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Truck Driver CDL A

Company: UNFI
Location: Scappoose
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

UNFI is a critical link in North America's food supply chain. Join our growing Centralia Distribution Center leadership team and immediately become part of the largest distributor of conventional, natural, organic, and specialty products in the United States and Canada. Are you ready to make an impact on the lives of others and feel good about what you do? Apply now!

We offer an $8,000 Sign-On Bonus!!

Job Overview:

As a Class A CDL Driver for UNFI, you will support the Ridgefield Distribution Center by delivering palletized products to corporate and independent retail stores. The essential functions and basic duties of the CDL Driver are to perform pre and post-trip inspection of their vehicle utilizing knowledge of safe and effective loading and handling procedures. As a Delivery Driver, you are also responsible for delivering and unloading products, reviewing paperwork for completeness and accuracy, checking orders for the correct number of boxes, correcting addresses and support documentation, completing time cards, entering trip data into on-board computer, and completing paper logs if necessary.

Here is what you will be doing:

  • Delivering and unloading products utilizing equipment, including tractor-trailer, ramps, lift gates, pallet jacks, load bars, and other devices which assist delivery
  • Operating vehicle safely within UNFI guidelines minimizing accidents, traffic violations, and complaints from the public
  • Reporting any accident immediately to the Transportation Manager/Department
  • Keeping vehicles well maintained, safe, and secure, reporting any defects promptly using DCVR form
  • Picking up supplies and back hauls from vendors while completing related paperwork
  • Addressing and resolving customer problems as appropriate
  • Ensuring customer orders arrive in quality condition and correspond precisely to the initial order

    Who should apply?

    • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
    • Valid medical card as prescribed by the Federal Motor Carrier Administration and a valid state specific Commercial Driver's License, Class A
    • Ability to pass a written exam and road test

      Required skills and experience:
      • Prefer minimum of one year verified experience operating a tractor trailer
      • Must be 21 years of age
      • Basic knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) law and mandates
      • Understanding of UNFI's safety standards
      • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
      • Solid understanding of shipping and receiving functions
      • Good time management skills
      • Strong computer skills

        All 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.

        Additional Information
        • Schedule: Full-time Associated topics: cdl a, choferes clase a, company driver team, company driving team, company owner, company truck driving, conductores clase a, dedicated truck driver, dedicated truck driving, tanker

Keywords: UNFI, Portland , Truck Driver CDL A, Professions , Scappoose, Oregon

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