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CDL-A Truck Driver- Ridgefield, WA

Company: UNFI
Location: Ridgefield
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

UNFI is a critical link in North America s food supply chain. Join our growing Distribution Center 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, what are you waiting for!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 a tractor-trailer, ramps, lift gates, pallet jacks, load bars, and other devices which assist deliveryOperating vehicle safely within UNFI guidelines minimizing accidents, traffic violations, and complaints from the publicReporting any accident immediately to the Transportation Manager/DepartmentKeeping vehicles well maintained, safe, and secure, reporting any defects promptly using DCVR formPicking up supplies and back hauls from vendors while completing related paperworkAddressing and resolving customer problems as appropriateEnsuring customer orders arrive in quality condition and correspond precisely to the initial orderWho should apply?Education/Certification:Current Commercial Driver s License, Class AAbility to pass a road testRequired skills and experience:Prefer minimum of one year verified experience operating a tractor trailerMust be 21 years of ageBasic knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) law and mandatesUnderstanding of UNFI s safety standardsExceptional written and verbal communication skillsSolid understanding of shipping and receiving functionsGood time management 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, Portland , CDL-A Truck Driver- Ridgefield, WA, Professions , Ridgefield, Oregon

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