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YARD JOCKEY - CDL

Company: HP Hood
Location: Portland
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Are you a self-driven person looking to advance your career as a high-impact player on a team? If so, we have an exciting challenge for you and your future! HP Hood's culture is built on value commitments to innovation, quality, results, integrity, community, people, and collaboration that fosters a strong employee engagement, teamwork, safety and wellness.We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, wellness programs, tuition reimbursement, employee discount programs, 401k matches and more. Founded in 1846, today HP Hood is one of the largest and most trusted food and beverage manufacturers in the United States. Our portfolio of national and super-regional brands and licensed products includes Hood, Heluva Good, Lactaid, Blue Diamond Almond Breeze, Planet Oat, Hershey's Milk & Milkshakes and more.
As a member of the HP Hood team also you'll enjoy:
Stable work environment--- Health Savings and Flexible spending accounts offered--- Company paid life, AD&D, STD and LTD insurance--- Paid sick days--- 10 paid holidays--- Paid Vacation after 6 months--- Profit sharing--- Biannual incentives and attendance bonus--- Free Employee Assistance Programs--- Scholarships--- Multiple events and activities--- Referral Bonus--- And more!
Job Summary:The Yard Jockey position has a variety of different assignments which are assigned based on the training level of the employee and business needs in support of achieving the goals of the Portland, ME Warehouse. This job description is meant to serve as an outline of the duties and responsibilities that a Yard Jockey may be required to perform during the course of their workday but is not all inclusive of the Yard Jockey responsibilities.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:--- Drive trucks and trailers back and forth from our offsite storage to the manufacturing facility for loading, checking for product safety, while complying with all safety guidelines.--- Complete a walk-around safety check of all vehicles to include wheels, doors, reefer unit on/off, load bars, etc.--- Truck, once full, is parked and switched on, plugged in and operational to maintain product integrity.--- Review load sheets for delivery routes and verify correct product(s) and amounts are loaded to assigned trailers.--- Rotate product in warehouse to ensure that the correct coded product is shipped to eliminate waste and minimize returns. --- Continuously check for and remove damaged goods to ensure that only quality product is being shipped to customers.--- Load each product according to assigned specification/diagram safely using a variety of motorized equipment such as pushers, squeeze trucks, fork trucks and pallet jacks. Ensure that the proper load bars are in place and the loads are evenly distributed.--- Send loads that are accurate while maintaining a pace that is efficient.--- Accurately identify, select/pick inventory for loading and staging based on customer load sheets. This process may involve "picking" corrugated and un-corrugated product (up to 45 lbs.) from shelves, pushing/pulling of 7' high cases of products (up to 200 lbs.) and other packaged and un-packaged product. Process also includes placing products on wheeled racks 5 -- feet high and moving throughout warehouse.--- Unload trucks/trailers using a hook or pallet jack. Physical labor involved in this activity varies, but can involve pushing/pulling 7 high milk cases (up to 200 lbs.) and metal racks (800 lbs.).--- Pull empty and full milk cases stacked 7 high (up to 200 lbs.) with repetition.--- Manually remove product from conveyor system, then package and/or stage in an efficient manner to maintain production flow requirements.--- Dispose of returned product by manually dumping into disposal system using repetitive motion.--- Wash trailers/trucks after unloading empty cases.--- Work in a cooperative manner with managers, supervisors and peers.Education and Experience: --- GED or High School Diploma.--- Reading & writing proficiency (English language) and ability to identify colors.--- Basic math skills.--- Ability to work well as part of a team.--- Good communication skills.--- Multi-tasked Individual.--- Ability to work independently with little supervision.--- Experience driving commercial vehicles and a CDL.Skills and Competencies:--- Follow all company safety policies and procedures.--- Execute assigned duties with minimal supervision.--- Available for required overtime to support business needs and/or critical situations.--- Perform assigned duties satisfactorily and in a timely manner.--- Perform assigned duties following "Good Manufacturing Practices."--- Actively participate in special teams representing the warehouse department.--- Maintain a clean & safe work environment.--- Perform all other related duties as assigned.Other Information/Physical Requirements:--- Ability to move at a quick pace.--- Standing: Long periods (up to 8 hours).--- Sitting: when assigned to operate vehicles, fork-lifts or similar equipment.--- Walking: Frequently.--- Bending, Twisting & Stretching: Frequently.--- Lifting: Heavy (50 lbs.): occasionally.--- Carrying: Heavy (40-60 lbs.): occasionally.--- Pushing/Pulling: up to approximately 200 lbs. drag weight without assistance: frequently and wheeled weight up to approximately 800 lbs.: occasionally.--- Environment: Refrigerated and non-refrigerator areas with temperature variations from 34 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit.HP Hood is an Equal Opportunity Employer Female/Minority/Veteran/Disabled"VERVRAA Federal Contractor"Schedule: Wed 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM, Thurs 6:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Fri 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM, Sat 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM. OFF on Sun, Mon, Tues.Comp: $34.37 - $36.40/hr.

Keywords: HP Hood, Portland , YARD JOCKEY - CDL, Professions , Portland, Maine

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