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Hours Full-time
Location Hickory, North Carolina

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About this job

Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding career?

Merchants Distributors, LLC (MDI) has openings for Tractor-Trailer Drivers at our Distribution Center in Hickory, NC.

Come join our team and enjoy great employee benefits!

Here's what you have to look forward to -
* Perfect Attendance Bonus
* Safety Bonus
* Paid Time Off
* Medical/Dental/Vision
* *Pension Plan*
* Late Model Equipment most equipped with Automatic Transmission.

Responsibilities

Drivers are responsible for ensuring timely delivery of goods to customers, reviewing orders prior to delivery, assisting with the unloading of trucks and providing exceptional customer service to our clients. Deliveries cover PA, OH, MD, KY, WV, VA, TN, NC, SC, GA, FL

*Requirements:*
* Be at least 21 years of age with an active CDL class A.
* Must have a clean MVR with no more than 2 tickets and no at fault DOT accidents in the previous 3 years.
* *REQUIRED 1 year of verifiable tractor-trailer driving experience pulling 45-53 ft. trailers *
* Ability to drive 10 speed manuals preferred.
* Must pass all necessary testing for employment (MVR, criminal, drug, dot physical, job simulation test)

*Other qualifications:*

Must have basic computer skills, excellent communication skills, ability to interact well with supervision and co-workers, a self-starter with good organizational skills, and maintain a professional appearance.

Drivers are required to safely assist in unloading pallets using a pallet jack (manual and electric) also at some locations drivers may handle cases up to 100 lbs.

Must be able to work an open schedule up to 6 days a week and Holidays.

Must be able to complete a proper pre trip inspection and pass an onsite backing test.

_We are a tobacco and nicotine free company._

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30.67 - $32.00 per hour

Expected hours: 18 – 99 per week

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* AD&D insurance
* Dental insurance
* Disability insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid orientation
* Paid sick time
* Paid time off
* Paid training
* Prescription drug insurance
* Referral program
* Retirement plan
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Supplemental pay types:
* Layover pay
* Safety bonus
Trucking driver type:
* Company driver
Trucking route:
* OTR



Experience:
* tractor trailer driving: 1 year (Required)

License/Certification:
* CDL A (Required)

Ability to Commute:
* Hickory, NC 28601 (Required)


Work Location: In person