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Company: Quirch Foods
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Essential duties and Responsibilities:

  • Verify the list of assigned tractors and trailers
  • Move tractor trailers in/out of doors and truck yard, as needed, in accordance to the list issued by supervisor
  • Ensure tractors and trailers are ready drive off: tractor and trailer must be hooked up, air lines connected, landing gear raised and trailer doors shut
  • Ensure all ramps inside the warehouse are working properly they should all open into the trailer (if ramp does not open, adjust trailers)
  • Ensure all Thermoking units are working properly by turning each unit on
  • Verify "Driver List"- ensure all tractors and trailers are in correct doors
  • Verify that all tractors and trailers are fueled; if any need fuel, ensure to fuel before the route goes out
  • Drive tractors/trailers to shop for service (when requested by supervisor)
  • Ensure all tractor keys are available before the route goes out
  • Ensure all Thermoking units are running throughout the night on trailers with merchandise
  • Ensure that all tractor and trailer lights are working properly, and replace any lights as needed
  • Report to supervisor any repairs needed that may be noticed during the shift
  • Communicate with night shift supervisor if a trailer needs to be changed due to size needed for the route
  • Report any changes made in tractor and/or trailer assignment from what is on the original "Driver List"
  • Inspect the general tractor and trailer cleanliness and report to supervisor if equipment is not in top condition
  • Ensure compliance with OSHA and other safety regulations ensuring cooperation with safety function
  • Ensure the reduction of financial loss related to damaged equipment
  • Ensure that there are doors open for warehouse receiving team for the following day
  • Assist night shift supervisor with any help needed
  • Important: before moving a trailer, be sure there is no one working inside or around the trailer. If the night shift warehouse is still working, be sure to notify night shift supervisor before moving a trailer from a dock door
  • Other duties as assigned Qualifications and Requirements:
    • Valid Class A Commercial Driver's License with a clean driving record
    • Must possess and be able to present a valid non-expired interstate Medical card
    • Must be able to lift, push and/or pull up to 100 pounds on a regular basis
    • Must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or walk; as well as sit for long periods of time
    • Must be able to effectively communicate in English within the context of the job and safety requirements
    • Must have basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide)
    • Must pass pre-employment testing (Drug Screen, Background Check)
    • Meets or exceeds minimum requirements established by Quirch Foods and FMCSR Benefits you will enjoy:
      • Comprehensive benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Plan, Disability Plan, Life insurance Plan
        • 401K savings Plan
        • Paid Holidays
        • Personal Time off
        • Employee Discounts

          Quirch Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants areconsidered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.

Keywords: Quirch Foods, Lakeland , YARD JOCKEY, Other , Lakeland, Florida

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