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Truck Driver

LOCATION: 

Austin, TX, US, 78660

REQ ID:  39105

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to make our world better than we found it. Our portfolio of leading packaging solutions includes CRYOVAC® brand food packaging, SEALED AIR® brand protective packaging and BUBBLE WRAP® brand packaging, which collectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Position Summary

•    Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 GVW, to transport and deliver goods or materials in packaged form.

Essential Duties & Resposibilities

•    Drive trucks with capacities up to 40 tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, in order to transport and deliver products or other materials. Follow appropriate safety procedures when transporting goods. 
•    Check vehicles before driving them to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order. Maintain logs of working hours and of vehicle service and repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations. Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles. 
•    Couple and uncouple trailers by changing trailer positions, connecting or disconnecting air and electrical lines, and manipulating fifth-wheel locks. Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew as needed; check that vehicle position is correct and any special loading equipment is properly positioned. Crank trailer landing gear up and down to safely secure vehicles. 
•    Check all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate. Read bills of lading to determine assignment details. Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes. Read and interpret maps in order to determine vehicle routes. Obtain receipts or signatures when loads are delivered when required. 
•    Inventory and inspect goods to be moved, in order to determine quantities and conditions.  Load and unload trucks, or help others with loading and unloading; operating pallet jacks, forklift, stand up rack lifts or using other equipment as necessary. 
•    Check conditions of trailers after contents have been unloaded to ensure that there has been no damage. Remove any debris from trailers after loading is completed.  
•    Utilizes down time to assist with loading delivery trucks, trailers and customer pick-ups; as well as cleaning the warehouse. 
•    Maintain a clean and organized work area.
•    Practice personal safety and follow all safety practices and procedures.  Comply with all policies, practices and procedures.  Report all unsafe activities to management.
•    Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
•    Perform other duties as assigned.

Education

High School Graduate

Requirements

•    2 years or more of experience driving experience and valid Class A CDL
•    Requires knowledge of federal, state and local transportation laws and regulations.  
•    Ability to add and subtract 2 digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s
•    Experience using math skills in relation to American money, weight measurement, and volume and distance 

Physical Requirements

•    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•    This job requires moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primarily production/technical nature.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, bend, lift and carry material up to 25 lbs.  The employee must have manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with the fingers and perceive the attributes of objects and materials.  The employee is required to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.  The employee must bend, stretch, twist, or reach with body, arms, and/or legs. The employee is required to time movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object and make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into focus.

Requisition id: 39105 

Relocation: No  

The Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and to all employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state or local laws.

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WHY WORK AT SEALED AIR?

It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.

Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.

Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.


Nearest Major Market: Austin

Job Segment: Truck Driver, Supply Chain, Delivery, Driver, Electrical, Retail, Operations, Engineering

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