Farmer Brothers Company

  • Long Haul Driver

    Job Locations US-OR-HILLSBORO
    Job ID
    2018-2286
    Category
    DSD
  • Overview

    We have  an excellent opportunity for a Long Haul Driver to be based out of Hillsboro, OR.  This Driver is responsible for the transportation and delivery of products to our distribution centers in Oregon, California and Nevada.  Operates tractor-trailer truck combination, usually long distances, to transport and deliver goods to and from designated locations.  

    Responsibilities

    • Operate tractor-trailer combination in a safe and professional manner at all times.
    • Deliver products to distribution centers and vendors in a timely manner.
    • Pick up and deliver orders from vendors to designated destinations.
    • Follow the Master Trip Plan for each route. Ability and willingness to work varying routes as assigned by the Manager.
    • Accountable for the paperwork flow related to products being transported.
    • Ensure that the perishable load is treated within all food safety guidelines.
    • Take reasonable precautions to ensure that no damaged goods are delivered to the destination.
    • Communicate all mechanical or safety concerns to management.
    • Maintains DOT logs daily, trip sheets, trip inspections and complies with all other DOT procedures/regulations.
    • All drivers will be subject to DOT guidelines, including random drug testing.

    May perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • High School diploma or GED required.
    • Minimum 1 year over-the-road experience with exposure to all weather conditions including snow and ice. Will consider recent trucking school graduates.
    • Must have a valid and current Class CDL commercial license with the appropriate Class Ratings
    • Able to successfully pass any physical examination required and/or directed by the Company.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain DOT Certification.
    • Clean driving record. 502's, DUI's, or drug related violations will automatically eliminate any candidate from consideration for employment.
    • Able to successfully pass a road test as required by the Company
    • Participate in and support proactive efforts to achieve business goals.
    • Support and coordinate efforts that contribute to the organization's success.
    • Identify new opportunities and proactively works to grow the business.
    • Build rapport and cooperative relationships with customers.
    • Use sound business judgment.
    • Strong Communication skills
    • Active Listening skills
    • Independent
    • Proactive

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