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Posted August 7th

CDL A Driver - Howell, NJ

Howell Township, New Jersey

Employer

UNFI

Industry

Distributor

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Posted August 7th

CDL A Driver - Howell, NJ

Howell Township, New Jersey

Function

Operations

Experience

Other

Type

Full Time

Join our team and immediately become part of the largest distributor of natural, organic and specialty products in the United States and Canada. We serve over 43,000 customer locations with 200,000 different products. Our Drivers supply thousands of consumers with better for you food that nourishes families nationwide. Our retailers range from small family owned stores to Wholefoods Markets and everything in between. Are you ready to make an impact on the lives of others and feel good about what you do? Join our growing Driver team today.

Overview:

As a Delivery Driver, your primarily responsible for delivering and unloading grocery products. Drivers also perform pre and post trip inspection of their vehicle utilizing knowledge of safe and effective loading and handling procedures.

Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
  • Complying with FMCSA regulations
  • Delivering and unloading products utilizing equipment, including tractor trailer, ramps, lift gates, pallet jacks, load bars, and other devices which assist delivery
  • Operating vehicle safely within UNFI guidelines minimizing accidents, traffic violations, and complaints from the public
  • Reporting any accident immediately to the Transportation Manager/Department
  • Keeping vehicles well maintained, safe, and secure; reporting any defects promptly using DCVR form
  • Picking up supplies and back hauls from vendors while completing related paperwork
  • Addressing and resolving customer problems as appropriate
  • Ensuring customer orders arrive in quality condition and correspond precisely to the initial order
  • Communicating professionally with customers and vendors

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Valid medical card as prescribed by the Federal Motor Carrier Administration and a valid state specific Commercial Driver's License (Class A and CDL Drivers require respective licensing)
  • Ability to pass a written exam and road test
  • Basic knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) law and mandates and understanding of UNFI's safety standards
  • Must be at least 21 years of age

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time
Location
Howell Township, New Jersey