Openings >> Driver
Job Type:Full Time

Job Summary:

The primary objective of the Driver Bulk Specialist is to safely and efficiently transport and unload bulk goods between Wakefield and the client.

In addition to core Driver-Bulk tasks identified below, the Driver-Bulk Specialist has been fully trained and is expected to perform tasks (outlined in detail in task SOP’s) below when required by the business:

  1. Plant Operations Tasks (Decanting, Hybrid Tote Filling, Railcar Shunting, Bulk Loading)


  2. Distribution Tasks (Bulk Loading), Decanting


    Key Accountabilities:

  • Liaise with dispatcher and organize daily packaged goods & bulk shipments using Wakefield fleet of trucks.

  • Perform all required bulk, package and warehouse duties including lift truck operations.

  • Attend Safety and Compliance Seminars and constantly strive to maintain a safe working environment.

  • Long distance and overnight driving during multiple day deliveries may be required as may overtime due to run schedule, weather, or work volume.

  • Receive and follow direction from the Team Lead

  • Special projects participation as required.

Key Competencies:

  • Must be self-motivated, conscientious, and able to work well with others

  • Motivated to see projects through to completion

  • Organized and able to effectively prioritize tasks at hand

  • Ability to manage workloads in a busy work environment and be flexible to change (flow to the work)

  • Must be in good physical condition to adequately manage physical aspects of tasks

  • Ability to work independently and be self-driven without supervision

  • Takes responsibility to “own the job” and demonstrates integrity in all aspects of the work

  • Team player who demonstrates respect for others and is performance driven to achieve departmental goals and objectives

  • Exceptional communication skills with a focus on customer service

  • Superior analytical and rationalization skills

  • Familiarity and comprehension of all work instructions and standard operating procedures

  • Ability to work overtime on a daily basis or as may be required due to run schedule, weather, or work volume.

Education / Experience:

  • Class AZ or Class 1 License and a clear Driver abstract

  • Lift truck experience with valid lift truck training or ability to obtain

  • Good reading comprehension, writing and mathematical skills

  • Required to successfully pass an aptitude test to demonstrate the required competency level and demonstrate continuing competency in the position

  • Ability to maintain/acquire proficiency in relevant regulatory training and certifications as required by position such as, but not limited to, WHMIS, Canadian Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

  • Must have, or be able to acquire, the skills required to successfully demonstrate basic PC skills (MS Suite and Microsoft Dynamics AX) and a proficiency in internet navigation

  • Comprehensive geographical knowledge of the province, especially main highways and major cities currently serviced by the Wakefield fleet.


Working Conditions:

  • All required PPE must be worn while performing tasks

  • Out of City travel and overnight stays during multiple day deliveries is a requirement

  • Hours of work may vary according to operational needs such as vacations, absences, and fluctuating workloads



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