Truck Driver- Part Time

  • 2300 Lapeer Rd, Flint, MI 48503, USA
  • Part-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

To provide Food Bank of Eastern Michigan with access to donated foods and materials throughout eastern Michigan by representing the agency to major food companies and hauling food, while maintaining safe food handling practices, and materials to the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan while providing excellent customer service along with the ability to understand and comply with Feeding America & AIB/ Safe food Handling

Must be available to drive Monday through Saturday, up to 30 hours per week.

  • Timely and professional execution of product donation pick-ups and deliveries for Food Bank, driving long 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, and 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 ensure 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

  • High School Diploma or GED
    preferred

  • Current Michigan CDL Class A

  • Current and maintained DOT/Medical Card

  • 1-2 Years of Professional Truck Driving Experience, Highly Preferred

Additional Information

The employee will carry out the job duties in a warehouse environment & assigned FBEM truck.

Physical Demands:

On-the-road for most of the day with frequent stops at 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.

Must be able to lift 50 lbs, operate heavy equipment such as pallet jacks, forklift, assigned truck. Must bend, stoop, lift, sit for long periods, and load and off load product.

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.