Perdue Farms, Inc. Feed Mill Pickup Driver in Salisbury, Maryland
Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.
Accurately and timely loads and delivers feed according to feed order directives. Delivers to individual customers as assigned by dispatcher. Determines and conveys needed repairs and/or preventative maintenance to fleet mechanics.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Ensures timely and accurate delivery of feed according to dispatcher scheduling.
Performs a pre-trip truck inspection according to a DOT sheet, reporting any deficiencies to proper fleet mechanics.
Ensures the correct weight of feed is loaded into the truck and the truck and correct weight is delivered to the farm locations.
Accurately operates boom to cleanly direct the feed into the holding bin assuring that feed is not spilled onto bin or ground; reports spills and problems to the Mill Manager or dispatcher.
Ensures accurate recordkeeping of fuel purchases, trip tickets, daily logs and time sheets, no hold and feed pick up.
May need to climb truck (15 ft) to direct loading and occasionally uses a #5 sledgehammer to remove stuck feed as necessary.
High School or equivalent
2 years experience. Reading, writing and math skills. Class A Commercial driver's license required.
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
Exposed to both seasonal weather and climate controlled conditions.
Ability to climb truck in the loading areas; use #5 sledgehammer.
Operate loading and delivery devices.
Operate a standard manual truck for up to 10 hours.
Operate a forklift.
Exposed to significant amount of air borne dust.
When in a plant environment:
Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces.
May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity.
May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit.
May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db.
May be exposed to all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility.
Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.