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Class A Drivers

Company: Dairy Farmers of America
Location: New Britain
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Garelick Farms has an immediate job opening(s) for Driver (class A), Operate a straight truck, tractor-trailer, or double trailer. Deliver products or assets in a safe and timely manner to customers, warehouses, distributors, etc., according to the delivery route schedule as determined by the supervisor. Demonstrate high standards of customer service. Communicate frequently with peers, supervisors, and others.
Guida Dairy is a farmer-owned brand of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a dairy marketing cooperative owned by more than 12,500 family farmers. Our mark matters and it represents the wholesomeness of dairy that we share with our communities and loved ones. DFA manufactures a variety of dairy products, including cheese, butter, fluid milk, ice cream, dairy ingredients and more, under well-known and established regional brands. Our fingerprints touch thousands of brands across the marketplace, and we're passionate about delivering the simple pleasures of dairy to people everywhere, straight from our family farm-owners. At PET Dairy, we create fluid milk and ice cream and are proud to provide families with fresh, delicious dairy.
By joining DFA, you can help us continue to make a difference that matters. We care deeply about the well-being of our neighbors and friends, and we celebrate the diversity of our company and our world. It takes an incredible team to deliver the goodness of dairy and enrich our communities - come join us!
BENEFITS: 401(k) with company contribution Competitive pay Paid vacation and holidays Career growth opportunities - we promote from within! Comprehensive healthcare benefits Service recognition and employee rewards Employee referral program Tuition reimbursement Uniforms provided Work for dairy farm familiesEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE -- High School Diploma or equivalent -- 2 or more years of experience driving a tractor trailer, straight truck, or doubles trailer, within the last 5 years preferred -- Must meet minimum age requirements -- Must meet DFA requirements for Motor Vehicle Records -- Must meet all DOT requirements -- Certification and/or License - valid Class A CDL; some drivers may be required to have a doubles endorsement; license or operator's permit for at least the three years immediately prior to application KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES -- Knowledge of DOT procedures, rules, and requirements -- Skill in proficient computer usage -- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing -- Skills with math for calculating load size and recording accurate volume/weight measurements -- Able to contribute to the positive performance behaviors through personal example -- Able to be proactive in seeking solutions, taking appropriate steps to solve problems -- Able to work in collaboration effectively and foster good teamwork -- Able to follow directions and meet deadlines -- Able to present options and ideas to current processes or procedures -- Able to interpret and apply company policies -- Able to adapt and manage to change effectively -- Able to perform task and duties with minimal supervision -- Able to take initiative in performing job -- Good organization and record keeping skills -- Able to be punctual -- Must be able to read, write and speak English
An Equal Opportunity EmployerEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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