CDL Driver (EUG)

Company: Whitewave Foods Company ( Learn More )

General Information
US-OR-Eugene
N/A
High School
Full-Time
Not Specified
Not Specified
False
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Job Description
With our pioneering Horizon Organic, Silk, International Delight, Land O’Lakes, Earthbound Farm, So Delicious Dairy Free, Vega™ and Wallaby Organic brands in North America and Alpro and Provamel brands in Europe, WhiteWave Foods has made healthy, alternative food choices mainstream, creating not just new categories, but a new consumer mind set. At heart, we are creators, engaged in the making of a new kind of Food Company.  We are unique in possessing both the creativity and the scale not only to meet the world’s emerging needs, but to shape them, and help define the future of food.



As we experience growth, and as our portfolio of products grows, we maintain a constant focus on our environmental and social responsibilities. We pursue reductions against waste, water usage and greenhouse gas emissions throughout our operations, focusing on our plants and our company owned farms. We are also champions for food security, lending our support to national hunger relief organizations and those that operate in our local communities.




POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Safely transports, assists and reports loading and unloading, and inspects and reports on the vehicle. The CDL Driver is responsible for safely transporting varied material types including palletized product and raw materials to and from multiple facilities.  The position requires the safe use of multiple vehicle types and equipment including semi-trucks and trailers, bobtail box trucks, forklifts, pallet jacks and others.



Specify which shift you are able to work: Day and/or Swing. This is primarily a M-F position, with occasional weekend assignments.  Apply online at www.whitewave.com/careers; select Careers in North America, then select the Eugene plant. Contact [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] with questions.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:



Operates tractors, trailers, and material handling equipment for transfer of products to and from production areas, including multiple off-site storage locations throughout the greater Eugene and Springfield areas. 



Ensures proper receipt, storage, picking, transfer, and delivery of materials located in ambient, freezer, and cold storages, and ensures all paperwork is properly completed and accurate.



Provides customer service and develops and maintains professional working relationship with customers both internal and external to So Delicious Dairy Free® operations.



Maintains compliance requirements for Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), and carefully follows all local and state mandated regulations.



Maintains a safe working environment. Complies with all safety and sanitation regulations.




Preferred Candidate Qualifications:



Education and Experience: Required: High school diploma (or the equivalent) and at least one year of verifiable CDL driving, forklift operation and warehousing experience. Must have a valid Oregon CDL Class A Driver's License and current DOT medical certification, pass a driving records check, and pre-employment screening including a DOT drug screen, background check, and medical certification.  Must also have the ability to obtain a valid forklift operator’s license and comply with ODOT random drug/alcohol testing program.



COMPETENCIES



Good judgment, time management, discretion, thoroughness, and customer service focus (internal and external.



Basic computer skills including keyboarding and proficiency using MS Office Outlook and Excel, and using a system such as SAP.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is constantly required to use hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and walk.



The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.



WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



This is primarily a combination of outdoor and warehouse classifications, including working in warehouses that may be very warm or very cold, and in various outdoor conditions, in all types of weather, during the day and/or night.




SALARY:  WhiteWave Foods Company offers a competitive salary and bonus potential.  The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as well as many other company sponsored benefits.



Nothing in this job description restricts WhiteWave Foods, Earthbound Farm, So Delicious Dairy Free, Vega™ and Wallaby Organic rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibility to this job at any time.



WhiteWave Foods is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  It is our policy to give equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, genetic testing information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, military service, status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, disability or any other consideration made unlawful by state, federal or local law. All employment practices and personnel actions, including hiring, termination, job assignment, compensation, discipline, and access to benefits and training are made without regard to any status protected under applicable law. It is our policy to select the most qualified person for each position in the organization, whether that is a new hire, a transfer to another position, or a promotion.

This policy applies to all persons involved in the operation of WhiteWave Foods, including, but not limited to, employees, vendors, customers and their employees, contract and temporary workers and anyone else on the Company’s property. 


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