Jarden Corporation LIF- Truck Driver CDL in Rome, Georgia

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Lifoam is a leading manufacturer of custom and proprietary molded foam and protective packaging solutions. The company designs, manufactures, and distributes value added expanded polystyrene (EPS), polyurethane, and refrigerant products used in a number of applications from seven plants in the US. The company's products include premium temperature assurance packaging for the healthcare industry, disposable foam coolers and related products for the consumer market, cold chain packaging for the specialty food & beverage market, and custom & proprietary packaging solutions for a variety of commercial end markets. Its well-known brands include "Lifoam" promotional and imprinted disposable ice chests, "Freez Pak" reusable ice substitutes, "Propak" insulated commercial packaging, and the "EnviroCooler" line of Healthcare packaging, among others.

Since 2013, Lifoam is part of Jarden Home Brands, a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), a leading provider of niche consumer products, with over 25,000 employees worldwide.

Responsibilities

Primary Purpose of Position:

Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers' license.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.

  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.

  • Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.

  • Maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.

  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.

  • Secure cargo for transport, using ropes, blocks, chain, binders, or covers.

  • Drive trucks to weigh stations before and after loading and along routes to document weights and to comply with state regulations.

  • Drive trucks with capacities greater than 3 tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock, or other materials.

  • Obtain receipts or signatures for delivered goods and collect payment for services when required.

  • Inventory and inspect goods to be moved to determine quantities and conditions

  • Observes plant safety rules.Helps to identify and eliminate any safety hazard or concern.Assists in monitoring of quality of work output and maintenance procedures.

  • Assists in conducting operations so as to meet established cost standards for use of materials, supplies and equipment.Follows instructions in the most efficient use of tools, machines and materials.

  • Maintains a neat and orderly working area and assists other departments in the cleanliness and organization of working areas when projects overlap other department areas.

  • Responsible for reporting any problems or concerns to their direct Supervisor.To maintain good working relations with all other employees.Strives to have no conflicts with other department employees.

  • Poses no direct threat to the health or safety of himself/herself, or others, or to property. Defined as a significant risk of substantial harm that cannot be eliminated or reduced to an acceptable level by reasonable accommodation.

  • Requires regular attendance to perform essential element as contained herein between the assigned start and end times for work.

  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.

  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the Corporation and the community; and maintains the professional competence, knowledge and skill necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.

Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

Experience/Knowledge

  • 1 yr+ commercial driving experience Certifications/Licenses/Registrations

  • CDL License

Other Information

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Requires up to 9 hours of sitting/ driving daily.

  • Must be able to lift/carry up to 75 lbs.

  • Must be able to push/pull up to 100 lbs.

  • Must be able to bend/stoop/twist, crouch/squat, and reach above and below shoulders.

  • Requires repetitive use of arm, wrist, and hand.

  • Must be able to work near/with machinery and hand tools.

  • Light/ moderate exposure to heat and excessive noise.

  • Ability to wear required PPE including hearing protection, safety glasses and steel/composite toe shoes.

  • Annual hearing tests, DOT physical are required.

  • Some overtime and occasional weekends required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We participate in E-Verify.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

COMPANY: Lifoam Industries, LLC

Requisition Id: 109466

Location: GA - Rome

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