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Night Lift Operator/Yard Truck Operator

Jacksonville, Florida

Job Description

Company: Sysco International Food Group, Inc.
Location: US-FL-Jacksonville
Zip Code: 32209
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 0-1
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0


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At Sysco we understand that building a great company is just like creating a great product - you must have all the right ingredients. For us, those ingredients are the cultures, backgrounds, ideas, and experiences behind our diverse workforce that embody Sysco.  Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from the home.


As the export specialty division of Sysco, Sysco International Food Group, Inc. delivers the product selection, expertise, service and capabilities of the global leader in food service to the world. Every day, over 30 US based restaurant chains ranging from fine dining to quick service all rely on Sysco IFG to deliver their brand and unique customer experience to consumers in over 90 countries. 


We currently have an opening for a Night (3rd Shift) Forklift Operator/Yard Truck Operator. This position is primarily is to support inbound receiving.  Night Forklift Drivers are responsible for putting away all inbound freight.  This position will be responsible for operating a Yard Truck to move containers into the right place as needed. 


This terrific opportunity is located at Sysco IFG's facility in Jacksonville, FL.




  • Accurately and efficiently using a Yard Truck to move containers and trailers to different doors as needed. 
  • Accurately putting away pallets of product received using direction from SWMS with a reach truck. 
  • Process transfers using SWMS. 
  • Follow PWM’S (Preferred Work Methods). 
  • Practice safe work methods at all times.



The Night (3rd Shift) Lift Operator/Yard Truck Operator must have a High School Diploma or its equivalent, effectively communicate (including reading, writing, and speaking) in English, and have solid math skills.


The Night Lift Operator/Yard Truck Operator must be able to:

  • Safely lift up to 75 lbs. occasionally.
  • Read at a distance close to eyes and at arm’s length, with or without correction. 
  • Stand for long periods of time, with frequent walking.   
  • Experience with regular use of a Reach Truck is preferred.


The work load can vary significantly.  Associates in this role must have the flexibility to work shifts that may include long hours and have varying shift start and end times.


****Hazardous conditions may exist, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, material handling equipment and exposure to dust.


**** Activities occur both inside (protected from weather conditions but not temperature changes and outside.  Employee is subjected to extreme cold during freezer work and extreme heat due to seasonal outside conditions.  Hazardous conditions may exist, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, exposure to dust, electrical current and working in high places.


****Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis without future employment sponsorship.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.


This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 65342