Arden CompaniesArden Companies

CDL Driver/Material Handler

LOCATION
Amarillo, TX

EDUCATION NEEDED
(High School Diploma )

DEPARTMENT
Shipping/Warehouse

EXPERIENCE NEEDED
Minimum of (2 Year)

EMPLOYMENT TYPE
(Full-Time/Hourly)

Description

Arden Companies, a growing Bingham Farms, Michigan based leading manufacturer and distributor of Patio and Outdoor Lifestyle products to the leading retailers in the USA, has an exciting opportunity for a CDL Truck Driver in Amarillo, TX facility. No long-distance travel or overnights.

 

This position will be responsible for driving the company yard puller /box truck to transport inventory between warehouses, following all Department of Transportation laws and regulations.  The position will work with the warehousing and shipping teams and have a passion for on-time, complete, and correct job performance.  This position reports to the Supply Chain Manager.

 

Responsibilities

  • Receives pickup and delivery instructions from appropriate sources and ensures that product is delivered safely and in quality condition to the appropriate destination company warehouse
  • Safely and properly secure cargo for transport, using chains, load bars, chocks, brakes, or other means appropriate for the load and the vehicle
  • Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order before driving the vehicle. Reports vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles immediately to supervisor and management.
  • Maintains logs of working hours, miles driven, and vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations
  • Maneuvers trucks safely into loading and unloading positions, following signals from loading crew if applicable, and checking that the vehicle is properly positioned before allowing the load crew to load the cargo
  • Obtains signatures for delivered goods and collects paperwork where applicable
  • Maintains CDL license as applicable to the vehicle driven, and ensures that driver’s license is active
  • Perform other duties as directed by supervisor and support continuous improvement efforts

 

 

Requirements

  • Candidate should have at minimum a high school education, GED or equivalent. Commercial truck driving experience preferred
  • A current valid CDL class A driver’s license and a “clean” driving record is required.
  • Able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds on regular basis
  • To perform pulling, staging, loading and unloading trucks/ carts
  • Store product in an orderly and accessible manner in warehouse or off-site warehouse
  • Work multiple warehouse sites/ docks as applicable
  • Able to deal with wet and/or humid conditions and extreme heat/cold. Work environment may include moving mechanical parts, airborne particles and moderate to loud noise, requiring consistent use of appropriate PPE.

Abilities Required

  • Sit down forklift, stand-up order pickers
  • Electrical pallet jacks, manual pallet jacks

 

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