Truck Driver, Full and Part Time

  • 2300 Lapeer Rd, Flint, MI 48503, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan serves as a common solicitor, storehouse and distributor of food on behalf of its Partner Agencies which are non-profit, charitable organizations serving those in need.

Today the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan provides over 25 million pounds of food each year to those in need through more than 415 partner agencies. Partner Agencies consist of local soup kitchens, shelters, and food pantries who strive to feed the more than 300,000 people in eastern Michigan who are food insecure. The excellent relationships established within the Food Bank’s 22 county service area and throughout the state has allowed for numerous programs and initiatives to help fight hunger.

Job Description

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Timely and professional execution of product donation pick-ups and deliveries, driving long & short distances to accomplish assignments

Maintain rapport with donors and/or their employees to foster continued support and a professional working relationship

Maintain accurate records of vehicle operations and maintenance on a daily basis, in compliance with DOT regulations

Load and off-load company vehicles as required while exercise safe lifting practices

Assist in maintaining an orderly and sanitary warehouse

Perform routine general maintenance and repairs on tractor/trailer, reporting problems to the Transportation Manager

Serve as a back-up driver to any Class B Driver position as required/instructed by the Transportation Manager

Complete and perform accurate follow-through on documentation for shipping, receiving, unloading and warehousing of product, as defined by FBEM policies and procedures

Inspect product donations to assure that safety and sanitation standards are met

Assist other drivers/warehouse staff with their responsibilities, as directed by the Transportation Manager

Perform duties in accordance with FBEM safety policy

Maintain all current licenses, certifications and medical cards, in accordance/compliance with FBEM and State mandated requirements

Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Knowledge and Education and Work Experience:

Current Michigan CDL Class A

Current and maintained DOT/Medical Card

High School Diploma or GED preferred

Professional truck driving experience preferred

Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Proven ability to work steadily and independently with minimum supervision and to follow standardized procedures

Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate records. Add, subtract, multiply and divide units of weight successfully; compute ratio, rate and percent.

Write reports and record transactions with proper format and legibility

Must be flexible and adapt to change

Ability to perform heavy lifting, loading and unloading as needed

Additional Information

Working Conditions:

On-the-road with frequent stops to partner agencies, suppliers, and donors. Working in all weather conditions on truck lift gates, parking lots, docks, and in donor/supplier warehouses and store back-ends.

Physical Demands/ Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met byan employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, stand, walk, and sit for long periods.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities,duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.