The Yard Jockey is responsible for the movement and management of trucks within the distribution facility.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Properly assists drivers; checks loads
Correctly confirms safe operational condition of vehicles and/or equipment before and after use
Ensures vehicles and/or equipment are fueled
Conducts yard inventory, equipment and seal inspections
Works with dispatch and warehouse staff regarding communicating, sequencing and movement coordination
Safely operates material handling equipment to load or unload materials and ensure proper closure of the trailer as necessary
Maintains a safe and clean work environment
Regular and consistent attendance and punctuality are job requirements
Regular and consistent attendance and punctuality are a job requirements
Ability to get along with others and non-violence is a job requirement to consistently promote a positive team environment
Assist other employees in the performance of their assigned duties when necessary
High School diploma or equivalent preferred
Six months related experience required
Valid drivers license required, Class A Commercial Drivers License may be required
Current DOT Medical card may be required
May require material handling certification
Physical Demands/Work Environment
May be requird to lift, carry, push, and pull items weighing up to 70 pounds. A full range of body motion is required on the job to include frequent sitting, bending, stooping, crouching, lifting carrying, grasping, pinching, feeling, walking standing, climbing, driving, pushing/pulling, handling, balancing reaching on all planes. Maybe be required to wear protective hard hat, reflective clothing, ear wear, eye wear, gloves, footwear or other required protective attire.
Be a Part of Something Meaningful!
Is there anything more rewarding than contributing to the health and well-being of others? At Preferred Meals, we are making a daily impact in the lives of students, seniors, and travelers through highly nutritious meals that meet and exceed USDA guidelines. Through a high quality component meal system, we provide schools, airlines, health care providers and more with a well-balanced menu of fresh and frozen foods, while helping them minimize waste and maximize their dollars. We reward our team members for their valuable contributions through competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits that include medical/dental/vision/life insurance, 401(k), flex spending accounts, and an Employee Assistance Programall in an environment that encourages personal and professional growth and rewards innovative thought. As part of the Elior North America family of companies we are small enough to care, big enough to make a difference! To be a part of something meaningful at Preferred, submit your resume.
INTERESTED EMPLOYEES SHOULD COMPLETE AN INTERNAL POSTING APPLICATION FORM (copies may be obtained from manager). FORMS SHOULD INCLUDE A COPY OF A CURRENT RESUME OUTLINING COMPLETE WORK HISTORY.
COMPLETED FORMS SHOULD BE RETURNED TO YOUR MANAGER.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Women/Individual with Disabilities/Protected Veteran Employer
Brand: Preferred Meals Food Service Management
Address: 5240 St. Charles Road Berkeley, IL - 60163
Property Description: PM-Berkeley Manufacturing
Property Number: P3110