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Transportation Driver-Class A

Producers Dairy Foods

Reno, NV 89502
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Transportation Driver  - Class A  - Reno, NV

$24.00-$26.00 per/hr


Model Dairy, a leading supplier and distributor of high-quality award-winning dairy products, is looking for dedicated Transportation Drivers to join our winning team out of Reno Nevada. The Transportation Driver operates a commercial vehicle to transport and deliver product to its scheduled destination while staying in compliance with all State and Federal regulations and Model Dairy policies.


This position will have daily interaction with our customer base and therefore should be an individual dedicated to delivering superior customer service at all times. The Transportation Driver will be responsible for demonstrating the company Core Values and carrying out our purpose of Nourishing Lives.


General Job Description:

Delivery of Model Dairy products to restaurants, convenience stores, grocery outlets, public facilities and a variety of other customers via light truck, van or semi-tractor trailer. Some responsibility for order picking and loading of truck.


Essential Functions:

  • Approaching work with a Continuous Improvement (CI) mindset, and engaging in the company Mission Statement to identify, value, prioritize, resource and sustain improvement opportunities.

  • Owning and promoting a Safety Culture by ensuring a safe work environment and promoting proper safety behavior.

  • Interface with customers in a friendly professional manner delivering superior customer service

  • Delivery of Model Dairy products via light truck, van or semi-tractor/ trailer on an established route schedule according to company policies and procedures and Federal/ State DOT regulations.

  • Establish and monitor customer par levels to maintain a high level of customer service and minimize shortages and return of product due to outdating. Present new

    products if appropriate.

  • Develop and prepare information to direct the loading of the delivery vehicle to meet the particular requirements of the days route.

  • Pick products and load delivery vehicles as required.

  • Input, access and retrieve information from computer.Operate a portable computer printer.

  • Greet customers on route in a friendly, courteous manner, and present debit or credit invoices.

  • Off-load orders from delivery vehicle, rotate customers Model Dairy inventory, load new products into storage area, as directed by customer and remove out-of-date or damaged product.

  • Remove empty cases from customers premises.

  • Inventory and otherwise account for all product and empty cases remaining in delivery vehicle.

  • At assigned Model Dairy base, clean, fuel and park vehicle.

  • Check in and out with distribution manager according to company policies and procedures, including the prompt completion and submission of all required paperwork.

  • Must wear a uniform provided by Model Dairy and be clean and neat in appearance

  • Maintain a safe work environment.

Mandatory Job Requirements:

To be eligible for this position, an individual must possess the following requirements to perform the essential job functions:

  • Must be able to acquire a Commercial Drivers License and be able to produce a Driving record acceptable to the companys insurance carrier.

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and interact positively with a variety of Personality types.  Must present oneself in a patient, tolerant and controlled manner.

  • Must maintain a clean, neat appearance and comply with the uniform code of Model Dairy.

  • Ability to accurately key enter data into the computer and produce debit and credit Invoices.

  • Must possess basic mathematic skills.

  • Must possess basic reading skills.

Must possess the following speech, vision and auditory characteristics:

  • Preferred 2 years of commercial driving experience.

  • Speech is required to clearly communicate to answer customer inquiries.

  • Smell is required to test product quality and to observe a safety hazard such as a fuel leak.

  • Touch is required to test refrigeration equipment.

  • Must be able to work a shift of 8 or 10 consecutive hours (with a hour lunch break) and overtime as required by business demands.

  • Must be able to contribute to a safe work environment.

Model Dairy offers its employees a team-oriented work environment, competitive salary, and an excellent benefit package including medical/dental/vision benefit plans.

Model Dairy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards any characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
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