LIVE HAUL DRIVER

Driving Natchitoches, Louisiana


Description

Position at Pilgrim's

LIVE HAUL DRIVER

Pilgrim’s is the second largest chicken producer in the world, with operations in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Mexico and the U.K. Pilgrim’s processes, prepares, packages and delivers fresh, further-processed and value-added poultry products for sale to customers in more than 100 countries, employs more than 50,000 people and contracts with more than 5,200 family farmers. Pilgrim’s is headquartered in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, at the JBS USA corporate office.

At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always.

 

We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are working to ensure social distancing within our facility. We have installed physical barriers throughout our facility such as plexi-glass or plastic barriers between team member work stations. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are provided and required over the mouth and nose at all times when inside the facility, and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed.

Purpose:

 

The role of a Live Haul Driver serves the company by transporting commercial goods and materials and deliver as instructed with a primary focus on safety and efficiency.

Responsibilities:

  • Operates Live Haul trucks safely and with a conscious effort to transport fragile loads
  • Operates forklift loading trucks at contract growers in a safe & efficient manner
  • Performs equipment inspections in accordance with company guidelines and equipment operating instructions to maintain compliance with CSA 2010. Reports all problems to the supervisor.
  • Follows packers and stock yards guidelines for weighing live poultry.
  • Follows truck tarping guidelines during periods of inclement weather.

         Observe & enforce all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies.

  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you work effectively and cooperatively with customers, clients, coworkers, and leadership teams.
  • Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies.
  • Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks. Consistently practices, and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization

Basic Qualifications:

• Knowledge of driving and traffic rules

• Some mechanical skill

• Ability to lift up to 100 Pounds

• Ability to work under dusty adverse conditions

• Valid Class A driver’s license is required

• Must possess a good driving record with a minimum of 3 years driving experience

• Must possess a valid class A license with 0 - 12 months experience.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential function of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the team member will be exposed to both outdoor and indoor environments.

Applicant must also be able to do the following:

• Sitting 90% of the time and Standing 10%

• Workable use of both hands and able to grasp.

• Good eye sight (with or without corrective lens).

• Able to perform repetitive task.

• Able to walk, sit, stand, reach, bend, climb, push, pull, and stoup.

• Able to lift up to 50 lbs. in weight.