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Posted August 28th

Local Union Driver - CDL A

West Sacramento, California

Employer

UNFI

Industry

Distributor

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Posted August 28th

Local Union Driver - CDL A

West Sacramento, California

Function

Operations

Experience

Other

Type

Full Time

As a company critical to the needs of everyday people, we are remaining open despite the ongoing situation with COVID-19 and are looking to hire people just like YOU to help keep America fed and stocked with supplies.



  • $2,000 Sign On Bonus + Annual Opportunity For 60k-70k+
  • Safety bonuses and Pension
  • Starting pay of $20.50 with yearly increases up to $26.70


Benefits

UNFI takes great care of our employees, so we want our benefits to work for you!

Great work-life balance, pay & conditions

Drive for UNFI- the best route delivery job there is!
  • Comprehensive benefits including Pension, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability, and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Annual safety incentive programs
  • Local and regional route options
  • 90% of deliveries are dock stops
  • 4 or 5 day dispatch cycles
  • Short replacement cycles for our state-of-the-art fleet
  • On-board satellite communications with paperless logs and trip reports
  • Private transportation company, not for hire

UNFI is seeking motivated individuals to fill our Driver careers. CDL- Class A Truck Drivers are needed for our growing company!

If you enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today. Our Truck Drivers are responsible for delivering products to customers, loading and unloading the truck in a safe and timely manner according to UNFI procedures, minimizing delays and reporting problems, and picking up supplies and back-hauls from vendors.

Job Responsibilities

The essential functions and basic duties of the CDL Driver are to perform pre and post trip inspection of their vehicle utilizing knowledge of safe and effective loading and handling procedures. As a Delivery Driver, you are also responsible for delivering and unloading products, reviewing paperwork for completeness and accuracy, checking orders for correct number of boxes, correcting addresses and support documentation, completing time cards, entering trip data into on-board computer, and completing paper logs if necessary.

Additional Functions Include:
  • 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

As a Delivery Driver, you must have solid understanding of receiving and shipping functions and display good time management, computer, and math skills. It is also important that you have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Our successful drivers require specific certifications, knowledge, and experience as outlined below:
  • 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
West Sacramento, California