Truck Driver – CDL Class A/Touch Freight – Penske Logistics
Location:
Paterson , New Jersey
Posted:
February 25, 2018
Reference:
1712903
Position Summary:
Drive Like a Champion! Earn up to $78,000 per year
Why Penske?
  • Excellent Benefit Package including Savings Retirement Plan
  • Home Daily
  • Monday through Friday schedule, Occasional Weekends
  • Drive New Equipment
  • Monthly Safety Bonuses
  • UNLIMITED DRIVER REFERRAL BONUSES


Route/Activity - Truck drivers are responsible for delivering mattresses to warehouses and stores in NJ, NY, PA and Northern DE. Drivers will average 3 stops and 175 miles per day. Drivers will assist in hand load/unload. May have drop and hook vendor backhauls. Uniforms will be provided.
Shift - Monday - Friday, dispatch hours between 3am and 8am.
Equipment - New Day Cabs pulling 48' & 53' Dry Van trailers
Compensation - Activity Base Pay, Drivers are paid weekly

Join the Penske Logistics Team for: Excellent pay and benefits. Superior trucks and 24/7 roadside support. Dedicated accounts. Great supervisors. Paid time off. 401K. Cash balance pension plan. Training. Tuition Reimbursement. Unlimited career potential.

Responsibilities:
-Loading, unloading, or assisting in loading and unloading truck.
-Safe and responsible operation of assigned equipment.
-Ensuring compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines.
-Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage before and after route.
-Primary interface with the customer at point of delivery.

Penske is widely known for its success on the racetrack, but did you know we employ thousands of truck drivers? Join our team of professional truck drivers at Penske Logistics and you'll drive like a champion hauling freight for some of the world's best brands in retail, food, beverage, grocery, foodservice, automotive, manufacturing, electronics, appliances, healthcare, and packaging industries. We manage freight for companies like Ford, GM, BMW, Detroit Diesel, Goodyear, Cardinal Health, Whirlpool, and Wawa. Our professional truck drivers ensure products are delivered safely, efficiently and on-time.

Want to learn more about our Driving Careers? Visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oS_IYbdRZI

The following New Jersey cities are a close commute to this location: Totowa, West Paterson, Hawthorne, Fair Lawn, Elmwood Park, Glen Rock, Little Falls, Garfield, Clifton, Saddle Brook, Passaic, Ridgewood, Lodi, Wallington, Paramus, Newark, Jersey City, Prospect Park, Haledon, Albion Place, Riverside Terrance, Lake View, North Haledon, Preakness, Richfield, Radburn, Warren Point, Great Notch; Counties: Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Morris

Qualifications:

Job Qualifications:
-At least 23 years of age
-CDL Class A license required
-2 years of verifiable tractor-trailer driving experience in the last 5 years
-3 years DMV/MVR record with two or fewer moving violations/accidents
-Reliable and customer oriented
-Safety oriented
-Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.

Physical Requirements:
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate must be able to see and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.
-The associate must be able to legally operate a motor vehicle and safely and frequently enter/exit the vehicle as well as the rear cargo area.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit http://www.penskelogistics.com/ to learn more.

A little about us:
Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics proudly recruits and hires veterans nationwide. We’re annually listed on the Victory Media Top 100 Military-Friendly Employer list (they publish G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines). Last year, 13 percent of new hires were veterans. The company is actively hiring truck drivers, truck maintenance and logistics operations personnel. We are a leading global transportation services provider, offering full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions.

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