Penske Truck Driver – CDL Class A/Touch Freight – Penske Logistics in Norcross, Georgia

Description:

Position Summary:

Penske is widely known for its success on the racetrack, but did you know we employ thousands of truck drivers? Join our team of professional truck drivers at Penske Logistics and you’ll drive like a champion hauling freight for some of the world’s best brands in retail, food, beverage, grocery, foodservice, automotive, manufacturing, electronics, appliances, healthcare, and packaging industries. We manage freight for companies like Ford, GM, BMW, Detroit Diesel, Goodyear, Cardinal Health, Whirlpool, and Wawa. Our professional truck drivers ensure products are delivered safely, efficiently and on-time.

Why Penske? Home daily for most positions. Excellent pay and benefits. Superior trucks and 24/7 roadside support. Dedicated accounts. Great supervisors. Paid time off. 401K. Cash balance pension plan. Training. Tuition Reimbursement. Unlimited career potential.

Route/Activity – Drivers are responsible for delivering product to customers, unloading at stores (electric pallet jacks) and picking up returnable crates/pallets. Local and overnight runs available. We run both day cab and sleeper tractors. Slip seating is a possibility due to load volumes. We use Xata electronic logs and GPS tracking. Logging is required for all loads. We deliver palletized milk in plastic crates, on plastic pallets in refrigerated trailers from the dairy in Atlanta to metro Atlanta Kroger stores and outside areas of Macon, Savannah, Hilton Head - Auburn, Opelika, Lanett - Augusta, Irmo and Columbia. Driver secures load with ratchet straps ( E Track ) prior to leaving the dairy. Driver unloads at stores with store provided electric pallet jack. Driver picks up the same number of empty crates as he delivers at each store / stop. There are split shipments. Driver is required to separate / unstack crates from pallets to complete order as necessary. Number of stores / stops per load varies from 2 to 6. When the driver completes the route, he returns the trailer with empty crates on board to the dairy.

Shift – Shift varies. Loads dispatch between 1 pm and 11 pm – seven days a week.

Equipment – 2016 Day Cabs and Sleepers with 2015 48’ Reefer Trailers.

Compensation – Activity Based Pay: $.4335/mile, $15.30/hour delay, $15/hour for training/meeting. Our drivers are paid weekly.

Responsibilities:

-Loading, unloading, or assisting in loading and unloading truck.

-Safe and responsible operation of assigned equipment.

-Ensuring compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines.

-Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage before and after route.

-Primary interface with the customer at point of delivery

Qualifications:

Job Qualifications:

-At least 23 years of age

-CDL Class A license required

-2 years of verifiable tractor-trailer driving experience in the last 5 years

-3 years DMV/MVR record with two or fewer moving violations/accidents

-Reliable and customer oriented

-Safety oriented

-Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.

Physical Requirements:

-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-The associate must be able to see and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

-While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.

-The associate must be able to legally operate a motor vehicle and safely and frequently enter/exit the vehicle as well as the rear cargo area.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.

Work Locations: 6655 Best Friend Road Norcross, GA

Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Norcross

Job: Driver

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Driver

Req ID: 1700148