Truck Driver (CDL Class A)

Company: Premier Packaging
Phone number: 502-719-2966
Driver type: Company Driver
Equipment type: Straight Truck
Job type: Local
Miles per week: 1,250 per week
Compensation: $60,000 per year
Bonus: $500 sign on bonus, Monthly Quality & Attendance Bonus, Year End Driver Safety Bonus + Profit Sharing Bonus
Home time: Daily

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About This Job at Premier Packaging

Premier Packaging provides innovative packaging solutions through a combination of curiosity, drive, and a culture that embraces an entrepreneurial spirit. We are responsive to our customers’ needs, responsible to one another and the environment, and improve our processes to deliver quality products. We ask ‘Why’ so we can deliver the ‘How’.

We are currently looking for an experienced CDL Driver. This position reports to the Facility Manager. The tasks listed below describe the major responsibilities of the position but should not be considered conclusive.

Essential Functions:

Lift up to 25 lbs. alone and 50 lbs. assisted.
Operates a pallet jack as necessary.
Assist Customers with handling product.
Passes all DOT driver requirements such as a valid license, successful physical, and drug screen. It is the driver’s responsibility to keep these requirements current.
Obeys all traffic laws, locally and nationally, and complies with scale requirements.
Reports any temporary physical or mental impairment that would impede safe operation of equipment.
Demonstrates patience, courtesy, cooperation, and professionalism while at the customer’s delivery site. Does not engage in customer altercations. Notifies Fleet Dispatcher and Shipping Manager of issues.
Maintains personal hygiene and appearance
Demonstrates a high level of competency operating tractors with trailers up to 53’, as well as box trucks and vans.
Identifies and reports mechanical or safety concerns with equipment during pre and post operation
Follows the designated routes as determined by the Fleet Dispatcher.
Observes customer unloading and verifies the bill of lading for accuracy. Ensures proof of delivery is returned to Facility Manager for bill posting.
Possesses good verbal and written communication skills.
Does not sleep during work hours, in company owned vehicles, or on company owned or leased property.
Cooperates with all law enforcement or traffic officials.
Maintains interior of company leased vehicles.
Reports all accidents to both the Fleet Dispatcher
Exercises extra caution and situational awareness in adverse weather conditions, requests recovery operation when necessary.
Performs inter-warehouse transfer work as well as trailer yard movement activity as directed.
Follows all company work instructions, safety guidelines, policies, procedures, and SOPs.
Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED required; Some college preferred
This position requires possession of a valid Class A license, three years previous CDL Driver experience, and a clean MVR.
Must be able to successfully pass a road test prior to employment.
Must be able to operate a 10-speed and automatic transmission.
Overtime hours are a requirement, as well as some weekend work.


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. Premier Packaging will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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Driver Types Hired

  • Company Driver

Equipment Types Hired

  • Straight Truck

Equipment Experience Accepted

  • Straight Truck

CDL Classes Accepted

  • Class A

Benefits

Medical plan: Yes
Dental plan: Yes
Vision plan: Yes
Retirement plan: Yes
Profit sharing: Yes
Stock purchase: No

Bonuses

Bonuses for extra pickups & dropoffs: No
Hiring bonuses: Yes
Annual bonuses: Yes
Mileage bonuses: No
Safety bonuses: Yes
Per diem: No
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Driver Requirements

Min. driver age: 18
Min. driving experience: 3 years

DMV Record

Hire a driver who has had their license suspended or revoked: No
Hire a driver with a DWI or DUI: No

General Program Offerings

Paid orientation: Yes
Spouse rider program: No
Child rider program: No
Pets: No

Pay Information for Company Drivers

Pay for layovers: No
Pay for breakdowns: Yes
Pay for loading and unloading: Yes
Pay for tarp: No
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