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Associated Milk Producers BULK MILK HAULER in Sanborn, Iowa

Description

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Operates a commercial motor vehicle in compliance with DOT and DFA rules, regulations and policies adhering to all safety practices

  • Following schedule and directions from location supervisory personnel, travels to location to transport raw milk

  • Transfers raw milk from farm containers to trailer

  • Takes quality and control samples at farm

  • Measures milk loaded into trailer

  • Follows designated routes and schedules unless otherwise directed by supervisory personnel

  • Takes measures to minimize truck idle times and conserve fuel consumption

  • Maintains positive communications with producers, listens for issues or potential problems, reports producers' comments to transportation and member services management

  • Represents AMPI positively and professionally at all times during interactions with producers, customers, or regulatory personnel

  • Maintain proper documentation in all formats of recordkeeping

  • Assist with general cleaning and housekeeping throughout the plant as needed

  • Adhere to all aspects of company and customer safety, sanitation and site policies

  • Assists with training new employees;

  • Adhere to all Quality and Food Safety policies and procedures, reporting any nonconformity

  • Adhere to all Safety policies and procedures, reporting any nonconformity

  • Adhere to all GMP policies and procedures, reporting any nonconformity

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:

The following are required competencies of the position that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both orally and in writing. –

  • Ability to write neatly and legibly.

  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).

  • Ability to read and record accurate volume and weight measurements.

  • Good organization and record keeping skills.

  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills

  • Ability to adapt effectively within a continually changing and demanding environment

  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability and willingness to communicate effectively in order to maintain high levels of Safety, Quality and Efficiency

  • Ability to read and comprehend standard operating procedures and company guidelines in order to maintain regulatory compliance

  • Ability to understand daily production needs

  • Participation in a team environment safely

  • Detail oriented, be quality minded

  • Able to perform at a high level in a fast paced environment

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

  • Must have a current CDL (Class A) in state of residence.

  • Must have, or be able to obtain, a tanker endorsement.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • An acceptable Motor Vehicle Report is required and must have a minimum of one year recent tractor/trailer experience.

  • Two years of recent tractor/trailer experience is preferred.

  • Must meet all DOT requirements.

  • Must be able to work a schedule of 4 days on and 2 days off, with rotating days off.

  • MVR: AMPI will not consider applicants that have more than 1 chargeable or preventable motor vehicle accident within the year preceding the date of application.

  • AMPI will not consider applicants that have more than 1 conviction for violations of motor vehicle laws (other than violations involving parking only) within the year preceding the date of application.

  • DUI: AMPI will not consider applicants who have incurred a DUI or drug and/or alcohol related convictions during the 7 year period preceding the date of application.

    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Farm – Work is performed in a vehicle and on a farm. While performing the duties and tasks of this position, the employee will occasionally have to lift, carry, push, pull, climb, stoop, balance, finger, handle, and reach. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb; balance; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will frequently have to walk and stand. Must be able to climb steps 3 feet.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Farm - Employee will work outdoors while loading and unloading goods. Employee will work indoors while driving or completing paperwork. Employees are often exposed to contaminants, such as diesel fuel or exhaust fumes and airborne particles. Employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and wet work conditions. Employee is occasionally exposed to very warm and very cold temperatures depending on the outdoor climate in respect to the upper Midwest region. Employee may be exposed to chemicals. The noise level is moderate.

Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Qualifications

Education

Required

  • High School or better

Preferred

  • Technical/other training or better

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • DOT Certification

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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