Dot Foods, Inc.

Driver Trainer

Job Locations US-DE-Bear
Job ID
2020-8943
Category (Portal Searching)
Transportation/DTI

Overview

Location: Bear, DE   Department: Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI)  Reports To: Director of DTI

 

Your Role: A Driver Trainer provides mentoring and training for new drivers to learn the processes and procedures of Dot Foods / Dot Transportation pertaining to all driving, pickup, and delivery responsibilities.

  • Mentor and train new drivers in DTI processes and procedures
  • Understand and train drivers in the safe operation of all equipment
  • Desire to Coach others and want to help others be successful in the driving industry
  • Attend Driver “Train the Trainer” courses
  • Track progress of assigned new drivers and provide feedback to those drivers and transportation leadership
  • Train drivers in need of recurrent and subsequent training as needed
  • Assist with testing equipment, systems, and processes as needed
  • Desire to coach others and want to help others be successful in the driving industry
  • Applies lean thinking and tools to identify and eliminate waste in all areas of the position

 

Role Specifics:

  • Flexibility in working with the training schedule, and in changing driving assignments to meet training schedule needs.
  • Attend training activities and offsite meetings. Must be able to travel independently without restriction by all modes of transportation, including car, plane, or train.

 

We Need You To Have:

  • Minimum of one year of service with Dot Foods / Dot Transportation, Inc.
  • Minimum of one year of driving experience
  • Meet all legal and regulatory requirements for a DTI truck driver

 

We’d Like You To Have:

  • An understanding of appropriate management of paperwork, hours of service regulations, idle time, speed, MPG, and overall safety requirements
  • Mechanical experience

 

What Can Dot Offer You?

As a family-owned and -operated company since 1960, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:

 

  • Competitive annual earnings, including bonus opportunities
  • Outstanding Health insurance and company-provided Life insurance
  • Company-sponsored retirement plan: 401k with a company match and profit sharing
  • Paid time off benefits that include up to 5 weeks of vacation, 8 paid holidays, and paid sick leave

 

 

 

Qualifications

Safety: This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.

 

EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.

 

 

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