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Truck Driver

Company: Smurfit Kappa North America
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Drive finished product, inspect load in trailer, verify count, operate semi-truck. Primary Duties Frequently sitting for extended periods of time Safely and efficiently operate a tractor-trailer to deliver finished products to customers Load or assist in loading finished product in trailer Unload or assist in unloading finished product from trailer with a forklift, hand truck, or by hand Inspect load in trailer to ensure it is properly loaded and it is the correct load before leaving Verify count while truck is being unloaded, as allowed by customers Operate semi-truck with trailer according to state laws Transport load by required route to proper destination while observing all traffic laws and safety regulations Chock rear wheels of truck or trailer before loading or unloading takes place Remove chocks before driving away from loading/unloading destination Obtain shipping bill of lading and necessary signatures and return completed paperwork to shipping office Complete daily timecard, driver logs, and all other work reports accurately and in a timely manner Remove empty pallets from trailer and place in proper storage location Perform daily services such as - checking the oil level, water level, fuel, and air in tires Report any maintenance items to supervision immediately Assist in keeping the shipping warehouse and outside dock area clean and organized. Clean assigned vehicle daily Accurately maintain required driver's logs and other appropriate Department of Transportation paperwork Use proper lifting, reaching, pushing, pulling, and bending techniques. Perform each task in a manner which prevents bodily injury, equipment, and product damage Observe all safety and health guidelines Other duties may be assigned by supervision Learn relevant local and company requirements, rules and procedures. Strictly follows rules and guidelines and always uses the right procedure for the job. Promptly reports incidents, near-misses, and unsafe conditions or processes. SKNA employees regardless of level, position or tenure are responsible for upholding the safety standards regulations and policies. Must be able to work any shift, weekends and overtime Job Qualifications High school diploma or GED Speak, read, and comprehend English Write legibly in English Good physical condition, i.e. able to lift 25-50# on a consistent basis Must have a valid CDL license for the state applied Must meet Department of Transportation physical and medical requirements Must pass substance abuse screening according to company policy Requires a high degree of attention and considerable dexterity in the control of a tractor-trailer and in the prevention of damage to materials and equipment About Smurfit Kappa Smurfit Kappa is a FTSE 100 company and one of the leading providers of paper-based packaging in the world, with operations in 23 European countries and 12 countries in the Americas. EEO Statement Smurfit Kappa is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, status as a Vietnam Era, disabled veteran, special disabled veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal Veteran, recently separated or other protected veteran. Smurfit Kappa also complies with all applicable state, federal and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting discrimination in places where Smurfit Kappa operates. Our vision is to be a globally admired business, dynamically delivering secure and superior returns for all stakeholders.

Keywords: Smurfit Kappa North America, Fort Smith , Truck Driver, Professions , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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