JOB SUMMARY / GENERAL DESCRIPTION: A teammate in this position learns the essential functions of the Driver job including the accurate and timely distribution of products to various customer locations. The Driver Trainee gains exposure to warehouse and other operational functions as part of the developmental process of becoming a McLane Driver. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS / PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: A teammate in this phase of training will drive as a mentored driver and have various touchpoints with his or her supervisor to acquire the skills necessary to perform the following functions: Maneuver tractor into position to attach trailer and handle lines to secure. Operates truck in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies. Inspect tractor-trailer equipment for defects pre/post trip and submit DOT inspection report indicating condition. Operates Driver Delivery Handheld (DDH), document delivery receipts/product temperatures and exceptions. Inspects trailer to ensure product is secure for undamaged transport of product. Rides and trains with Driver Trainer of tractor-trailer to various destinations, gaining knowledge of commercial driving regulations and observing the Driver’s skill in starting engine properly, approaching intersections, making turns, backing, parking, and maneuvering vehicle on the road and on customer premises. Maintain driver log (Manual or PeopleNet) according to DOT regulations, documenting delivery receipt, product temperatures and exceptions. Assists the Driver in unloading trailer and delivering product into customer premises. Provides customer service including on-time delivery of undamaged product, product returns and issuing valid customer credits. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: A teammate in this position must: Have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Possess a Class A CDL. Be at least 21 years of age. Meet eligibility requirements in the McLane Transfer and Promotion Policy. Complete training and receive Class A CDL in 6 months or less. Have completed yard training and training routes. Ability and willingness to select/load/unload and/or deliver ALL products that may be ordered by McLane customers.
- Distribution (Business)