CDL Driver - 1st Shift - South Plainfield, NJ

South Plainfield / New Jersey / United States

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CDL Driver - 1st Shift - South Plainfield, NJ

901 Durham Ave
South Plainfield, New Jersey, 07080
United States

GENERAL PURPOSE:  Wraps and loads pallets of product. Drives delivery truck taking shipments to customers. Maintains compliance with company policies and procedures as well as all federal and state regulations.



  • Checks truck safety before start of every shift and completes log sheet.
  • Tracks maintenance of vehicles and trailers.
  • Creates bills of lading for shipments.
  • Wraps and loads pallets according to daily schedule.
  • Delivers shipments to customers consistent with customer expectations, safety policies, and as a professional representative of MPS.
  • Maintains safe driving record and adheres to all local, state, and federal laws pertaining to the safe operation of vehicle.
  • Performs other job duties as needed.



  • Must have a valid driver’s license, Class A, B, or C, whichever is appropriate for company vehicle type.
  • Must have and maintain a good driving record; record will be checked at least annually.
  • Must report any moving violations on his/her driving record as they occur.
  • Must have knowledge of mechanics especially with regards to the semi-truck and trailer.
  • Must have strong mathematical skills to confirm counts are accurate.
  • Must have good communications skills to interact with customers.
  • Must have good decision making skills.
  • Must pass basic reading test.
  • Must have basic computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office. 
  • Must be self-motivated and self-managed.
  • Must be able to problem solve.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  • Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Must be able to operate a fax machine and copy machine.
  • Must be able to maintain good attendance.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed; significant overtime may be required during busy periods.
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.


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a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.



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