In Town Driver - OKC 1st Shift 050100
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Oklahoma City, OK 73099
Over the past 70 years, OK Foods has evolved from a producer of livestock and poultry feed to one of the world’s largest fully-integrated chicken producers, but our company’s core values of taking care of our people and producing only the highest quality products have remained constant. In November 2011, OK Foods was acquired by Industrias Bachoco out of Celaya, Mexico. Today, we employ more than 3,000 workers domestically in the U.S. dedicated to producing consistently high quality products our customers have come to expect from OK Foods.
1st Shift – Dept 050100
Summary: This job consists of operating a forklift, loading, unloading, moving trailers, shipping, receiving, and cooler inventory.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Other duties may be assigned.
The ability to work under the direction of a supervisor and drop and hook as needed.
Responsible for verifying that loaded trailer’s cooling system is on, functioning, and set at proper temperature.
Responsible for timely loading and/or unloading of trailers as directed by plant supervisors, plant management and/or the transportation manager.
Assist with outbound trailers for both inner company and outside customers.
Assist with cooler rotation and staging of raw materials.
Provide services to our customers (plants) with the attitude of service in mind.
Maintain complete and accurate records of trailer movements.
Must comply with all State driver training and documentation requirements.
Other duties as required by dispatch or management.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Interpersonal Skills – Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control.
Oral Communication – Listens and gets clarification.
Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Diversity – Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.
Ethics – Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically.
Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures.
Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner.
Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment.
Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time.
Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Less than high school education; 12 months tractor trailer driving experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to calculate hours of service, complete log book pages and calculate and report hours worked.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must have a valid CDL Driver’s License. Must have no major driving violations and must meet requirements of company driver program.
Must be PIE Operator certified by OK Foods.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
An Equal Opportunity Employer to include females, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.