Safely unload merchandise either manually by hand, or using a fork truck, two-wheeler, or other powered industrial truck (PIT). 
  • Re-position merchandise not unloaded to ensure against breakage.
  • May assist in loading or unloading merchandise.  May use hand dolly, hand jack, or rollers when moving merchandise to or from the trailer.
  • Support Operational Excellence and effectively participate in lean initiatives and problem-solving activities as needed

 

 

Core Skills & Qualifications:

  • 21 years of age minimum
  • Minimum of two (2) years over the road tractor-trailer experience
  • Valid Class A CDL (Commercial Driver License) and favorable driving record upon hiring and ability to maintain throughout duration of employment
  • Physically qualified under US DOT regulations (part 391)
  • Ability to meet and maintain local, state, and federal regulations, DOT’s and ICC’s laws as required
  • Ability to observe, follow, understand, and evaluate processes demonstrated and other workplace procedures
  • Ability to meet safety, quality, and service standards
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues
  • Three (3) months of fork or squeeze truck experience preferred

 

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

 

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz for assistance.

 

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

https://www.dartcontainer.com/eeoaa/

 

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

 


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