Truck Driver 1 -Vance, AL in Vance, AL at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like plants....in the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty? If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family...the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden care products! 

We are looking for a Truck Driver who will grow at our Operations Facility in Vance, AL

The Truck Driver is a light vehicle operator at a Scotts production plant facility. The truck driver operates a Jockey Truck and Trailer in a safe and efficient manner; following all state and federal DOT regulations as well as all company policies and procedures.

Typical work may include but is not limited to:

  • Ensures the shipment is correct and in good condition, and stages the trailer in a timely manner.
  • Completes pre-shift vehicle inspection reports. Informs the Dispatcher or Dock Foreman of any equipment problems with drop trailers or loads.
  • Reads bills of lading and ensures the correct product quantity and quality SKU is placed on the trailer.
  • Maintain yard tractor and trailers in road worthy condition, able to pass DOT inspections.
  • Report any equipment malfunctions to heavy shop for repair and assist in repairs.
  • Drive forklift and help put up inventory during off season.
  • Rework damaged product and other assignments as deemed necessary by management.

The perfect person will have:

  • Must be able to operate: Jockey Tractor, Trailer, Forklifts.
  • Qualification Requirements
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience: Two years of over the road driving experience. Ability to operate Jockey Truck in a safe manner. 
  • Safe driving practices and procedures.
  • Ability to read and write English and to follow instructions.
  • Knowledge of State and Federal DOT Regulations.
  • Skills and Abilities: 
  • Pass random drug and alcohol screenings in accordance with State and Federal DOT regulations.
  • Ability to drive a forklift. Ability to lift 70 pounds repeatedly.

What we do for our associates (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage with wellness incentive program.
  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchase program.
  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.
  • Generous vacation policy!

COME GROW WITH US, WHERE THE GRASS REALLY IS GREENER! 

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network 

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

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