Driver Trainer

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

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Driver Trainer

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Location: Bear, DE Department: Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI) Reports To: Transportation Manager


Your Role: A Driver Trainer provides mentoring and training for new drivers to learn the processes and procedures of Dot Foods / Dot Transportation pertaining to all driving, pickup, and delivery responsibilities.


Mentor and train new drivers in DTI processes and procedures

Understand and train drivers in the safe operation of all equipment

Desire to Coach others and want to help others be successful in the driving industry

Attend Driver "Train the Trainer" courses

Track progress of assigned new drivers and provide feedback to those drivers and transportation leadership

Train drivers in need of recurrent and subsequent training as needed

Assist with testing equipment, systems, and processes as needed

Desire to coach others and want to help others be successful in the driving industry

Applies lean thinking and tools to identify and eliminate waste in all areas of the position


Role Specifics:

Flexibility in working with the training schedule, and in changing driving assignments to meet training schedule needs.

Attend training activities and offsite meetings. Must be able to travel independently without restriction by all modes of transportation, including car, plane, or train.









We Need You To Have:

Minimum of one year of service with Dot Foods / Dot Transportation, Inc.

Minimum of one year of driving experience

Meet all legal and regulatory requirements for a DTI truck driver

We'd Like You To Have:

An understanding of appropriate management of paperwork, hours of service regulations, idle time, speed, MPG, and overall safety requirements

Mechanical experience

What Can Dot Offer You?

As a family-owned and -operated company since 1960, 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:


Competitive annual earnings, including bonus opportunities

Outstanding Health insurance and company-provided Life insurance

Company-sponsored retirement plan: 401k with a company match and profit sharing

Paid time off benefits

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: 878073

Posted On: Nov 28, 2021

Updated On: Dec 28, 2021