CDL Class A Driver

Pilgrim's


Company Overview: For over six decades, Pilgrim’s has produced healthy, high-quality food products that go into some of the world’s finest recipes. Working with approximately over 4,000 family farms throughout the U.S. and Mexico, we are dedicated to providing these wholesome, high-quality products at a great value. As the second-largest chicken producer in the world Pilgrim’s has the capacity to process more than 34 million birds per week for a total of more than over 7 billion pounds of live chicken annually. With corporate headquarters located in Greeley, Colorado, we have operations in 12 U.S. states as well as in Mexico and Puerto Rico. We are committed to the 35,000 plus team members who work with us to provide products to foodservice, retail and frozen entrée customers. The company’s primary distribution is through retailers, foodservice distributors and restaurants as well as through the export of chicken products to customers all over the world. Pilgrim's Pride is a part of the JBS USA family. JBS S.A., the world's largest protein company, owns 75.5% of our outstanding common stock.
Industry: Poultry Processing
Website: https://www.pilgrims.com/
Location:
2653 State Route 1241
Hickory, KY 42051

Job Description:

HATCHERY DRIVER

 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

 

The truck driver is responsible for transporting empty cages to the farms for the catchers and transporting full cages of birds to the processing plant to be processed.   

 

DESCRIPTION:

Before each shift the truck driver is responsible for performing a pre-trip inspection of their truck and trailer. They will first deliver empty cages to the catchers at a farm. The truck driver will pull into a farm, park his vehicle, lock his breaks and perform a post-trip inspection. They will then unhook the air lines, roll down the trailer’s dolly legs, unboom all the cages and then unhook the truck from the trailer. The truck driver will then go back to the processing plant, after performing a post-trip inspection, to receive another trailer of empty cages. Before they hook on to another trailer, the driver must perform a pre-trip inspection. They can then hook on to the trailer, hook up their air lines, roll up the dolly legs, boom the cages down, and then finally pre-trip the trailer before leaving. Once the driver gets back to the farm, using the above process, they will unhook from the empty trailer and hook up to the trailer that is now loaded with cages of birds. The will take the trailer full of birds back to the processing plant, notify the scale house attendant of what trailer number he is dropping off, pull into the cooling bay and start the unhooking process.
MUST HAVE 1 YEAR OF OTR EXPERIENCE

BASIC SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Driver is required to log on to Omnitrac system and proceed with Pre-Trip each day before loading.  
  • Driver is required to select ticket, stamp “zero weight” and load feed haul trailer. 
  • Driver will select finish feed bin, write the number on the ticker, and load feed haul trailer.
  • Driver will then proceed to farm unloading feed at correct farm, house and bin number.  
  • Driver is expected to operate equipment in a safe manner as to avoid accidents or injury to other drivers.  
  • At the end of the day, driver is required to do Post-Trip and log off Omnitrac system.  
  • Driver is expected to be a team player and load feed in a manner to assist feed mill to run as efficiently as possible and deliver a quality product.  
  • Driver is required to operate within all DOT and Pilgrim’s guidelines as set forth by Fleet Administrator.  
  • Ability to comprehend simple instructions  
  • Ability to apply common sense. 
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.  
  • Ability to multitask and work quickly 
  • Must be a team player  
  • Must have good communication skills. 
  • Good hand and eye coordination required. 


EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.  

 

FEED HAUL DRIVER

Brief Description

  • The driver will receive their feed loads from the Dispatcher or from their box
  • Driver will do a pre-trip inspection on truck & trailer
  • Driver will drive to the load out & load correct chicken feed on the trailer
  • It is required to print 3 feed ticket copies
  • Driver will deliver feed to the farm on his ticket & unload into the bins at the farm
  • After the feed is unloaded, driver will drive back to the feed mill & repeat process
  • When done driver will do a post-trip on truck & trailer

 

Description

BASIC SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Driver is required to log on to Keller system and proceed with Pre-Trip each day before loading. 

Driver is required to select ticket and load feed haul trailer.

Driver will select finish feed bin, write the number on the ticker, and load feed haul trailer.

Driver will then proceed to farm unloading feed at correct farm, house and bin number. 

Driver is expected to operate equipment in a safe manner as to avoid accidents or injury to other drivers. 

At the end of the day, driver is required to do Post-Trip and log off Omnitrac system. 

Driver is expected to be a team player and load feed in a manner to assist feed mill to run as efficiently as possible and deliver a quality product. 

Driver is required to operate within all DOT and Pilgrim’s guidelines as set forth by Fleet Administrator. 

Ability to comprehend simple instructions 

Ability to apply common sense.

Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. 

Ability to multitask and work quickly

Must be a team player 

Must have good communication skills.

Good hand and eye coordination required.

 

EOE/Vet/Disabled. 

SIGN-ON BONUS

 Benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K contributions
  • Better Futures Program –2 Year Community College tuition paid for you or your dependents!
  • Opportunity to grow your career through our Supervisor Development Program

  At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always. This includes increased safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, such as enhanced cleaning and sanitation, face coverings, temperature screens and plexi-glass or plastic barriers. We are also working to secure vaccine availability for our Team Members.

 

To Apply for this position:

To apply online use the following link and make sure to search the Hickory, KY & Mayfield, KY locations:

https://www.pilgrims.com/pilgrims-jobs/

 

You can apply in person at the Pilgrim's Guard Station located at:

2653 State Route 1241

Hickory, KY 42051



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