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Yard Jockey

Company: UNFI
Location: Schnecksville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Join our team and immediately become part of the largest distributor of conventional, natural, organic and specialty products in the United States and Canada. We serve over 43,000 customer locations with 200,000 different products. Our Warehouse associates 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 Distribution team today.

  • $19.25/hr OT after 40 hours.
  • Competitive Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K & Vacation
  • Growth and professional development opportunities.
  • Recognition for great work, company events and picnics, and much more.
  • Full-time employment opportunity
    Position Purpose:

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

    Essential Functions & 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, age, 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
                Compensation
                • Pay Rate: 19.25

Keywords: UNFI, Allentown , Yard Jockey, Other , Schnecksville, Pennsylvania

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