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Class B Driver/Warehouse Material Handler

Farmers Business Network

Farmers Business Network

Olive Branch, MS, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Company Overview

Farmers Business Network (FBN) is on a mission to power the prosperity of family farmers and rural communities around the world, transforming how the world farms with an integrated, technology-enabled agricultural platform.

We offer high ROI farm inputs, fintech and sustainability products and services powered by network data, and farm-tested insights from our global farmer community. Our platform helps FBN members make confident decisions to ensure the economic viability of their farms, while also empowering them to be a part of the solution as the global community confronts its most pressing issues: providing food security for a growing population, transitioning to more sustainable agriculture, and responding to climate change.

We are a dynamic, innovative, and mission-driven AgTech company that offers competitive compensation and benefits as well as boundless career mobility. We are backed by top investors, including Fidelity, ADM, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, DBL Partners, T Rowe Price and Temasek. We have been featured in these articles by the Wall Street Journal and Forbes, and were also named "One of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World" by Fast Company Magazine.

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are looking for a safety minded, diligent, organized, hard-working Class B candidate who will help be responsible for material movement and local delivery of chemical, fertilizer, and seed for a central distribution warehouse. Warehouse duties are also required as needed and includes all the functions of the warehouse. This individual may manage future hires/driver warehouse workers as we grow the business.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • This is a driving and delivery position, and will involve physical movement of product along with warehouse duties
  • Adhering to the compliance of all legal and safety procedures.
  • Managing the safe, professional and efficient deliveries direct to customers. This includes a high level of customer facing interactions and communication for scheduling and deliveries
  • Ensuring the proper functioning of all tools and equipment.
  • Ensuring orders are correct, accurate, safely loaded and ready for delivery
  • Safe operation of all equipment (box truck, forklift, manual and electric pallet jack)
  • Coordinate all required paperwork for shipment and deliveries including proper handling of returns
  • Complete regular safety and quality audits
  • Comply with driver/warehousing rules and regulations as well as with company policies and procedures
  • Collect and verify delivery instructions
  • Report defects, accidents or violations

REQUIRED EXPERIENCES & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current Class B Commercial Driver License
  • Currently have or ability to obtain Tanker and Hazardous Material endorsements
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in product delivery and distribution to customer base
  • Experience with manual transmissions
  • Proven work experience managing direct to customer deliveries (Final Mile)
  • Knowledge of the safety and legal documentation processes for handling related driver and warehouse activities (MSDS, Equipment checklist, BOL)
  • Should have excellent leadership and administration skills and abilities
  • Ability to effectively manage time, resolve crisis and decision making
  • Ability to efficiently coordinate workings with internal and external workers of the company
  • Ability to work occasional weekend shifts during peak season
  • Clean/Pass DOT drug/alcohol and physical

PREFERRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified, or ability to be certified on equipment (forklift, etc)
  • Working understanding of WMS system
  • Hazmat endorsement
  • Acceptable incident history
  • Comply with safety regulations
  • Ability to safely handle equipment used to physically move inventory
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc)
To understand the physical demands of this job, please click this link and refer to Template J
The following represents FBN's reasonable estimate of the US national average base salary range for this role based on market data and placement of internal employees: $22-$30. This salary range may vary based on geography and the higher cost of labor in some metropolitan areas.
Beyond Base Pay, FBN also offers all full-time/permanent employees competitive total compensation packages that include equity compensation, paid holidays plus an additional floating holiday, work flexibility including paid time off and remote work if your role is eligible, parental leave, benefits including but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, wellbeing, short & long term disability, life insurance, 401k, HSA employer contributions, and more.
FBN is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic. FBN considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.
We participate in the E-Verify program in certain locations as required by law. Learn more about the E-Verify program here.
FBN is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to the known limitations for qualified applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance to complete this form or participate in an interview, please let us know.
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