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RTP Company, headquartered in Winona, MN, is a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics. The company has over 20 manufacturing plants located in the United States, Mexico, Germany, France, Singapore, and China. RTP Company engineers develop customized thermoplastic compounds in over 60 different engineering resin systems for applications requiring color, conductive, elastomeric, flame retardant, high temperature, structural, and wear-resistant properties.

This position is responsible for the safe transportation of RTP Company materials, products, and other general commodities as directed by the RTP Company Transportation Department. The OTR Truck Driver should anticipate 80% of duties to be over the road (regional/long haul) miles requiring sleeper berth use and 20% of duties would be shuttle/inner city work between RTP Company buildings and vendors.

Responsibilities:

  • Primarily sleeper truck duties, including 10 hour and in some cases 34 hour rest breaks away from home
  • Receive and follow dispatch orders/instructions
  • Conduct pre and post trip inspection of vehicle at specified intervals
  • Hook up and drop trailers as directed by dispatch
  • Operate forklift and perform loading and unloading as needed/required
  • Drive vehicle on specified route observing Department of Transportation, state, federal, and RTP Company guidelines for safe driving rules and regulations
  • Pick up and deliver dry van (skid) products, pneumatic bulk product, and trash compactor
  • Unloading/loading of pneumatic trailers with use of PTO blower
  • Communicate with customer, maintenance, safety, and dispatch on directions, breakdowns, accidents, product damage, emergencies, and other issues
  • Fuel vehicle at approved locations
  • Prepare all trip records and DOT logs daily. Use ELD’s (electronic log device) as required
  • Participate in RTP Company meetings and quality improvement activities
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs
  • Must have the ability to make decisions within the scope of the job responsibilities
  • Must be reliable and punctual
  • Must demonstrate a strong work ethic
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate courtesy, tact, and confidentiality when dealing with customers (internal and external)

Education and Experience:

  • Must have a valid and unrestricted CDL driver’s license required
  • Must maintain a satisfactory (as rated by DOT) driving record

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

  • Regularly required to sit and stand for long periods of time
  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds
  • Frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, dust, fumes, airborne particles, chemical dust, and hot and cold weather conditions
  • Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and occasionally exposed to hazardous materials as defined by the OSHA Hazard Communication standard

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