Bethlehem, PA

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Truck Driver – Night Shift

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  • Job type: Full Time
  • Category: Warehouse & Logistics

Pet Inspired. Employee Owned.

Make food that makes pets happy.

When we founded Freshpet, it was an opportunity to build something new. An innovative place to create the most real, fresh food for pets. A way to let employees own part of the company where they work. And a setting where each day is another chance to be inspired and do what’s best for Pets, People, and Planet. Are you ready to start fresh?

Job Description

Driver Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Qualified with a CDL “A” to operate and safely drive your assigned commercial company vehicle with a Gross Vehicle Weight over 26,000 lbs.
  • Transport pallet of goods and packages from place of origin to assigned destination
  • Ensure contents are properly secured inside of truck to prevent breakage or damage
  • Obtain signatures or warehouse scans to confirm and complete deliveries with the clients
  • Confirm contents of each shipment load matches the manifest document
  • Stay on predetermined route and ensure timely transport and delivery
  • Perform inspections of your company vehicle prior to and at the end of your shift
  • Always ensure your vehicle is kept clean
  • Notify Transportation Manager of any major maintenance or delivery issues encountered
  • Maintain detailed driving and delivery logs
  • Track and report working hours
  • Adhere to company rules and regulations
  • Obey all applicable traffic laws and drive in according to the weather/road conditions. Make Safety a priority always.
  • Comply with DOT regulations

Requirements and Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Valid Commercial driver’s license (CDL “A”) required
  • 2+ years proven experience in commercial truck driving preferred
  • Self-starter who works well independently
  • Clean driving record with no moving violations
  • Must pass background check and Pre-Employment drug screen
  • Skilled and confident driver
  • Comfortable maneuvering tractor into loading and unloading positions
  • Alert, focused and detailed oriented
  • Ability to lift to 50 lbs. at a time
  • An innate sense of direction
  • Disciplined, dependable, and resourceful
  • Strong verbal communicator

Qualifications

experience

2+ years proven experience in commercial truck driving.

education

High School diploma or GED equivalent.

Benefits

• Free Food in the Kitchens. • Free Pet Food. • Safety Boot program ($100). • Free yearly Gym Membership ($346). • $200 Attendance rewards/awarded quarterly for “perfect attendance”. • PTO days. • 10 company paid holidays. • Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits. • Company paid Basic/Accidental Life insurance. • Company paid Short/Long term disability. • Option for Employee paid Basic/Accidental Life insurance. • Option for Employee paid Short/Long term disability. • 401K – with up to 4% company match. • Flexible Spending account. • Employee Assistance Program (EAP). • Pet insurance. • Annual Increases. • $1,000 referral bonus (Production referral)/ $1,500 (Sanitation referral). • Quarterly PIP bonuses of up to 6% based on our Key Performance Indicators (Safety/Quality/Production) • Tuition Reimbursement (after 6 months of being employment with Freshpet). • Restricted Stock Units (after 1 year of being employed with Freshpet based on approved board of director allocation) and awarded every year thereafter. • Comprehensive training program – (Freshpet Academy)- available to production team members see supervisor for further details.

Schedule

Night

Remote Work

No

Pay

$25.75

Work Authorization

Authorized to work in the United States.

About Freshpet

We are Freshpet, a team of pet parents, pet lovers, and other folks dedicated to doing what’s best for Pets, People, and Planet. Our home office is in Secaucus, NJ. Our kitchen locations are in Bethlehem, PA and Ennis, TX. And our heart is in our work: Preparing the finest food for dogs and cats using only fresh, natural ingredients. We are growing in popularity, impact, and size by doing things the right way. The Freshpet way.

Freshpet embraces diversity and is an EOE/M/F/Disabilities/A/Veterans employer.