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CDL Route Driver - HOME DAILY

Company: Darling Ingredients, Inc.
Location: Blue Earth
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

A Route Driver is responsible for operation of a raw material collection truck to collect fabrication material from slaughter facilities, deadstock raw material from customer farm sites.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

  • Must be able to handle outside elements, summer heat and winter cold.
  • Collects and inspects raw material at time of pick up for any foreign or hazardous material at customer location (Local Runs).
  • Required to maintain an Electronic DOT log.
  • Responsible for company vehicle; maintains vehicle in cleanest possible manner; operates vehicle in accordance with Company, federal, state and local regulations.
  • Conducts all safety checks and inspections of vehicle; operates vehicle under state, federal, local regulations and in accordance with company policy and procedures; observes all company safety rules.
  • Complete vehicle condition report on a daily basis; operates under all Company safety standards.
  • Maintains excellent customer relations by providing quality, professional service at all times.
  • Responsible for completing all company required paperwork in accordance with company policies (route tickets, driver vehicle inspection reports, accident reports, mileage reports, service forms, etc.) on a daily basis.
  • Attendance at all safety meetings required; may be asked to serve on Safety Committee.
  • All other duties as assigned by management

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must possess a valid Class B driver's license for both manual and auto transmissions. Can't be restricted to auto only.
  • Must be able to pass a Motor Vehicle Record check.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check, DOT Physical and drug screen
  • Must be willing to work Saturdays and overtime as needed.
  • Must be able to handle outside elements, summer heat and winter cold.
  • Must be registered on

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior route experience within a customer oriented environment.
  • Experience with truck hydraulics a plus.
  • Ability to work well with internal staff and external customers.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers.
  • Prefer a class A CDL

Physical Demands

  • Constantly required to walk, stand, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch.
  • Frequently required to sit for extended periods.
  • Regularly required reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally push, pull, up to 100 lbs.
  • Frequently must push, pull, move or lift up to 75 lbs. repeatedly.

Work Environment

Job functions will be carried out in a commercial motor vehicle, customer locations, and plant environment.

Darling Ingredients Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or, protected veteran status. EEO is the Law: If you would like more information, please click on the link or paste into your browser:

Keywords: Darling Ingredients, Inc., Rochester , CDL Route Driver - HOME DAILY, Other , Blue Earth, Minnesota

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