Frito-Lay truck driving jobs

Frito-Lay

Frito-Lay, Inc. a division of PepsiCo was found in the year 1961. The company manufactures, and sells corn chips, potato chips and other snack foods. Some of the top snack food brands produced under the Frito-Lay name include FRITOS®, LAY’S®, DORITOS®, CHEETOS®, AND TOSTITOS®.

In the early 1930s, Frito-Lay started as two separate companies, namely The Frito Company and H.W. Lay & Company. Later in 1961, the two companies merged to form Frito-Lay, Inc. Then four years later, in 1965, Frito-Lay, Inc. merged with the Pepsi-Cola Company to form PepsiCo, Inc. After the merger, Frito-Lay has operated as a wholly owned subsidiary of PepsiCo.

With the help of Frito-Lay, PepsiCo has become one of the largest globally distributed snack food company in the world. Frito-Lay North America accounts for 31 percent of PepsiCo’s overall annual sales. Frito-Lay has its headquarters in Plano, Texas, U.S.

Locations of Frito-Lay Company

Frito-Lay has its production unit, distribution centers and regional offices in more than 40 countries. With its headquarters located in North America (in Plano, Texas), Frito-Lay owns approximately 1,830 distribution centers, warehouses and offices within North America. Some of the top places where the company has strong market presence and good number of distribution centers are

  • North America
  • Central and South America
  • Mexico
  • Europe
  • Asia, Middle East & Africa

Frito-Lay truck driving jobs:

The Truck Drivers in Frito-Lay are expected to perform the below mentioned activities

  • Frito-Lay truck drivingOperate trucks safely complying with Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Ability to load and unload trailers
  • Picking up returns and completing logs and other paperwork related to deliveries
  • Carefully deliver Frito-Lay products to retailers’ stores
  • Ability to work in areas requiring exposure to varying temperatures
  • May require weekend and/or holiday work
  • Establish positive working relationships with co-workers
  • Follow company policies and regulations

Truck Driver Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have 2 years of experience
  • No DUI accepted
  • No more than 1 moving violation in the last 3 years
  • No accidents in the last 3 years

Truck Driver Benefits

The truck drivers in Frito-Lay are eligible for some attractive benefits such as

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plan / 401K
  • Passenger Program
  • Frito-Lay OTR Company Driver Home Time

Truck Driver Salary

The truck drivers in Frito-Lay receive monthly wages ranging from $60k- $70k. Apart from the salary, they also receive the following compliments

  • Frito-Lay truckPaid Weekly
  • Layover Pay
  • Drop and Pick-up Pay
  • Vacation Pay
  • Orientation Expenses Paid
  • Breakdown Pay
  • Loading/Unloading Pay

Apply for a truck driver job in Frito-Lay:

If you are interested for a job in Frito-Lay Company, you can apply for the truck driver job by directly going to the company location or else you can apply through their official website

http://www.fritolay.com/careers

Company Standing:

Employee reviews suggest that Frito-Lay is a good place to start the career. 61% of employees are willing to recommend the company to their friends and 72% approve of the CEO, Tom Greco.

Pros of working in the company are

  • Attractive employee benefits
  • Great company to build a resume, network and learn the fundamentals.

And the cons include

  • Career advancement will be tough
  • Lack of innovation in IT and lack of acceptance to change by top management

Frito-Lay truck driver – Sample resume:

Let us take a look at the sample resume of truck driver

KEY QUALIFICATIONS
• Over 6 years’ experience of driving heavy vehicles
• Valid CDL A driver’s license
• An Excellent driving record

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Earned the most responsible driver award in 2012
  • Enhanced overall customer satisfaction by 20% through timely and safe deliveries

DRIVING EXPERIENCE

1. ABC Company, Houston, TX  

2012 to Present

Truck Driver – Responsibilities:

  • Load the truck with merchandise, packing the same carefully
  • Inspect the vehicle and keep track of fuel efficiency
  • Maintain records of stock delivery and accept payments if needed
  • Adhered to regulations and parking rules

2. XYZ Company, Houston, TX 

2007 to 2010

Delivery Driver Assistant – Responsibilities:

  • Assisted the driver in driving and GPS navigation, relieving him on long routes after every two hours
  • Loaded and unloaded the truck
  • Checked truck before departure
  • Cleaned and maintained vehicles
  • Served as back-up delivery driver

EDUCATION & LICENSURE

  • Higher School Certificate
  • CDL Class A Drivers License
  • Medical Examiner’s Certificate
  • Current DOT-certification

SKILLS SUMMARY

  • Possess excellent driving record and work history
  • Possess strong customer service orientation and problem solving skills