POSITION PURPOSE : Responsible for driving aUNFI vehicle safely and delivering products to customers. Loads and unloads thetruck in a safe and timely manner according to UNFI procedures.
Minimizesdelays 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.
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.
Keeps vehicles well maintained, safe, and secure. Reports any defects promptly to the Transportation Manager.
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.
Performs duties in accordance with HACCP and Safe Quality Food (SQF) policies and procedures appropriate for location.
Assumes other related duties as required orassigned.
QUALIFICATIONS : Experience :
Minimum one (1) year of experience operating a truck(s) similarin size to the truck(s) that will be driven in the role.
Clean driving abstract.
High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.
Possession of a valid AZ Class Driver’s license
Ability to pass a written exam and road test.
Must possess a valid and provincially appropriate driver’s license for the vehicle(s) being driven.
Knowledge of provincially specific transportation and driving laws and mandates.
Good written and verbal English communication skills.
Solid understanding of receiving and shipping functions.
Good time management skills.
Schedule : Full-time