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US Foods is hiring for Freight Operator

Delivering products safely and efficiently to US Foods customers is the key responsibility of the Freight Operator. This entails adhering to the highest standards of customer service and safety, while ensuring the proper delivery of goods with accurate handling and transportation protocols...

Key Responsibilities:

Driving and Delivery:
• Drive a commercial vehicle of Class A type to deliver goods securely and efficiently to different customer sites.
• Follow the established delivery routes and schedules to ensure that deliveries are completed promptly.
• Ensure the precise delivery of orders by loading and unloading products from the truck.
• Take care when handling products to prevent any harm or deterioration.

Customer Service:
• Offer top-notch customer service by engaging with customers in a prompt and professional manner, promptly responding to inquiries and efficiently resolving issues.
• Ensure efficient communication with customers and internal teams about delivery timelines and any disruptions or hindrances to the expected timeline.

Safety and Compliance:
• Abiding by safety regulations and standards, which includes DOT regulations, is essential to ensuring a safe and secure work environment.
• Inspect the vehicle before and after driving to make sure it is in good working order and won't present any hazards on the road.
• Ensure that all deliveries are accurately recorded while also maintaining detailed logs of mileage and fuel consumption.

Operational Efficiency:
• Make use of handheld technologies to retrieve directional data and confirm parcel dispatches.
• Properly document all delivery paperwork to minimize errors and ensure efficient processing.

Team Collaboration:
• Establish a strong working relationship with dispatchers and the warehouse team to maximize delivery efficiency.
• Provide additional training to those who require it to ensure their driving skills are up to par.

Qualifications:

License and Experience:
• A spotless driving record and a valid CDL Class A are prerequisites.
• A minimum of one to two years of prior experience in commercial driving is preferred for this position.

Skills and Abilities:
• Having top-notch customer service and communication skills is of utmost importance in ensuring the satisfaction of the customers and establishing long-term relationships with them.
• It takes a certain level of proficiency to safely and effectively operate a commercial vehicle.
• Being physically fit to carry and relocate goods that can weigh as much as 50 pounds.

Knowledge:
• Having a grasp of the safety standards and regulations set forth by the DOT is crucial for ensuring the well-being of all individuals involved in transportation.
• Essential Knowledge for Using Electronic Logging Devices and Handheld Delivery Devices.

Working Conditions:
• Essentially, moving around, being subjected to different weather patterns.
• Engaging in consistent physical activity, including carrying, walking, and lifting, is essential for maintaining good health.

Benefits:
• A remuneration package that sets the organization apart as a desirable employer.
• Enjoy daily hometime with nearby driving routes.
• Attend training at no cost, have access to a pension scheme, and earn pay for overtime work.
• Health, dental, and vision insurance are the three primary pillars of comprehensive coverage that safeguard individuals against a range of medical conditions and emergencies.
• Retirement is a stage in life that requires substantial financial preparation, and for this reason, 401(k) plans are crucial savings vehicles.
• For many individuals who are working for a company, the idea of paid time off and holiday pay is an attractive perk.
• Employee remunerations and recognition of outstanding service.
• The organization is committed to helping its employees advance their careers and offers a multitude of opportunities for growth and development.

The US Foods Advantage: As an organization, US Foods believes in offering products and services that are designed to facilitate the growth and success of operators around the country. This is why the company places great emphasis on recruiting and retaining the best drivers in the industry, who are committed to providing reliable, efficient and friendly services to customers both on and off the road. Additionally, US Foods strives to provide a supportive work environment that promotes safety and excellence, while offering numerous opportunities for career advancement
Macungie PA United States

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