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Yard Jockey

Company: US Foods
Location: Alcoa
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

ARE YOU A CURRENT US FOODS EMPLOYEE? PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY THROUGH OUR INTERNAL WORKDAY CAREER SITE. Join Our Community of Food People! Schedule -- Monday thru Friday; 7/8 pm - 5amBECOME A US FOODS® DRIVER!Ready to build a career with a company that's leading the food service industry?We help YOU make it! Benefits medical, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, strong safety culture, and much more! Excellent local leadership. US Foods is one of the largest food distributors with a culture and history of promoting from within, excellent training programs,, and a continuous improvement focus. Main Ingredients of the Job Communicate with Dispatcher/Router for truck/trailer and door assignmentsKeep assigned equipment coupledMove trailers between buildings as directed by Router or Warehouse SupervisorLoad, unload, or merge loads between environmentsStage shuttle trailers nightly for shuttle driversSet up trailers for backhaul with tractor and empty palletsPlace backhauls in the correct door to be unloaded by the warehouseMake sure all equipment is paired and ready for the next day's deliveries.Work with mechanics nightlyMust attend all required company meetings.All other duties as assigned.Physical RequirementsAbility to lift/carry/push/pull 20 to 80+ lbs. of product repetitively during each shift requiredComfortable driving and working in inclement weather conditionsWhat You Bring to the TableMust be at least 21 years of ageMust have a valid driver's license issued by the state of residenceMinimum of six months of Non-CDL commercial driving experience preferredAbility to operate manual transmission preferred; may be required in specific locationsMust be able to pass DOT physical.Must be able to read and communicate in the English language - able to hold a conversation, understand highway traffic signs and signals, respond to official inquiries, and enter information on reports and records .Why US FoodsAt US Foods, we're committed to our mission of GREAT FOOD. MADE EASY™ -- providing food products that keep operators ahead of customer demand and services that help them run their operations.Great drivers are crucial to the US Foods® team and one of the important faces of our organization. On and off the road, our drivers strive for integrity and reliability, while building trusting relationships with customers.At the foundation of those efforts are our cultural beliefs, the pillars that define our work ethic, collaborative spirit, and service. Together we help our customers make it, but we also believe in helping our drivers make it!We are committed to compensation and benefits that respect and reward our employees for their dedication and hard work.* Registeringwith the FMCSA Clearinghouse is a requirement by the Department of Transportation. All Drivers are required to the Clearinghouse website and register to the new database. The Clearinghouse is a secure online database that provides real-time information about commercial driver's license (CDL) and commercial learner's permit (CLP) holders' drug and alcohol program violations. If you have not registered to the FMCSA database, please note registration is required. Please visit and click GO to login. If you are able to log into login, but are having trouble with the Clearinghouse registration, see "Clearinghouse Help" field on the clearinghouse page. ***EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status***

Keywords: US Foods, Knoxville , Yard Jockey, Other , Alcoa, Tennessee

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