OTR Driver - Santa Fe Springs, CA

Santa Fe Springs, USA
Supply Chain/Logistics Operations
Last application date


We are looking for a Over the Road Driver to join our North America Warehouse and Distribution team for a leading distribution center in Santa Fe Springs, CA.

Your shoes were likely made in China. Have you ever wondered how they got to your local retailer? Or what’s in that shipping container going down your local highway?

At Maersk Distribution and Warehouse Services, we know. In fact, we facilitate the distribution and movement of freight every single day.
Each of our client’s supply chain is evaluated to optimize efficiency from factory production, all the way to end user delivery. The goal is not only to minimize lead times but also to minimize inventory levels and costs, thus making the client's business more flexible.

Our warehouse network spans from East to West Coasts of the United States and in Canada. Our services include transloading and automated sortation, cross-docking, replenishment, drayage management, and inland transportation.

We offer

We offer you an exciting global career at the forefront of world trade.
Working with the best people in a global team culture with future growth opportunities in an industry that has a significant impact on the world economy…

We’re proud of our people who define our company’s industry leadership, global team culture and customer-centric focus every day.
When you join our team you join a truly diverse, global organization in a fast-moving, values-based, work environment where you can grow on the job, create and shape our digital solutions, tap into industry-leading talent development initiatives, enjoy working with your colleagues and broaden your world view through our international job postings. We offer competitive compensation and benefits for full-time employees including health, dental and vision insurance, a 401k savings plan with an employer match and paid time-off – and our parental leave policy is recognized world-wide as one of the best in the industry.

Global scope
Every company, every country wants access to a competitive shipping, logistics and port system – and our people have created one company that offers one, easy-to-use solution to all their shipping needs.

Maersk is unique
Maersk is uniquely positioned to play a significant role in global trade, creating opportunities that help countries, companies and people succeed. Our vision is simple: Maersk is the global integrator of container logistics, connecting and simplifying our customers’ global supply chains. We do this through the global scale of Maersk, the world’s largest shipping line; our Logistics and Services expertise that help customers manage their global supply chains; and through our port operator, APM Terminals, one of the largest container terminal operators in the world with the most strategic locations to serve global supply chains.

Join us and play an important role on our team lifting global trade every day!

Key responsibilities

Position Summary:
(Position requires joining IPTW union and is subject to a one-time $150 initiation fee and $24 monthly dues)

This position is responsible for assuring safe and efficient traffic flow within the yard. This position will also provide proper dock set up by maintaining the transporting containers and trailers, as instructed by the Operations team, in a professional manner. This may require transporting container and trailers within the facility’s yard or to and from local yards.
Key Responsibilities:
• Move trailers and containers around facility
• Maintains a daily movement log and PM inspections sheets
• Proficiently use yard management system
• Places a trailer stand under all 20 foot equipment to be worked at the dock
• Ensure that yard and related yard equipment is clean, orderly and in safe operating condition; inspects all empty equipment for cleanliness and for any damage; reporting any damages to supervisor
• Ensures that all loads are properly secured
• Maintains safety rules at all times
• Pick up and drop off trailers and containers from local yard
• Comply with DOT regulations
• Ensures all equipment doors are properly secured to the side of the equipment prior to movement
• Assist in monitoring FIFO (First in, First out) equipment in yard and report discrepancies to immediate supervisor
• Assist 3rd party carriers reposition equipment as necessary
• Ability to lift material weighing 40 pounds, occasionally weighing up to 75 pounds
• Performs job related duties as specified by management

We are looking for

• Class A CDL
• Minimum 1-year DOT over the road driving experience or sufficient driving school training/certification
• Must Pass criminal history check
• Must have a clean driving record
• Must have DOT medical qualification and provide Medical Examiner registration number and agree to continued medical qualification
• Must pass DOT alcohol/drug screen and agree to continued DOT drug/alcohol testing
• Maintain compliance with DOT regulations
• Can demonstrate the ability to operate specified DOT vehicle and has not been disqualified to operate specified vehicle
• High School Diploma or equivalent preferred; not required
• Able to speak, read and write English
• Yard tractor operator certification and training
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to perform well with time-sensitive tasks; multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to work nights, holidays and weekends is required. Overtime may be required.
Relocation Not Available; Must have US work authorization
Damco Distribution Services Inc.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion and religious creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical and mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, military and veteran status, citizenship status, marital status, or any other basis protected by law.

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Additional info

Ref. MA-309743
A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer's supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere - all over the world. For more information: https://www.maersk.com All the way.