Over the Road Driver- South Gate

South Gate, 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 South Gate, 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

As a company, we promote a culture of honesty and integrity, and value the trust it allows us to build with customers and employees alike. Our focus on our people is what sets us apart and keeps our customers coming back to work with us!

If you are seeking to be a part of a family, this is the place for you!

Performance Team and Damco Distribution, now part of the Maersk global organization under a combined Warehousing & Distribution division, offer third party logistics services to over 500 customers. Encompassing almost 15 million square feet of warehousing capacity throughout the country and a large transportation segment capturing a variety of services, we have key supply chain hubs in the Los Angeles and New Jersey/New York areas, and other facilities along the Western & Eastern coasts along with multiple locations in the Midwest. Delivering significant sales and profitability growth, we will drive the Inland Logistics and Services business for the combined US business units for Maersk.

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.
You must be authorized to work for any employer in the US.

Local candidates only; no relocation assistance is provided.

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.
We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements. If you are interested in applying for employment with Performance Team- A Maersk Company in the U.S. and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, or if you need a reasonable accommodation to perform a job, please contact the Human Resources Department by calling 844-447-7878 or emailing wndhrsupport@maersk.com. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.


Additional info

Ref. MA-322512
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.