US Foods Yard Jockey in Tracy, California
ARE YOU A CURRENT US FOODS EMPLOYEE? PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY THROUGH OUR INTERNAL WORKDAY CAREER SITE.
Join Our Community of Food People!
We help you make it! US FOODS® is one of the largest food distributors with 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:
A competitive pay rate starting at $27.00, increasing to $29.00 after the completion of a 90-day probation.
Benefits starting on day one, including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), life insurance, and paid parental leave.
Guaranteed minimum of 40 hours per week.
Fuel card, CLC card, and uniforms provided.
Paid training and overtime.
Service recognition and employee rewards.
- Choose between a 5-day or a 4-day work schedule.
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 responsible for the following:
Safely drive to customers, meeting customer delivery times.
Safely unload products from the trailer with an electric pallet jack and two-wheeler into customer-designated staging areas.
Ability to repetitively lift/carry/push/pull 20 to 80+ lbs. of product during each shift.
Verify accuracy of delivery with customers and obtain proper signatures using a POD scanner.
Comfortable driving and working in inclement weather conditions with frequent stops.
Professionally and safely perform all driving duties as required by the US Foods Driver Safety Policy.
Communicate with Dispatcher/Router for tractor/trailer and door assignments.
Keep assigned equipment coupled.
Ensure all equipment is paired and staged for delivery drivers.
Stage shuttle trailers for shuttle drivers.
Set up trailers for backhaul with tractor and empty pallets.
Place backhauls in the correct door to be unloaded by the warehouse.
Ensure all trailers are set to the required reefer temperature.
Daily communication with repair vendors/fuel company.
Various warehouse functions of loading and unloading of trailers.
Start time may vary depending on scheduled Hot Shot deliveries. (Typical start time would be 11:00 AM).
Weekend work is required.
One-to-two-day layovers may be required as business dictates.
Daily communication with repair vendors/fuel company.
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 valid CDL A issued by the state of legal residence with necessary endorsements and DOT (Department of Transportation) qualified.
Minimum of six months of commercial driving experience preferred
Register to the FMCSA Clearinghouse*
Ability to operate manual transmission preferred; may be required in specific locations
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.
The following information is provided in accordance with certain state and local laws. Compensation depends on experience, geographic locations, and other factors permitted by law. The expected compensation for this role is between $29 - $32.41. Benefits for this role include health insurance, pre-tax spending accounts, retirement benefits, paid time off, short-term and long-term disability, employee stock purchase plan, and life insurance. To review available benefits, please click here: https://www.usfoods.com/careers/benefits.html .
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*Registering to the FMCSA Clearinghouse is a requirement by the Department of Transportation. All Truck Drivers must visit the Clearinghouse website and register to the new database. The Clearinghouse is a secure online database that provides real-time information about commercial driver’s license (CDL) and commercial learner’s permit (CLP) holders’ drug and alcohol program violations. If you have not registered to the FMCSA database, please note registration is required. Please visit https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov/register _and click GO to login. If you can log into login, but are having trouble with the Clearinghouse registration, see “Clearinghouse Help” field on the clearinghouse page. _
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Why US Foods
At US Foods, we’re committed to our mission of GREAT FOOD. MADE EASY™ -- providing food products that keep operators ahead of customer demand and services that help them run their operations.
Great drivers are crucial to the US Foods® team and one of the important faces of our organization. On and off the road, our drivers strive for integrity and reliability, while building trusting relationships with customers.
At the foundation of those efforts are our cultural beliefs, the pillars that define our work ethic, collaborative spirit and service. Together we help our customers make it, but we also believe in helping our drivers make it!
We are committed to compensation and benefits that respect and reward our employees for their dedication and hard work.
* Registering to the FMCSA Clearinghouse is a requirement by the Department of Transportation. All Drivers are required to the Clearinghouse website and register to the new database. The Clearinghouse is a secure online database that provides real-time information about commercial driver’s license (CDL) and commercial learner’s permit (CLP) holders’ drug and alcohol program violations. If you have not registered to the FMCSA database, please note registration is required. Please visit https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov/register and click GO to login. If you are able to log into login, but are having trouble with the Clearinghouse registration, see “Clearinghouse Help” field on the clearinghouse page.
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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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