Feed Delivery Driver

Sheridan, IN

Position Title: Feed Delivery Driver
Group / Department: UAH / Nutrition Transit
Position Reports To: Plant Manager
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Approx. # of People Supervised: 0
Location: Sheridan, Indiana

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Summary / Purpose of Position:
The primary function or purpose of this position is to load and deliver feed to customers of  United Animal Health in a safe and timely manner.

Primary Job Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Driving to customer site to deliver feed
  • Loading feed truck in preparation for delivery
  • Unloading feed at customer site
  • Communication with salespersons, customers and management
  • Completion of associated paperwork (logsheets, feed orders, scale tickets, sample bags, sample charts, fuel sheets, physical forms, etc.)
  • Cleaning out and maintaining truck

Additional Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Other duties and responsibilities, as assigned
  • Follow all safety & DOT regulations
  • Communicate mechanical problems of truck and assure preventative maintenance done
  • Follow all biosecurity policies

Typical Work Environment

  • Majority of work is conducted in a partially temperature-controlled vehicle environment
  • Work is also done on customer sites with exposure to the elements (heat, cold, rain, snow, dust, noise, etc.) and in a non-temperature-controlled warehouse environment

Minimum Job Qualification Requirements:

Education / Training:

  • High School Degree or GED or equivalent professional driving experience
  • Qualified Individual education, training or experience necessary to manufacture, process, pack, or hold safe animal food appropriate to the individual’s assigned duties

Relevant Job Experience:

  • 2 – 4 years professional experience in driving large trucks
  • 1 – 2 years delivery experience

Specialized Job / Technical Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of DOT regulations and traffic laws
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical and repair principles
  • Knowledge of how to operate augers and drive large trucks
  • Knowledge of how to operate a fork lift
  • Knowledge how feed mill equipment operates
  • Knowledge of how to use a road map and follow directions
  • Understand and apply loading and delivery procedures

Non-Technical Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to listen to customer concerns

Licenses / Certification:

  • Commercial Driver’s license, Class A, will provide training
  • Fork lift certification

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 60 lbs. or more regularly
  • Ability to work from heights and climb ladders
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time & maintain focus
  • Ability to do some shoveling and sweeping
  • Satisfy DOT physical certification requirements

Safety Requirements:

  • Dust mask, ear plugs, bump hats and safety goggles, as needed
  • Follow all company safety procedures and safety regulations
  • Follow all traffic, OSHA and DOT regulations

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • None

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