In-House Driver Trainer

at Dot Foods, Inc. in Bear, Delaware, United States

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In-House Driver Trainer
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Location: Bear, DE Department: Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI) Reports To: Transportation Manager

Your Role: To prepare and conduct training programs for current Dot Transportation, Inc. drivers and newly hired drivers and assist with the Driver Training Program at all locations.

Assigns new drivers to driver trainers and monitors the progress of new drivers in coordination with local Transportation management.
Conducts recurrent accident training & Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Hours of Service training.
Maintains driver training curriculum and develops course materials and evaluation testing.
Assists with pre-hire road trip evaluations.
Coordinates/conducts all OSHA required driver power equipment training and certifications for compliance.
Assists with job fairs, recruiting programs, and safety awareness in the community.
Applies lean thinking and tools to identify and eliminate waste in all areas of the position.

Role Specifics:
Travel - Occasional overnight travel to internal events and trainings. Must have ability to travel independently as needed, without restriction by all modes of transportation, including car, plane, or train.




We Need You To Have:
A safe driving record
Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office programs
Strong planning and organizational skills
We'd Like You To Have:
Effective presentation skills
Professional training, teaching or instructing experience
Class A CDL with hazardous endorsement or willingness to obtain within 6 months
What Can Dot Offer You?
As a family-owned and -operated company for the past 62 years, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:

A friendly working environment
Highly competitive compensation and benefits package
Significant advancement opportunities
Safety: This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.

EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.

EOE/AA Employer- We will not discriminate in our employment practices due to applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran or disability status

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Job Posting: 1010486

Posted On: Jul 28, 2022

Updated On: Aug 26, 2022

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