Truck Driver - CDL A

McCormick & Company, Inc. | Gretna, LA

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Posted Date 7/10/2019
Description

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor. Zatarain’s, a leader in New Orleans cuisine owned by McCormick, is seeking an Truck Driver - 1st Shift at its facility located in Gretna, Louisiana.

With $4 billion in annual sales, McCormick & Company, Incorporated manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and food service businesses. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick Brings Passion to Flavor. To learn more please visit us at www.mccormickcorporation.com.

As an employer recognized for our exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick & Co., Inc. offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services which address the needs of employees and their families. Zatarain’s benefits include, but are not limited to tuition assistance, medical & dental, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), defined contribution plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO).

Description of Position:

 

The truck driver position exists to deliver finished goods to customers and other business entities using company vehicles.  Under the general supervision of the Transportation Manager, this individual must be able to remain fully attentive of their work surroundings while operating company vehicles.  Individuals must be able to adapt to various work assignments; must keep their work area clean and follow all safety and Good Manufacturing guidelines.  In addition, individuals must work well with others in a supportive team environment in order to meet shipping, production, quality and quantity standards.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the safe and on-time delivery of goods utilizing a bob-tail or over-road truck.
  • Assists in unloading and separating shipments at customer request.
  • Counts and verifies items received and refused by consignee.
  • Transports goods between distribution center and off site storage.
  • Unloads and sweeps trailer upon return from deliveries.
  • Accurately completes daily D.O.T. log and trip sheets.
  • Assists in accurately and timely orders assembly when not performing truck driving responsibilities.
  • Operates company trucks in a safe manner and insures the equipment used is in good working order by checking and reporting equipment problems.
  • Follows all safety and traffic rules when operating a company vehicle.
  • Perform daily housekeeping duties including sweeping and collecting trash.
  • Follow all safety and Good Manufacturing guidelines

     

    Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Must possess a Class A “CDL” license.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Forklift and pallet jack experience preferred.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and work well with others.
  • Must be able to climb stairs, bend and stoop.

 

McCormick and Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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