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Truck Driver - Edgerton Plant

Posted Date:  Jun 8, 2024
Requisition Number:  121977


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Hershey Salty Snacks is hiring a CDL Driver for our Kansas City locations. The primary responsibility of Truck Driver is to haul product between facilities within the Kansas City area. All drivers are required to hold a Class A driver’s license and maintain a current DOT physical card. Daily timekeeping logs, load logs, DOT logs, pre- and post-trip inspections, and scale weight tickets are also the driver’s responsibility. Drivers will require a forklift license, as well, to take part in unloading or loading the trailer when necessary. Driver will also need to have comfort in dropping or picking up empty trailers staged at the dock.




  • Two shifts available, Monday – Friday 7 am to 3:30 pm and 4 pm to 12:30 am.
  • Schedule assignment is determined by plant needs and confirmed during an interview.


 Candidate Process:


Please note-communications will be through phone, email and text. Ensure you have access to a valid email


Qualified applicants will receive a phone call to schedule an onsite interview

Post-Offer Background Check required

Drug Screen required


Job Duties Include:

  • Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles
  • Check conditions of trailers after contents have been unloaded to ensure that there has been no damage
  • Perform basic vehicle maintenance tasks, such as adding oil, fuel, or radiator fluid or performing minor repairs.
  • Maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations
  • Serve as a resource of communication between facilities on materials that need to be transferred between locations and be able to make decisions on order of priority
  • Follow all DOT regulations with required stops and ensure all paperwork is kept up to date for compliance
  • Maintain a safe driving record with no product issues or deficiencies from dock to dock
  • Keep good log of paperwork on product being transferred from facility to facility
  • Check all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned
  • Load and unload trucks, or help others with loading and unloading, operating any special loading-related equipment on vehicles and using other equipment as necessary
  • Obtain receipts or signatures for loaded and delivered goods
  • Climbing in to and exiting trucks multiple times throughout the day
  • Climbing stairs multiple times a day
  • Walking on uneven ground
  • Represent self and company in a professional and positive manner
  • Attend required company meetings and training and participate in constructive discussion
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies and procedures as specified in company manuals and as directed in the employee handbook
  • Conduct self in the presence of customers and community so as to present a professional image of Hersheys Salty Snacks
  • Proactively seek and participate in available company-sponsored training, in an effort to develop and advance knowledge base and skill set
  • Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with peers, management, and support resources, with a constant commitment to teamwork and exemplary customer service
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner



  • Education – High school diploma or GED
  • Current Class A license 
  • Current DOT physical card
  • Years of Experience – 1 year required; 5 years preferred
  • Exceptional communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to navigate computer based warehouse management system
  • Be a self-starter; ability to work independently as well as with other personnel and management
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Candidate must have valid work authorization and be able to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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