CDL Driver - GROWMARK FS Midwest - Yankton, SD

GROWMARK
Baltimore, SD
United States
Category
Job Description

GROWMARK FS Midwest is headquartered in Manson, Iowa with branches across Northwest Iowa and Southeast South Dakota. GROWMARK FS Midwest employs approximately 120 individuals (including seasonal workers) and serves over 8,500 customers. GROWMARK FS Midwest offers energy, agronomy, agri-finance, precision agriculture, nutrient management, feed, grain, and turf products and services. GROWMARK FS Midwest is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative with annual sales of $8.7 billion (FY 2019 data) providing agronomy, energy, facility planning, and logistics products and services, as well as grain marketing and risk management services throughout North America. Headquartered in Bloomington, Illinois, GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by affiliated member cooperatives. More information is available at www.growmark.com.”


PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT


 


Operates a single, tandem or multi-axle configuration truck for delivery and/or pick-up of agronomy and/or energy products following specified time schedules to/from the company locations or customer locations to achieve profitable business growth.


 


 


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS


 


Operates all assigned vehicles, single, tandem, or multi axle configurations, forklifts, etc. in accordance with established safety standards and proper vehicle operation techniques. 


 


Performs and records daily safety checks of assigned vehicle(s) and associated equipment by conducting pre-trip inspections, such as checking fuel and oil levels, inspecting tires, lights, and brakes.  Follows the preventative maintenance program and maintains a clean truck to present a professional appearance.


 


Loads and unloads containers, pallets, or materials and products, safely on trucks, trailers, or railcars by hand or by forklift truck.  When loading, ensures loads are evenly balanced and distributed from the front of the trailer to the back and from side to side, as well checks axle weights and loads them in accordance with the DOT regulations.


 


Ensures that all deliveries and pickups are made in accordance with time schedules and performs duties in a manner that promotes superior customer service and professionalism within the company and the industry.


 


Ensures that all associated documentation, such as bill of ladings, delivery slips, and invoices are completed accurately and returned to the branch location at the end of the day in order to ensure timely receiving and payment of invoices.


 


Completes necessary paperwork, including accurate logbooks, records of cargo and any other assigned record-keeping duties on a daily basis.


 


 


OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS


 


Responsible for maintaining company equipment according to company standards, adheres to the company Uniform Policy, and maintains the appropriate professional image


 



 


Performs all other duties as assigned.


 


 


REQUIREMENTS


 


Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof, and 2 years or more of related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to safely operate tractor trailer or tender truck equipment and to meet company and DOT standards.


 


Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.


 



 


Ability to work extended hours and on-call as business conditions warrant.


 


Must be able to obtain and maintain other applicable certifications, licenses, and permits.


 




  • Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)

  • Noisy conditions

  • Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures


  • Lift 51 - 70 lbs.


 



 


We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.


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