GrowthZone Template

CDL Driver

MPS Egg Farms
Job Description
MPS Egg Farms – CDL Driver Opportunity Available!

Are you looking to join a great organization with a rich history of success? Are you looking for a new career and great job opportunity in the North Manchester, Indiana area? MPS Egg Farms' Feedmill facility located in North Manchester, Indiana is hiring for a CDL Driver position.

We offer good pay, steady hours, bonus potential, and a full benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, paid vacation, paid holidays, and other benefits. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in starting a career in the agricultural industry.

Company Summary

MPS Egg Farms is one of the largest and most reliable shell egg producers in the United States, with roots dating back to 1875. We are currently the 8th largest egg producer in the US, with over 11 million hens. Three of our main complex operations and other support facilities including our corporate office are located in North Manchester, Indiana. We also have operations in Illinois and Texas. We are driven to do what's best for our people, our hens, and the environment— all while offering the highest-quality, safest eggs to our customers in the most efficient way possible. We are a premier supplier of shell eggs by meeting the highest standards of customer service, quality, food safety, and animal husbandry.

Position Summary:

A CDL driver transports goods between locations using tractor trailers and heavy trucks. Position requires frequent travel of short, intermediate, and long distances to deliver loads as required and scheduled. Drivers must adhere to all traffic and safety regulations while making deliveries in a timely manner. A CDL Driver must be organized, detailed oriented, and comfortable working independently. A clean driving record and commercial driving experience is a must.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Fully understand how to operate and safely drive assigned vehicle
  • Drive vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) over 26,000 lbs.
  • Pick-up and safely transport goods to the intended destination
  • Ensure contents are properly secured in a truck to prevent damage/injury
  • Obtain signatures to confirm and complete deliveries
  • Stay on a predetermined route and ensure timely transport and delivery
  • Confirm that the contents of each shipment load match the manifest document
  • Perform inspections of vehicle prior to and following each trip
  • Check weather conditions and road reports before departure
  • Always ensure vehicle is kept clean
  • Maintenance and service is completed by on site mechanic (refuel, change oil, tire pressure, repairs, etc.)
  • Notify managers of any major maintenance or delivery issues encountered
  • Follow delivery schedule and rest at appropriate times
  • Adhere to company safety and bio-security rules and regulations
  • Obey all applicable traffic laws and drive in according to the weather/road conditions
  • Comply with ICC and DOT regulations
  • Perform all other duties as assigned
Job Requirements
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) required
  • Two plus years of proven experience in commercial truck driving preferred
  • Clean driving record with no moving violations
  • Skilled at driving and parking large, heavy vehicles
  • Alert, focused, and detail-oriented
  • Proficient using GPS and other routing systems
  • Map reading and route planning experience
  • Self-starter who works well independently
  • Disciplined, dependable, and resourceful
  • Reliable and dependable work ethic
  • Able to follow spoken and written instructions in English
Biosecurity/Animal Welfare

The jobsite is a biosecure environment which requires the strict daily adherence to established biosecurity processes and procedures before entering the facility. Appropriate clothing and footwear coverings are provided by the Company. All employees are required to sign an agreement to avoid any avian species (chickens, ducks, birds, etc.). All employees are required to sign and abide by the Company Biosecurity and Company Animal Welfare Guidelines.

No Fowl Ownership

The Company strictly prohibits employees from owning or being associated with any type of fowl, including, but not limited to, chickens, ducks, geese, quail or pet birds.

If you are interested in joining the MPS Egg Farms' team please complete our online application and submit your resume, if available.

MPS Egg Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Here
Contact Information
  • MPS Egg Farms
  • 800 Wabash Rd
    North Manchester, IN 46962
  • (574) 353-7651