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Tyson Foods Tyson Local Feed Delivery Driver-FT-N/S-Union, MS - Union, MS in Union, Mississippi

Job Description

Offering up to $5,000 Sign-On Bonus

This position will be at the Neshoba Feed Mill. This position will be responsible for safely and properly delivering and distributing feed to contract grower farms in an approximate 100-mile radius. Position will require minimum equipment operations involving boom/auger systems powered by PTO on tractor and safe travel and maneuver of tractor-trailer rig on small dirt roads and driveways. Must be able to report to work promptly and regularly. Must be able to take directions from management and work well with others. Must be able to concentrate and perform accurately; react to change productively, and handle all other tasks as assigned. Must be able to safely drive tractor/trailer with use of all limbs, hands, and eyes. Must be able to climb in and out of truck using 3 points of contact rule. (16-20 times/day) Must possess ability to sit for long periods of time. Must possess good hand and eye coordination. Must be able to walk, bend and stoop during shift. Must possess ability to use hands to raise hood to check oil. Must be able to shift gears while driving (repetitive motion). Must possess ability to reach above the head to pull chain that opens bin lid. Must be able to climb feed bins if chain is broken. (optional) Must possess the ability to twist when operating vehicle. Must possess the ability to lift body weight in and out of vehicle. Must be able to repeat these essential functions throughout the shift approximately 10 to 12 hours a day.

Job Requirements

This position will work Monday - Friday 5pm - 5am. Must be flexible in scheduling.

Candidate must reside within a 60-mile radius of the facility. Must possess a valid MS Class A License. Must have a good driving record. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must have a minimum of 1-year verifiable work experience in type of vehicle that will be operated. No DUI/DWI conviction in the past eight (8) years in a personal vehicle. No DUI/DWI conviction in a Commercial Motor Vehicle ever. No disqualifying number of accident or convictions as determined according to the current Tyson Driver Evaluation System. No DOT Drug or Alcohol Violation within the past three (3) years, including Roadside Inspection Violations as identified on locations PSP report. Must meet DOT requirements and Tyson Driver Evaluation system. Must meet Complex requirement of no driver history of a Rollover within the past 5 years. Must pass DOT physical and road test. Must be able to work in inclement weather conditions and a dusty work environment.

All successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before beginning work.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.