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Company: HP Hood
Location: Vernon
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Are you a self-driven person looking to advance your career as a high-impact player on a team? If so, we have an exciting challenge for you and your future!At HP Hood LLC, we celebrate our differences. Our diversity of people, backgrounds, experiences, thoughts and perspectives are fostered to create an inclusive work environment. We are at our best when we respect and value each other - One Team One Company!Our culture is built on value commitments to innovation, quality, results, integrity, community, people, and collaboration that fosters a strong employee engagement, teamwork, safety and wellness. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, wellness programs, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, ongoing development, advancement opportunities and more.Founded in 1846, today HP Hood is one of the largest and most trusted food and beverage manufacturers in the United States. Our portfolio of national and super-regional brands and licensed products includes Hood, Heluva Good, Lactaid, Blue Diamond Almond Breeze, Planet Oat and more.For candidates based in New York State, this position starts at $29.60 per hour.Job Summary:Under the direction of the Transportation Manager, will ensure all DSD routes are covered, checking the quality, and delivering the product along the assigned delivery routes. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This is a physical, fast-paced, outdoor position that involves continual lifting, lowering and carrying of product. Responsible for the safe operation of the Company vehicle while complying with all company, State and Federal regulations. Have a good working knowledge of the assigned delivery route and be familiar with product handling requirements.
Must represent the Company in a courteous, ethical, and professional manner at all times.
Must keep a vehicle operation log and report any necessary maintenance or other problems to the Transportation Manager. Deliver all products ordered in a timely manner and advise the Transportation Manager of any recommendations for improvements or problems needing attention on a daily basis. Responsible for moving equipment to and from maintenance facilities. Perform equipment inspections and maintenance including but not limited to washing of tractors, trailers and equipment.
Backup to the Transportation Manager on nights and weekends for trailer breakdowns. Unload and check the quality products at a customer location, rotate and check the quality of products. Handles any customer complaints professionally. Handles company equipment properly, follows written driver safety rules, and performs a pre-trip and post-check inspection. Must be a cooperative team player and work with drivers, customers, managers, supervisors and peers. Follow all company safety policies and procedures. Execute assigned duties with minimal supervision. Maintain a clean and safe work environment. Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Current, valid CDL-A driver's license. Maintain a satisfactory MVR (Motor Vehicle Record). Maintain an up-to-date medical card and DOT (Department of Transportation) exam.
Mechanical knowledge highly preferred.
Skills and Competencies:
Reading and writing proficiency and ability to identify colors. Proven ability to communicate effectively and perform simple arithmetic. Know the product delivery schedule. Ability to multitask and work as a team.
Physical Demands:
Frequent moving of product up to 50 pounds during the shift; infrequent moving up to 80 pounds. Must be able to climb on and off the box of the truck. Frequent bending, squatting, pushing, and pulling.
Work Environment:
Cold warehouse environment. Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions (hot weather, rain, and extremely cold temperatures). Have open availability to back-up DSD Drivers.
HP Hood is an Equal Opportunity EmployerFemale/Minority/Veteran/Disabled"VERVRAA Federal Contractor"

Keywords: HP Hood, Utica , DSD FOREMAN DRIVER FLOATER-SY, Professions , Vernon, New York

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