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United Natural Foods Driver Delivery - CDL-A Required-Kenilworth, NJ in Montgomery, New York

Driver Delivery - CDL-A Required-Kenilworth, NJ

United States of America, New York, Montgomery

Driver

Post Date Sep 14, 2021

Requisition # 135770

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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 Markets and 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 & Vacation

  • Growth and professional development opportunities.

  • Recognition for great work, company events and picnics, and much more.

  • Full-time employment opportunity

Position 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‚Äôs professional reputation to customers, the public and company employees. Projects professional image by dressing in company provided clothing.

  • Assumes other related duties as required or assigned.

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 UNFIs 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 skills

  • Good math skills

  • Solid understanding of receiving and shipping 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
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