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Yard Driver/CDL Driver 1st shift in Carrollton, TX at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 1/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/25/2018

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time

Location:

TX Carrollton

Job Type:

Supply Chain Logistics

Job Posting Title:

Yard Driver/CDL Driver 1st shift

Job Description:

SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for the safe driving of the hostler/yard truck, the transporting of trailers to and from the yard and dock doors, and is responsible for the monitoring of all refrigerated units on the grounds.  The Yard Driver will conduct periodic audits of the refrigerated trailers both on the yard and in dock doors.  The Yard will report all trailers on the yard at least twice per shift by conducting a yard audit.


General Summary: This position is responsible for the safe driving of the hostler/yard truck, the transporting of trailers to and from the yard and dock doors, and is responsible for the monitoring of all refrigerated units on the grounds.  The Yard Driver will conduct periodic audits of the refrigerated trailers both on the yard and in dock doors.  The Yard will report all trailers on the yard at least twice per shift by conducting a yard audit.


Position Description:

  • Safely and effectively operate the hostler/yard truck on the premises with little supervision.
  • Operate a walkie-talkie to make requested moves of trailers from door to yard or yard to door in a timely, safe and efficient manner.
  • Must be able to record the location of all trailers while on the premises and monitor the temperature of all refrigerated trailers.  The hostler/yard driver must report any refrigerated trailers with temperatures that rise above 36 degrees for over 30 minutes.
  • The yard driver/hostler must report any damage to trailers/tractors or company property immediately to the supervisor on duty in the warehouse .
  • The yard driver/hostler must report any malfunctions or problems with the yard truckers as soon as the problem is noticed.  The yard driver/hostler must report the problem to the warehouse supervisor on duty.
  • Driving a yard truck.
  • Move trailers into proper location
  • Perform 2 yard checks per shift
  • Clean the yard
  • Clean the trucks
  • Drive forklift
  • Clean the warehouse when asked
  • Maintain batteries for forklifts which includes watering, minor repairs, equalizing charge of batteries and cleaning batteries as well.

Education/Qualifications

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • Commercial Driver´s License (CDL)
  • Three years of driving experience with CDL license.
  • Ability to pass a DOT drug screen and physical
  • Must maintain valid CDL credentials as required by local, state or federal regulations
  • Must know and be able to follow all applicable safety rules and procedures in all
  • steps of the delivery process, in accordance with company, federal, and state
  • requirements.
  • Must be a team player willing to assume any role requested by warehouse management.
  • Must be trained and capable of operating forklift equipment if needed, often
  • transporting heavy and awkward loads.
  • Must be able to work outdoors, in hot and cold weather and occasionally in rain or
  • snow, and on uneven surfaces.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Having customer service skills

• Being self-motivated

• Having good communication skills

• Being able to work independently

• Having interpersonal skills

• Being responsible

• Having good knowledge of roads

• Being able to work under pressure

• Having good work ethic

• Being able to read customer orders and follow safety regulations.


Physical Demands

Ability to lift up to 50 lbs


THS is an EOE

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to disability-accommodations@treehousefoods.com. In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.


EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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