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Short Haul Driver

Date: Jul 7, 2021

Location: Lodi, CA, US

Company: Dart Container

Operating tractor to move trailers to the offsite warehouse and within the facility as well as backing up trailers to dock doors.  This position also performs duties as a shipping laborer when needed or during downtime on shuttle activity.


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Move, relocate and back up trailers to dock doors at the facility and off-site warehouse.
  • Load production into trailers for shipping via a bill of lading or SAP systems following applicable instructions.
  • Receive and unload film, corrugated board, raw materials, and products from outside vendors and/or inter-company locations.
  • Operate forklift and change batteries as necessary.
  • Perform general housekeeping and area cleanliness to include sweeping trailers.
  • Responsible for product safety, quality, and legality by following all departmental practices and company policies.
  • Perform material handling and recycling in baler when needed.


Core Skills & Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • 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
  • Valid driver’s license and favorable driving record upon hiring and ability to maintain both throughout the duration of employment
  • Valid CDL (Commercial Driver License) Class A upon hiring and ability to maintain throughout duration of employment
  • One (1) year tractor-trailer experience
  • Physically Qualified under U.S. DOT regulations (part 391)
  • Six (6) months prior warehouse, material handling, or PIT operations experience
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) license
  • 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


Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience in a manufacturing or high-volume warehouse environment




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.




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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