Driver
UNFI
St. Laurent, Quebec, Canada
1d ago

POSITION PURPOSE :

  • Responsible for driving a UNFI vehicle safely and 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 AND 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 Warehouse Manager.
  • Keeps vehicles well maintained, safe, and secure. Reports any defects promptly to the Warehouse 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 or assigned.
  • QUALIFICATIONS : EDUCATION / CERTIFICATION :

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.
  • 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.
  • EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :

  • Prefer minimum of 2-3 years verified experience operating a truck(s) similar in size to the truck(s) that will be driven in the role.
  • Clean driving abstract
  • REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE :

  • Knowledge of provincially specific transportation and driving laws and mandates.
  • SKILLS / ABILITIES :

  • Good written and verbal English communication skills
  • Good math skills
  • Solid understanding of receiving and shipping functions
  • Good time management skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Additional Information

  • Schedule : Full-time
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