Distribution Yard Jockey - #495458

Butterball


Date: 10/14/2021 16:00 PM

City: Mount Olive, North Carolina

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Job Summary:



Responsible for transporting and relocating gasoline or diesel powered tractor trailer from base to established destination(s).



Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:



  • Transporting trailers at predetermined docks/ yards


  • Fueling tractor and trailer(s) upon return to base and unhooking trailer(s) at specified location


  • Coordinating with 1st Processing management on equipment prioritization and utilization


  • Inspecting Yard Dog and Trailer for defects before and after shift and submit report indicating their condition


  • Ensuring processes have been followed and verify adequate use of load locks, straps, and bulkheads


  • Monitoring fuel use and adjust reefer unit's fuel level and temperature, as needed


  • Communicating with management on potential issues that arise


  • Ensuring all functions are completed in accordance with Company standards and procedures, including quality standards and safety regulations


Additional Responsibilities:



  • Other duties as assigned by 1st Processing Management


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:



  • Knowledge of Yard Dog driving requirements preferred


  • Strong Interpersonal, communication and organizational skills


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Ability to work with minimal supervision


  • Ability to work cross-functionally and within a team based environment


  • Utilize safe driving skills and ability to drive large tractor trailers


  • Ability to work nights, weekends, holidays and extended shift hours


Education & Experience:



  • High school diploma or equivalent required


  • Commercial Driver License or Driving Experience Required


  • Prior yard jockey experience preferred


  • Manufacturing and/or Poultry Industry experience a plus

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