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Truck Driver, Class A CDL

Company: UNFI
Location: Pompano Beach
Posted on: July 2, 2024

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 Marketsand 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.Competitive Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K & VacationGrowth and professional development opportunities.Recognition for great work, company events and picnics, and much more.Full-time employment opportunityPosition Purpose:Responsible for delivering products to customers. Loads and unloads the truck in a safe and timely manner according to UNFI procedures. Minimizes delays and reports problems. Picks up supplies and back-hauls from vendors.Essential Functions & Basic Duties:Performs pre and post trip inspections of vehicle utilizing knowledge of safe and effective loading and handling procedures. Reviews paperwork for completeness and accuracy. Checks orders for correct number of boxes, correct addresses, and support documentation.Completes time cards, enters trip data into on-board computer and completes paper logs if necessary. Complies with FMCSA regulations.Delivers and unloads products utilizing equipment including tractor trailer, ramps, lift gates, pallet jacks, load bars and other devices which assist delivery. Verifies piece count, leaves the appropriate paperwork and secures the required signatures and store stamps (when applicable) on delivery documents.Operates vehicle safely within UNFI guidelines minimizing accidents, traffic violations and complaints from the public.Reports any accident immediately to the Transportation Manager/Department.Keeps vehicles well maintained, safe, and secure. Reports any defects promptly using DCVR form.Picks up supplies and back hauls from vendors. Completes related paperwork.Addresses and resolves customer problems as appropriate.Attends mandatory drivers meetings, training or administrative sessions as required.Maintains the Company s professional reputation to customers, the public and company employees. Projects professional image by dressing in company provided clothingAssumes other related duties as required or assigned.Performance Measurements:Customer orders arrive in quality condition and correspond precisely to customer orders.Professional communication exists with customers and vendors.Driving and loading functions are performed according to Company standards and safety regulations.Delivery schedules are precisely met. Delays are minimized.Vehicles are clean and well maintained.Good communication and coordination exist with area staff, related departments, customers, and vendors. Management is well informed.Qualifications:EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.Valid medical card as prescribed by the Federal Motor Carrier Administration and a valid state specific Commercial Drivers License, Class A.Ability to pass a written exam and road test.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:Basic knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) laws and mandates.Understanding of UNFI's safety standards.EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:Prefer minimum of one year verified experience operating a tractor trailer.Must be 21 years of age.SKILLS/ABILITIES:Good written and verbal communication skillsGood math skills Solid understanding of receiving and shipping functionsGood time management skillsStrong computer skillsAll 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.

Keywords: UNFI, Pompano Beach , Truck Driver, Class A CDL, Professions , Pompano Beach, Florida

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