CDL-A/OTR Driver - Up to $80,000/Yr

at Smithfield in Edwardsville, Kansas, United States

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Our drivers enjoy a great balance between work and life, as well as competitive compensation. As a professional truck driver with Smithfield Foods, you are assigned late model Freightliner tractors to pull 53’ reefer trailers and are dispatched to our plants, company distribution centers, and customer distribution centers. Safe driving, customer service, and effective decision making is the key to success in this position.

We offer competitive pay and smart benefits that fit your way of life.

+ Earning potential up to $80,000 annually

+ Work week that meets your schedule

+ Anticipated home time is 2 days off per week

+ $30 pay per stop after the first stop

+ Paid detention rate

+ Driver’s in this fleet average 2,300 miles per week

+ No touch freight and no backhauling through outside customers

+ Less then 5% of shipments have extra stops

+ No travel to New York, New England or the western states

+ Full serviced leased equipment

+ No slip seating

+ Option to enroll in our 401K plan

+ Medical, Dental, Prescription and Vision Benefits offered

+ Paid Days Off

Core Responsibilities

+ Transport and deliver freight over the road over long distances in a safe, efficient, timely and legal manner.

+ Complete all necessary paperwork and maintain records required under state and federal laws and regulations.

+ Ensure that all operations are in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.

+ Represent the Company and the trucking industry in a professional manner

+ Drivers must be accessible by phone during their working hours, within the legal limits of the CMV safety regulations.


+ High school diploma or GED preferred

+ Must be At least 24 years of age

+ Have their Class A CDL license

+ Have a minimum of 3 years CDL Class A driving experience

+ No traffic citations within the last year

+ Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.

+ Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.

Careers and Benefits

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About Smithfield Foods

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. and 15,000 European employees are dedicated to producing “Good food. Responsibly.®” and have made us one of the world’s leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including many industry firsts, such as our ambitious commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by 2025. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield®, Eckrich® and Nathan’s Famous®, among many others. For more information,, and connect with us onFacebook ( , Twitter (\_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor) , LinkedIn ( and Instagram ( .

EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

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Job LocationsUS-KS-Edwardsville

CategorySupply Chain


FLSA StatusHourly

ShiftOther – Ask for details

Adv.IndSPR- Direct Store Delivery

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Edwardsville, Kansas 66113
United States

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Job Order: JC177346724

Posted On: Feb 06, 2021

Updated On: Mar 22, 2021