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Cooke Aquaculture Driver Training & Orientation Coordinator in Woodstock, New Brunswick

Cooke is a global seafood company with operations in North America, Europe, South America and Australia. Our company’s success is driven by our dynamic, highly skilled, and innovative management team, supported by dedicated employees who live in coastal communities and contribute to the local area’s economy and sense of community.

We are looking for a Driver Training & Orientation Coordinator to join our Connors Transfer team in Woodstock, NB. This position is required to facilitate orientation training for new drivers joining our team, perform driver evaluations for driver candidates, which includes on-the-road evaluations, pre-trip & post-trip inspection reviews and overall professional driver assessments, and work collaboratively with the recruitment team members, safety team members, and operations team members.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the full driver orientation process, including working with different department team members to ensure an efficient and effective on-boarding experience for new drivers.

  • Ensure compliance during training via observations and evaluations, and communicate any issues promptly to appropriate recruitment, safety, and management team members.

  • Complete on-the-road driving evaluations, as well as pre-trip and post-trip inspection evaluations.

  • Review road evaluations with the recruiter and safety team member to collaboratively determine next step as well as input driver evaluations into their respective dashboard.

  • Overseeing the fuel consumption program, including discussions with individual drivers where improvement plans are required.

  • Liaise with the maintenance team members to maximize efficiency in getting new drivers into tractors once their orientation is completed.

  • Provide direction and guidance to drivers to ensure on-time service requirements are met or exceeded.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of new procedures as required to increase efficiencies within their scope of work.

  • Assist other Operations Team members as required.

Job Requirements

  • Class 1 or AZ License.

  • Must have a clean driver’s abstract.

  • More than 2 Years in Driver Training Experience would be considered an asset.

  • Strong knowledge of North American trucking regulations and geography.

  • Strong knowledge of ELD / HOS regulations and laws.

  • Must maintain a positive and approachable attitude.

  • Strong understanding of dispatch operations in the transportation industry.

  • Ability to work as part of a team.

  • Travel is required between office locations.

  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

  • Excellent communication and organization skills.

Cooke offers full-time year-round employment, competitive rates and a competitive benefits package which includes health and dental as well as a company matched pension.

The Opportunity

The role description is just one part of the story. This is an opportunity to grow, to stretch, to work within the parameters of the role but stretch to your fullest potential. We are a team that counts performance, we reward contribution, and we recognize talent. It is about being at the center of the fastest growing company in Atlantic Canada and knowing you are part of that growth. The ability to bring your passion for learning, desire for growth, and energy for moving your career forward is what we offer.

The Why

Why Cooke? Simple - because we are a company that rewards initiative, resourcefulness, and work ethic. We will champion your growth and provide you with the platform to create your path, your career, and your future.

NOTE: The recruiter is reviewing and interviewing eligible applicants for this position as they are received. If you are interested in this posting, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.