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Union Driver

Company: Anchor Paper Co
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Union Driver

Anchor Paper is a leading Midwest Distributor of Premium, Fine Printing Papers and Packaging products, serving Printers, Designers, Manufacturers, and More since 1923. We are a proud to be an employee-owned company with 4 generations of family leadership and involvement.

Starting Pay: $25.70/ hr.

Hours: 1st shift

Job Function:

The Union Driver role is responsible for operating machinery and to drive a truck up to 58,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) with safety as the priority. This position requires loading and unloading of trucks with attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.
Complete Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports daily.
Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
Secure cargo for transport, using straps, blocks, load bars, etc.
Drive trucks through weigh stations to document weights and comply with state regulations.
Drive trucks with capacities greater than 3 tons to transport and deliver products or other materials.
Obtain receipts or signatures for delivered goods and collect payment for services when required.
Operate equipment, such as telephones, to exchange necessary information with bases, supervisors, or other drivers.
Perform basic vehicle maintenance tasks, such as adding oil, fuel, or radiator fluid or performing minor repairs.
Read and interpret maps to determine the most efficient vehicle routes.
Complete Machine Inspection Sheet for Electric Pallet Jack.
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.
Verify piece counts.
Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrates detailed knowledge of the company's products & services.
Possesses strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Exhibits strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
Promotes teamwork and collaboration.
Communicates clearly and effectively.
Ability to operate machinery/equipment with safety as the priority.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

Requires repetitive movement, using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls, requires sitting. Requires telephone conversations, requires face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams, and others. Requires being exact or highly accurate, meeting strict deadlines, includes responsibility for the health and safety of others, requires working in a closed vehicle or equipment, requires working outdoors, exposed to all weather conditions.

Education and Experience:

Education: High School/G.E. D
License, Certificate or Registration: Class B License, D.O.T. Physical


Dental insurance
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Referral program
Retirement plan
Vision insurance

AAP/EEO: Anchor Paper Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative action employer.

PM22Compensation details: 25.7-25.7 Hourly WagePI2961dcf25302-25660-34400651

Keywords: Anchor Paper Co, St. Paul , Union Driver, Professions , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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