JOB TITLE:  CDL Driver

REPORTS TO:  Procurement Manager

SUMMARY: This position receives, stores, and distributes materials to the plant. Loads and unloads trailers, moves semi-trailers, and drives semi’s between our Bay City plant, and our warehouse in Beaverton.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Required to maintain daily, all required DOT and CDL logs, inspections and documentation.
    • Read production schedule or requisition to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed.
    • Conveys materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or to other designated areas.
    • Sorts and places materials or items on pallets, racks or shelves.
    • Marks materials with identifying information.
    • Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed.
    • Enters records into computer system; Maintains inventory records.
    • Operates pallet jacks or forklifts to transport items.
    • Drives truck between Bay City Plant and Tillamook Warehouse.
    • Occasionally will drive truck to warehouse in the Portland area.
    • May be required to sort and segregate product.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

      

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Prior CDL driving experience; Maintain valid CDL license.
    • Forklift license and/or certification.
    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate with other employees in the organization.
    • Ability to count, add, subtract, multiply and divide with the use of a calculator.
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with simple problems that arise at work.
    • To perform this job an individual should have knowledge of internet software, inventory software, and spreadsheet software.
    • Commitment to excellence and high standards
    • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
    • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
    • Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
    • Ability to understand any and all safety requirements and cautions.
    • Ability to perform the physical labor necessary.

      

COMPETENCIES:

  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively. Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization’s goals and values.
  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND THE WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand/walk constantly; use of hands, wrist and arms continually, ability to reach at or above shoulder occasionally, below shoulder frequently.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds; boxes weighing 50 – 60# occasionally, lifts over 60# require two employees.
  • The employee may regularly move product racks in excess of 500# in/out of trailers and coolers via push/pull and use of pallet jacks.
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally exposed to cold and wet conditions, moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.

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