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Truck Driver


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Position Title

Truck Driver



Pay Rate:

($24.45 /hour)


Sign on Bonus:     

$500 after 30 days,

$500 after 6 months



Retention Bonus:

$500 after 1 year

Additional lump sum after 2 years




Hourly Full-Time 1st Shift (Monday-Friday) with some overtime expected



Physical Location:

North Kansas City Sheets Plant

1910 Warren Street

North Kansas City, MO. 64116



The Job You Will Perform:


  • Complete pre-trip inspection report.
  • Load/unload or assist in loading/unloading finished product in or from trailer.
  • Inspect load in trailer to ensure it is properly loaded and it is the correct load before leaving.
  • Service all Scheduled customers at the end of the daily shift.
  • Verify count while truck is being unloaded, as allowed by customers.
  • Establish positive working relationships with primary contact at each account.
  • Transport load by required route to proper destination while observing all traffic laws and safety regulations.
  • Obtain shipping bill of lading and necessary signatures and return completed paperwork to shipping office.
  • Complete necessary reports in an accurate and timely manner, including but not limited to: Production Data, Truck Service Data, Safety Data, Quality Data.
  • Complete daily timecard, driver logs, and all other work reports accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Perform daily services such as – checking the oil level, water level, fuel, air in tires, and clean vehicle as needed.
  • Report any maintenance items to supervision immediately. Be proactive in the maintenance of the truck and trailers.
  • Check in with dispatcher prior to leaving for the day.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping such as cleaning and trash removal from cab of truck at the end of every shift.
  • Frequent sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Post trip inspection reports at the end of the shift.
  • Additional duties may be assigned by management.



  • High school diploma or GED
  • Pass substance abuse screening according to company policy.
  • High degree of attention and considerable dexterity in the control of a tractor-trailer and in the prevention of damage to materials and equipment.


The Skills You Will Bring:


Candidates are PREFERRED who offer the following:

  • Experience in the corrugated industry.
  • Experience as a licensed driver in the metropolitan area.
  • Experience as a forklift operator.
  • Able to read and follow instructions on factory masters.
  • Able to read a tape measure with speed and accuracy. Able to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, measurement, volume and rate. Able to apply concepts of high school math.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or graphic form. Ability to deal with problems involving one or more concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • The individual must have a working knowledge of the following:
  • Quality standards
  • May be required to maintain a current Lift Truck Operator License.
  • Must have 1 year CDL driving experience and a valid state Commercial Drivers’ License.
  • Meet (DOT)Department of Transportation physical and medical requirements.






The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, pension, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Life & Disability Insurance



The Career You Will Build:

  • Leadership training
  • Promotional opportunities



The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, 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. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly 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 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting

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 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 or (877) 973-3919.
North Kansas City  MO  64116


North Kansas City, MO, US, 64116

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Mar 27, 2023

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