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Delivery Driver

Location: 

Helm, CA, US, 93627

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

Under general direction, performs a variety of job responsibilities which may include delivery of fertilizer and chemical products to customers from the Unit office and equipment and plant maintenance work..

Key Responsibilities
  • Loading and delivering packaged chemicals and fertilizers to customers.
  • Maintains DOT and DMV standards with regard to transport and placarding of hazardous materials.
  • Operates tractor/trailer combinations, and forklifts to transport hazardous materials to internal & external customers. This includes over-the-road driving up to 150 miles to various locations.
  • Performs general maintenance on trucks which may include, but is not limited to, replenishing fuel, checking and replenishing oil levels, checking/adjusting brakes, washing trucks, and taking trucks to the shop for scheduled service maintenance. 
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date driver's logs and inspection sheets.
  • Operates forklift for general loading and unloading of products using required safety procedures and safety equipment 100% of the time.
  • May assist with recordkeeping related to warehouse/inventory responsibilities. 
  • Receiving and unloading product and performing warehouse inventory and storage functions. 
  • Miscellaneous duties such as assisting with special projects, attending training sessions, providing back-up when needed, etc. 
Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience
  • Two plus years related experience and/or training.
  • Knowledge of the local geography is preferred to assist in locating farms and fields.
  • Must possess a current, CDL/DOT certified (Class A) valid driver's license.
  • DMV Hazardous Endorsement is Preferred
  • Three plus years related experience and/or training preferred.
  • Ability to manage up to 12 ton loads on tandem axle 20 ft. bed with piggy-backed forklift or 17 ton loads on 32 ft. trailer with piggy-backed forklift.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to drive a 10-speed manual transmission.
  • Forklift Certification is greatly preferred.
  • Must be able to understand and carry out written and/or oral instructions/directions.
  • Must be willing to follow all applicable safety procedures.
  • Work days may include nights, weekends, and holidays, depending on need and delivery schedule.
Required Certifications
  • Must possess a current, CDL/DOT certified (Class A) valid driver's license.
  • DMV Hazardous Endorsement is required

Job Requisition ID: 323

Travel Required: None

Pay Grade: Global Grade 1 

Location(s): SGS Westside Retail - Helm 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact@simplot.com.


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