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Class A CDL Driver

Charlotte, North Carolina
Transportation


Job Description

Company: SYGMA Carolina
Location: US-NC-Charlotte
Zip Code: 28269
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 0-1
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0

 

More information about this job:

 

Safely and efficiently transports product from the warehouse to various customers and properly unloads the product according to customer invoices.

 

OVERVIEW:
At Sysco, we offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We are looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why good things really do come from Sysco.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES

 

  • Safely transports product from the warehouse to the customer(s) and ensures product is delivered on a timely basis.  Maintain an adequate level of fuel in the vehicle.  Report any equipment discrepancies to the manager for immediate action.
  • Unload product according to customer specifications.
  • Ensures all logs and trip reports are completed accurately and submitted on a timely basis according to DOT and company standards.
  • Ensures all invoices are turned in daily and any adjustments are completed correctly.  Report all damages and shortages promptly.
  • Develop and establish good relationships with the customers by providing excellent and courteous service.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management.

 

ADDITIONAL DUTIES THAT MAY BE ASSIGNED

 

  • Ensure complete and accurate reporting, this may require the utilization of the onboard Tripmaster computer system.
  • Ensure all vehicle equipment maintenance reports are properly verified and completed for all pre-trip / post-trip inspections.
  • Safely transports product picked up via backhauls and line hauls and ensures picked up is correct and is delivered on a timely basis

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

 

High school diploma/GED plus 1 year of tractor trailer driving experience preferred.  Completion of a tractor trailer driving school will be accepted instead of, or in addition to a high school diploma. 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

Work is medium to heavy in nature. Half the day is       spent driving a tractor/trailer unit.  You must be able to climb in and out of trailer and tractor for an average of 15-28 hours per run, the average run is 21 hours, 3 times per week.  Safely lift up to 50 lb. boxes continuously, lift up to 100 lb. boxes occasionally, average 700cases/4100Lbs per run and move product with a 2-wheel handcart down a ramp and into the stores freezers, coolers and store.  The job requires continuous walking, stepping up and down, bending, standing, pushing, pulling, climbing, rasping, and lifting overhead.  Sitting required in truck in-between stops and to and from the first and last stop.  You must be able to communicate clearly to customers.

 

MENTAL/VISUAL DEMANDS

 

You must be able to read at a distance close to the eyes and at arms length with or without correction. Driving requires distance vision. You must be constantly alert while driving. In addition you must be able to perform manual task, hear, walk, stand, sit, reach, lift, bend, speak and interact with others.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

Activities occur both inside (protection from weather conditions but not temperature changes) and outside. Position is subject to various road, mechanical and electrical hazards. Employee is subjected to extreme outside cold/damp conditions.

 

EQUIPMENT OPERATED

 

3 axle tractor, 45' - 48' trailer, straight truck, CADEC/XATA or on board computer, key pad and a 2 wheel hand cart.

 

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION

 

CDL License (appropriate class for equipment being driven)

 

 

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: 79729