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Job Title:  CDL Class A Driver

Facility:  Salt Lake City Dist. Center
Location: 

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Dawn Foods is a global leader in bakery manufacturing and ingredients distribution. As the partner of choice for inspiring bakery success, we help customers grow their business through meaningful partnerships, research-driven insights and innovations, and products and expertise they can depend on. As a family-owned company, our commitments to our people, products, customers, and corporate values, are all part of our recipe for success.

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Dawn Foods is a global leader in bakery manufacturing and ingredients distribution. As the partner of choice for inspiring bakery success, we help customers grow their business through meaningful partnerships, research-driven insights and innovations, and products and expertise they can depend on. As a family-owned company, our commitments to our people, products, customers, and corporate values, are all part of our recipe for success.

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Why work for Dawn Foods?

 

PEOPLE.    PRODUCTS.    CUSTOMERS.

 

Why should you apply? We invest in you!

  • Industry-leading health insurance on Day 1!
  • Competitive Pay $29.31/hour
  • $10,000 Signing Bonus
  • 401(K) + company match
  • 10 Paid Company Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Professional training
  • Automatic Transmission 
  • Trailers have liftgates, no ramps! 
  • Trailer loaded by stop, not by zone 
  • Yearly boot allowance, uniforms, and protective eye wear (if applicable) 
  • Family-owned business over 100 years in service
  • An opportunity for career advancement, working as part of an empowering workforce

 

Shift Schedule:

  • Monday- Friday
  • Start Times range from 4:00am - 5:00am
  • End Times range from 1:00pm - 2:00pm 
  • Minimum of 1 overnight route per week

 

Job Purpose and Overview

As a Driver for Dawn Foods, you will be responsible for completion of daily route as assigned in a timely manner, with safety and production in focus.  Obeying all federal, state, and local rules and regulations of the road including all DOT operating and recording procedures.  Conducting daily face to face interaction with customers; representing Dawn Foods in a friendly, competent, and professional manner. Duties may include but not be limited to breaking down product, shelf stacking, offloading with electric pallet jacks, performing pre and post trip vehicle inspections as well as collecting invoice receipts that are generated from the deliveries. 

 

What Does It Take to be a CDL Class A Driver at Dawn Foods?  

Below are the minimum qualifications to be a fit for this job.   

  • Class “A” CDL License in good standing
  • Ability to work in the United States
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Minimum of 6 months Class A Commercial driving experience
  • Must be able to lift 50+ pound repeatedly 
  • Ability to operate MHE equipment
  • Experience delivering into food service accounts is preferred
  • Lift-gate, reefer, electric pallet jack and forklift experience helpful
  • Computer skills helpful

 

What will you do as a CDL Class A Driver at Dawn Foods? 

  • Obey all federal, state, and local rules and regulations of the road including all DOT operating and recording procedures.
  • Conduct daily face to face interaction with customers, representing Dawn Foods in a friendly, competent, and professional manner.
  • Break down product, shelf stacking, offloading with electric pallet jacks, performing pre and post trip vehicle inspections as well as collecting invoice receipts that are generated from the deliveries.

 

Physical Demands & Work Environment 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Required to use motor coordination with arm, hand, finger, and leg dexterity. 
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects more than 50 pounds frequently.   
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. 
  • Ability to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
  • Ability to withstand cool and/or cold temperatures. 
  • Normal setting for this job is outdoors and/or driving a video/GPS monitored vehicle. 
  • Will be exposed to a physical environment, which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of the workday. 

 

Note: The level of physical effort may vary from site to site and in some cases be greater or lesser than documented here. 

 

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply.” 

 

About Our Benefits 

Dawn is proud to employ the top talent in the baking industry, and we reward our people with comprehensive health and well-being coverage, competitive compensation packages, and award-winning benefit offerings. We also help protect your future financial health with a generous 401(k) matching program that provides additional retirement funds and many tools and resources on financial wellness. Dawn encourages professional growth through tuition assistance and educational programs, and we are always searching for ways to improve our industry-leading services and benefits. 

 

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An Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other status or condition that is protected by applicable law.

 

Requisition ID: 35755

An Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Date:  Jun 30, 2024

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to careers@dawnfoods.com.

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