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Truck Driver 4

Description: 

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer challenging assignments and total rewards in countries around the world. When we say infinite possibilities, we mean it. Apply now and join a community that improves people’s lives, the planet and our company’s performance by transforming renewable resources into products people depend on every day.

 

Position Title:           Truck Driver 4

 

Pay Rate:                   $29.43/hr

 

Category/Shift:        Hourly Full-Time (noon - 8:30 pm, Monday – Friday)

 

Physical Location:   2800 Dixon Street, Des Moines, IA 50316

 

The Job You Will Perform:

  • Safely operate assigned vehicle along a designated route collecting recyclable materials from commercial customers in accordance with Company, Federal, State and Local laws and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (DOT) regulations
  • Assist with training process for new drivers
  • Complete daily pre/post trip inspections, reporting any safety concerns
  • Attend daily safety-tool box meetings
  • Obtain daily work schedule, BOL’s
  • Courteously interact with customers and dispatcher to ensure all customer routes are serviced in a timely and professional manner
  • Maintain communication throughout the day with dispatcher accommodating route changes as needed
  • Ensure all pick-up, delivery and vehicle condition reports are completed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Demonstrate strong commitment to safety, environmental awareness, and continuous process improvement
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment according to plant housekeeping standards, including cleaning and trash removal from cab of truck
  • Drive as needed to cover team vacations and/or illness
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The Skills You Will Bring:

  • Valid Class A CDL (REQUIRED)
  • Ability to operate a manual transmission
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must have 2 years of verifiable Class A driving experience
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Must be able to read, speak and write enough English to converse with the general public, read signs and signals, respond to official inquiries and make entries on reports and records
  • Clean Motor Vehicle Report (MVR)
  • Current DOT Medical card
  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and criminal background check
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Pride in reliability and working with a team
  • Flexibility to work overtime and adapt to changes as needed
  • Comfortable backing, maneuvering and parking a tractor trailer
  • Must be familiar with cargo loading procedures to assure proper distribution, location and security
  • Must be able to drive in a wide range of environmental conditions, including, but not limited to, rain, wind, snow, freezing temperatures, hot weather, etc.
  • On-the-job success in safety, attendance & quality of work expected
  • Ability to operate/monitor the following equipment: 48ft and 53ft Semi-Tractor and Bobtail Trailers, Bale Route Tractor and Trailer Unit, Truck Trailer Forklift Unit (TTFU)

 

The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

International Paper offers a benefits package that includes health, welfare and retirement plans including Medical, Dental, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-term Disability, 401(k) and/or Pension (where applicable), Paid Time Off, Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement), and Voluntary Benefits including insurance for home, auto, vision and pets. 

 

The Career You Will Build:

Leadership training, promotional opportunities

 

The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the planet, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.

 

The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. We have team members all around the world with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. These are our strengths. We are committed to creating a culture where all individuals are respected, valued, engaged and have an opportunity to do their best work every day. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly inclusive and diverse culture.

The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2022 were $21.2 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting InternationalPaper.com.


International Paper 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.  International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact reasonable.accommodations@ipaper.com or (877) 973-3919.
Des Moines  IA  50316

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Location: 

Des Moines, IA, US, 50316

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Apr 11, 2024

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