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Class-A CDL Truck Driver, Local, Season (Beresford, SD)


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Job Title: Class-A CDL Truck Driver, Local, Season (Beresford, SD)
Location: Beresford, SD, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Wilbur-Ellis Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Transportation/Truck Driver
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Description

 

Do you have a Class-A CDL with Hazmat endorsement? Do you have at least two years' commercial driving experience with a good driving record? Are you willing to work overtime hours during busy seasons? Do you have a positive outlook and excellent communication skills? If so, we want to hear from YOU!

For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!

 

General Purpose and Scope of Position: Wilbur-Ellis is seeking an experienced career-minded Commercial Driver to be part of a close, efficient team that delivers goods and services to a diverse customer base using a company delivery truck. This position may also be expected to stock and retrieve packages and bulk containers, drive a forklift and assist with other warehouse duties including general housekeeping. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude who enjoys working with a diverse customer base in a fast-paced setting.

 

Key Skills and Abilities Include:

  • Ability to operate material handling equipment including forklift, order picker, pallet jack and other equipment as required
  • Ability to operate a manual pallet jack with pallets weighing up to 3200 lbs.
  • Ability to repetitively bend and lift boxes and bags up to 80 lbs.
  • Safe operation of company delivery truck
  • Ability to work and contribute to a team approach with a positive attitude and outlook
  • Willing and shows desire to work overtime hours during busy seasons
  • Ability to be versatile, flexible, and willing
  • Can effectively multi-task

 

Key Personal Attributes Include:

  • Present a professional image to our customer through personal appearance and overall branch cleanliness
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license with Class A CDL or will obtain Class A CDL. With endorsements for Haz-Mat and Tank Vehicles
  • Forklift Driver and Driving Certification (offered on the job)
  • Knowledge and/or experience with agricultural operations (preferred)
  • Requires excellent interpersonal skills between both customers and fellow employees

 

Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:

  • Ensure all shipments include proper shipping documents
  • Perform vehicle safety inspections
  • Maintain mileage and fuel logs on all vehicles
  • Ensure no product leaves, or enters, the warehouse without necessary paperwork
  • Meet and complete all WECO regulatory safety requirements
  • Attend product training sessions and meetings when necessary                
  • Help maintain warehouse cleanliness
  • Notify Supervisor or Branch Manager immediately if product spills
  • All other duties as assigned

 

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly wage (to be determined based on experience and other factors)
  • Benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401k, Employee Assistance Program, vacation, sick time, life insurance, + more); Pension Plan, 401k match up to 3%
  • Drug-Free Workplace

 

COMPANY CULTURE                                     

Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer

Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.

 

Wilbur-Ellis is for and about people

Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over ninety-three years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and a dedication to quality work, our customers and each other. 

 

Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry's best workforce

Wilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.

 

Job Code: CLASS04729

 

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Job Post Date: 05/11/20
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