CDL Truck Driver

Milton, WI

Regular Full-Time

Requisition ID: 1463

New Hires will receive a $2,000 sign-on bonus after successfully completing 90 days of employment.*

Clasen Quality Chocolate (CQC) is a world-class manufacturer of chocolate and innovative coatings. We have recently been awarded the Top Workplaces Award by the WI State Journal – No. 2 Large Employer and the Benefits Award.  CQC has been growing double digits annually because of our flexibility, commitment, respect and integrity, and we are looking for quality individuals to join our team. Working for a family-owned company provides you with the opportunity to wear many different “hats,” make a difference every day, and have fun doing it!   We are committed to being an Employer of Choice in Southern Wisconsin and offering our employees a variety of traditional and unconventional benefits

We are currently accepting applications for a full-time CDL Tanker Driver. This position is based out of our new, state-of-the-art truck storage facility in Milton, WI. This position is a regional driver consisting of over the road driving mixed with local single-day deliveries. Our drivers average 50-55 hours per week, have a varying schedule that can include weekend days and complete “hours resets” at home. Drivers will average 2-3 nights a week away from home. CQC has state-of-the-art equipment and low mileage, 2019 and newer tractors. Drivers have an assigned unit with 76 inch sleepers. On average, our drivers earn $95,000 per year, while working 55 hours per week. Starting pay $29/hr.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for delivering tanker loads from our plant locations to our customers with a high level of professionalism, ensuring personal and product safety and product quality.  This position also supports intercompany transfers and deliveries to CQC/Customers of dry products on as needed basis.

Benefits

  • Minimum starting wage of $29 per hour
  • Bonus Potential – Quarterly ($300+) & Year-End (5%+)
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance (Low deductible and copays, LASIK reimbursement, adult orthodontics)
  • Company-paid Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Match – up to 5%
  • Paid Vacation, Personal and Volunteer days plus 11 holidays
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Wellness:  Free fruit, insurance discounts, gym and run/walk/bike event reimbursement, free wellness checks
  • Scholarships – Employee, spouse, and children
  • Summer Camp Reimbursement – children of employees
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Appreciation Events
  • Free chocolate and coating!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inspect equipment before and after trips and submits reports indicating equipment condition.
  • Read bill of lading to determine routing assignments.
  • Perform checks to secure all cargo in the trailer during transit.
  • Load, unload, or assist in loading and unloading truck.
  • Obtain customer’s signature for proof-of-delivery (POD) and/or collects payment for services.
  • Inventory and inspect product(s) to be transported.
  • Drive vehicles, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations, to transport and deliver products.
  • Maneuver truck into loading or unloading position, following signals from material handlers as needed.
  • Perform the necessary checks to assure the vehicle conforms to state and federal regulations.
  • Maintain driver log according to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.
  • Lead efforts to monitor the equipment’s service schedule and overall condition of the assigned tractor and trailers.  Notify supervisor when service is needed or required.
  • Enter trailers to conduct scheduled swabbing and installation of necessary components.
  • Maintain a high level of customer service and professionalism on every load hauled.
  • Perform all tasks assigned by the supervisor, while following all company, safety, and quality policies and procedures.
  • Maintain regular attendance at work and work overtime as needed.

Qualifications

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least 21 years old (DOT requirement)
  • Must have a valid Class A CDL with Tanker endorsement, a valid medical examiners card and an acceptable driving record. Tanker certification required.
  • Minimum of 3 years verifiable tractor/trailer driving experience
  • Pass a pre-employment driving test
  • Pass a pre-employment DOT drug screen and physical exam

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  

  • Work with allergens, such as peanut, tree nuts, dairy, and soy.
  • Accuracy
  • Customer focused
  • Detail oriented
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Relationship building
  • Reliable
  • Time management skills
  • Basic computer skills

 

*Applies to Milton Tanker Driver applicants from 2/2/2024 to end of promotion.

 

CQC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.  EEO Poster