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Posted July 1st

Yard Driver - Non- Licensed - Lancaster, TX

Lancaster, Texas

Employer

UNFI

Industry

Distributor

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Posted July 1st

Yard Driver - Non- Licensed - Lancaster, TX

Lancaster, Texas

Function

Supply Chain/Logistics

Experience

Other

Type

Full Time

POSITION PURPOSE: Responsible for moving tractors and trailers on the premises, starting refrigeration units, preparing trucks for deliveries.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES:

  • Sets tractor trailer combinations for loading product scheduled for delivery.
  • Starts refrigeration units; checks units periodically.
  • Pulls loaded trailers away from dock and secures trailer doors.
  • Coordinates loading schedules with warehouse supervisors.
  • Ensures trucks have received pre-trip inspection prior to driver departure.
  • Notifies drivers of potential late load situations.
  • Ensures returning trucks are refueled, if necessary.
  • Assists warehouse personnel with unloading/cleaning trailers.
  • Operates powered industrial equipment such as electric pallet jacks and forklifts, as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as necessary and required

QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.
  • Ability to pass a written exam and road test.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:

  • Understanding of related computer applications.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Prefer minimum of one year verified experience operating a tractor trailer.
  • Must be 21 years of age.

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Ability to speak, read and write English well.
  • Safe driving skills, ability to drive large tractor trailers and ability to use forklifts and related delivery equipment.
  • Ability to read maps and written directions.
  • Ability to pass a post-offer employment physical and drug test and subsequent enrollment in a random pool of drivers for drug and alcohol testing as required by law.
  • Strong Interpersonal, communication, organizational and customer service skills.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and supervisors.

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
Lancaster, Texas