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CDL Truck Driver - Manufacturing Jockey Driver 



REPORTS TO: Assistant Plant Manager / Plant Manager

LOCATION: Plant Facility


A. Education and Experience:

Ability to work in a food manufacturing environment

Previous food industry experience is preferred

Must be a certified Class A CDL license to operate yard jockey truck.

Must have a tanker endorsement.


This position is responsible for management of the tanker fleet used for liquid sucrose transportation. A key aspect of this role is ensuring that clean tankers are available according to customer needs and under the time limitations for shipping as required by company policy. In addition, if the facility has a wash bay this position is responsible for washing and sanitizing the trailers. Creation of the paperwork for inspection and washing fall under the responsibility of this role. This position works closely with the Load-out Operator to ensure product leaves the plant on schedule. This position is also responsible for the safe and clean operation of activities within their area of responsibility.


Follow proper Work Instruction procedures for the washing of trailers, lab testing for conformance to specification and all aspects of product integrity.

Create tanker inspection and wash documentation. Track time since was according to company policy.

Manage and maintain processes for biosecurity and sealing of trailers.

Position and move tankers using a Yard Jockey or similar equipment in a safe manner at all times.

Ensure the proper security of the receiving and unloading areas for biosecurity purposes

Clean and maintain equipment for the movement of positioning of tankers.

Inspect all inbound tankers prior to loading and verify proper load integrity for prior material.

Document all security seals and other food safety controls according to work instruction.

Oversee and coordinate between multiple individuals working in the area of operation.

Operate and maintain a forklift or other equipment for positioning or managing material as needed.

Coordinate with the Load-Out Operator and Inventory Manager to ensure clean tankers are available for load out at all times.

Perform sanitation on equipment as required.

Sample product as required by Quality instructions and perform qualified testing as required.

Follow GMP and other quality processes and procedures.

Perform other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

LANGUAGE SKILLS: English fluency required. Bi-lingual Spanish fluency strongly preferred. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals. Ability to effectively communicate with production employees, vendors, contractors, and present information to management.

Physical Demands:

• Ability to work in dusty, wet, hot or cold environments for extensive periods of time

• Requires prolonged sitting and standing, bending, stooping and climbing

• Requires normal range of hearing and vision (including colors) to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports

• Requires lifting up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment:

• Must understand vague and implicit instructions and react favorably in all work situations.

• Must be mentally adaptable and flexible in dealing with a variety of people.

• Emotional stability and personal maturity are important attributes in this position.

• Must be able to resolve problems, handle conflict and make decisions under pressure.

• Must understand people and be able to communicate effectively.

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