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Truck driver job at Africareers

About the Organization

AfriCareers is a recruitment agency that is on a mission to transform lives through finding the right person for the right job and to bridge the gap between job seekers and employees.

AfriCareers is hiring on behalf of a client. Are you a result driven, visionary, strategic thinker, experienced and a highly qualified leader with excellent credentials, proven experience, demonstrated capacity and know-how? We are looking for you.

Job Description

Africareers is seeking a dedicated and experienced Truck Driver to join our logistics team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the safe and timely transportation of goods and materials to various destinations. Our Truck Driver will play a key role in maintaining the efficiency of our supply chain operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Transport finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants, retail, and distribution centers.

  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance.

  • Plan routes and meet delivery schedules.

  • Document and log work/rest periods and kilometers spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts.

  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking, and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures.

  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions.

  • Collect and verify delivery instructions.

  • Report defects, accidents, or violations.

Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • Proven work experience as a Truck Driver.

  • Hands-on experience with electronic equipment and software (GPS, AVL units, CB, etc.).

  • Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly.

  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations.

  • No recent moving or driving violations.

  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions, etc.).

  • Willingness to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment recommendations.

  • Trucking school diploma.

  • Valid truck driving license.

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