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Truck Driver Over The Road - Iowa to Utah in West Liberty, IA at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 5/28/2019

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Job Reference Code: 006774-West Liberty

 

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About West Liberty Foods

West Liberty Foods was formed in 1996 under the guiding principles of the Iowa Turkey Growers Cooperative. Carrying on Iowa’s rich farming tradition, our grower/owners are committed to animal health and welfare while delivering superior-quality turkeys — a philosophy that has helped family farms grow and thrive for generations. The continued success of West Liberty Foods is due to the dedication, enthusiasm and support of our grower/owners.

Our mission is to be a leading food manufacturer by converting needs, ideas and expertise into value for our members, business partners and consumers.

West Liberty Foods manufactures hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. Recognized as one of the top protein processors in North America, we have the capacity to produce over 650 million pounds of food products per year across our facilities. We are The Surprisingly Big Company®, and we’re right in your backyard.

Build your career with West Liberty Foods and be a part of an exciting, collaborative team environment! 

We are currently hiring for a Truck Driver for over the road trips between Iowa and Utah.

Job Summary: 

The Truck Driver position is responsible for operating a semi-tractor trailer to move product, equipment, or materials in Iowa and Illinois or Wisconsin locations.  

Successful candidates will have previous truck driving experience and have a Class A CDL.   Enjoy competitive wages along with many benefits including holiday pay, vacation & sick pay, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, 401K and much more.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Operate semi-tractor trailer to move product, equipment, or materials in Iowa and Illinois locations.
  • Checking vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Maneuvering trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
  • Collecting delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.
  • Maintaining logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Reporting vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
  • Will be traveling between Iowa and Utah locations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

  • Must have a Class A CDL and be able to maintain this certification/license.
  • Previous experience is required.  Minimum of 3 years of tractor-trailer experience is preferred.
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Must be able to work independently without constant supervision.
  • Must have and maintain good driving record.
  • Must be able to problem solve.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to work extended hours and weekends if needed.
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing demands.
  • Candidates must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug test, background screen and physical.

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online on our careersite at https://careers.wlfoods.com/.

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