• Chicago (University Park), IL - Class A Regional Company Delivery Driver (Full-Time or Part-Time)

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    Job Title: Chicago (University Park), IL  - Class A Regional Company Delivery Driver

    Company/ Department:  Dot Transportation, Inc.

    Location:   Chicago (University Park), IL 

    Schedule: Varies


    • Reports to Regional Transportation Manager.
    • Work schedule is directed by the Regional Transportation Manager.
    • Executes work under direction or established procedures 90% of the time; works independently setting work schedule priorities 10% of the time.


    Primary Purpose: 
    Safe, efficient, courteous transportation and delivery of product. A Class A Regional Company Delivery Driver at Dot Transportation Inc. (DTI) primarily delivers product to and from Dot Foods customers and picks up product at suppliers.  A Class A Regional Company Delivery Driver is typically dispatched for 2-4 days per trip and will average 2-2.5 days of home time per week.

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Safely and efficiently utilize transportation equipment for transportation of product to customers and suppliers.
    • Read and understand product descriptions, packaging and pick ticket messages.
    • Access load paperwork, determine tractor, trailer and load to be handled, understand and follow directions to customer and supplier locations.
    • Ability to consistently meet established company production and service level standards.
    • Understanding of the operations clerk, order selector, and dock worker duties as they apply to the truck driving position.
    • Utilize established processes/ procedures to minimize damage and other wastes.
    • Load/ unload dry, frozen and refrigerated product as required.
    • Understanding of cost-containment in regards to managing out-of-route miles, miles per gallon, fuel purchasing, idle time, speed control.
    • Maintain all driver logbooks and paperwork as required.
    •  Applies lean tools and thinking to identify and eliminate waste.
    • Follows and applies standard work and work instructions.


    Working Conditions:

    • Temperature extremes: indoor/ outdoor work in all weather conditions.
    • Day or night/ weekday or weekend work.
    • Extensive sitting, walking and standing during work hours.


    Safety Responsibilities:

    This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work location, exercises and promotes safe behaviors and shows unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.




    • High school diploma or general equivalency degree preferred.
    • Ability to safely lift up to 60 pounds repeatedly for loading, unloading and restacking of product.
    • Class A Commercial drivers license (CDL) and clean motor vehicle report required.
    • HAZMAT endorsement must be obtained before being released from company driver training program. 


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