Class 1 Route Driver

Job Description

Auto req ID: 209497BR

Job Description

OTR Driver


If you are the successful candidate, you will receive a signing bonus!

Why Choose PepsiCo Foods:

  • 5 day work week, routes are around 2-4 days long
  • Routes are only in Canada, no US travel
  • Seasonal Consistency
  • New leased trucks

PepsiCo Canada employs nearly 10,000 Canadians and is organized into two business units - PepsiCo Beverages Canada, which includes brands such as Pepsi, Gatorade and Tropicana; and PepsiCo Foods Canada, which includes Frito Lay Canada and Quaker foods & snacks. PepsiCo Canada, in turn, belongs to the global PepsiCo, Inc., family.

At PepsiCo Canada, we're committed to achieving business and financial success while leaving a positive imprint on society - delivering what we call Performance with Purpose. Performance with Purpose is at the heart of every aspect of our business.

Our people are our greatest asset. By supporting their ability to work effectively together and providing them with the tools they need to succeed, we are ensuring that PepsiCo Canada is the kind of company where talented people of all backgrounds want to work.

PepsiCo is an Employer of Choice:
* Opportunity to work for a Tier 1 global organization company with Billion Dollar Brands
* One of Canada's Top 100 Employers
* We take people development seriously offering career growth opportunities through robust full cycle career planning, talent development programs, challenging and rewarding assignments nationally and internationally
* Work within a fast paced ever evolving business, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds, experiences and needs
* Participation in our competitive Total Rewards Program

Title: Route Driver – Long Haul

If you're looking for a challenging position with one of the world's leading snack food companies, here's your chance to join our team as a Long-Haul Class 1 Driver with our Lethbridge Facility.

This position would report to the Lethbridge Traffic Department and will be required to work a combination of 2-day to 4-day over-the-road runs each week. The assigned runs will be dependent on current business needs.

Your responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):
  • Operate a tractor/trailer truck to make long-distance pick-ups and deliveries of our finished products.
  • Check and assist in the unloading of the trailer.
  • Fully inspect the vehicle prior to beginning the route to ensure proper and safe handling conditions.
  • Collect all proper authorizations prior to beginning route.
  • Maintain an accurate DOT log.
  • Ensure safety and compliance of load.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Completing Quality/Food Safety training and adhering to the Food Safety Pre Requisite Programs (PRP/oPRP) that is required for your area
  • Route includes Canada only locations, no USA travel.


Who’s a good fit for the team:

  • An AZ license/Class 1 (no exceptions), clean abstract and current medical are pre-requisites for these positions, and the successful applicants must be willing to work on any shift
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Results oriented
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Able to lift 50 pds
  • Proficiency with computers
  • Flexible to scheduling and willing to meet demands of business

What you can expect from us:

  • Competitive compensation, benefits, pension, RRSP contribution and vacation time
  • A flexible working environment that promotes a healthy work-life balance
  • A dynamic and inclusive culture that promotes you to bring your whole-self to work
  • A supportive team that will encourage your professional growth and development
  • An opportunity to be meaningful and impactful within your work and projects
  • An opportunity to give back to the community with our Always on Volunteer 360 Program
  • An organization that aims to use their scale, reach and expertise to build a more sustainable world

Job Type: Full-Time