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US Foods Yard Jockey Non-CDL in Rock Hill, South Carolina


Join Our Community of Food People!

We help you make it! US FOODS® is one of the largest food distributors with a culture and history of promotion from within, excellent training programs, and a continuous improvement focus. 

We are looking for a Yard Jockey who relishes the chance to push their potential, grow and reap the rewards of joining the US FOODS® family.

US FOODS® has a lot to offer:  

  • US FOODS® is the company built on YOU Matter, where your hard work is rewarded 

  • We are committed to compensation, and benefits that respect, and reward our employees for their dedication and hard work 

  • Paid Training AND Paid Overtime 

  • Service recognition and employee rewards

  • Excellent Leadership 

BENEFITS START DAY ONE: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) Plan, and Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) life insurance and paid parental leave. Check out our Benefits by clicking on the link Health Plan Identifier (benefitspricing.com)  

Main Ingredients of the Job!

As a US FOODS® Yard Jockey you will be critical to the US FOODS® team. You will be responsible for moving trailers to and from dock doors based on instructions from supervisors or the shipping office while following all regulatory and company safety standards, policies, and procedures. Always ensure cleanliness and adequate fueling of trailers. Our Yard Jockey associates start at $22.29 per hour.

Schedule: Monday- Friday - 11am to 7:30 pm with the flexibility to support other switching duties as needed

  • Communicate with Dispatcher/Router for truck/trailer and door assignments.  

  • Stage shuttle trailers nightly for shuttle drivers 

  • Set up trailers for backhaul with tractor and empty pallets. 

  • Keep assigned equipment coupled  

  • Load, unload, or merge loads between environments 

  • Place backhauls in the correct door to be unloaded by the warehouse 

  • Make sure all equipment is paired and ready for the next day's deliveries 

  • Work with mechanics nightly 

Great Yard Jockeys are crucial to the US FOODS® team and one of the important faces of our organization. Our Yard Jockeys strive for integrity and reliability while building trusting relationships with team members.

What you bring to the table

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Must have a valid driver's license issued by the state of residence

  • Minimum of six months non-CDL commercial driving experience preferred

  • Ability to operate manual transmission preferred; may be required in specific locations

  • Must be able to pass DOT physical.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

Your efforts as a Yard Jockey are the foundation that defines US FOODS® success based on our pillars of cultural beliefs, work ethic, collaborative spirit, and service.


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US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.

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US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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US Foods is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the interview process or to perform essential job functions, please contact our US Foods Application Accommodation Line at 855-873-2468. You will be prompted to leave a message. Please state the specifics of the assistance needed and your contact information. A member of our HR department will return your call within two business days.