SYGMA - Driver
Company: The SYGMA Network
Posted on: October 17, 2020
US3086 Sygma Columbus, a Division of The Sygma Network, Inc
Minimum Level of Education:
High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience:
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're looking for talented, hard-working individuals
to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco
is at the heart of food and service.
To serve our customers by safely and efficiently transporting
product from the warehouse by driving a tractor trailer to various
customers and properly delivering and unloading product according
to customer invoices and company standards.
- Safely transports product from the warehouse to the customer
location and ensures product is delivered on a timely basis,
according to assigned route.
- Unloads product from trailer, by hand or using hand cart down
ramps, stairs, or docks, in all weather conditions and places in
designated customer storage areas according to customer
specifications and company standards (e.g. handling product
according to preferred work methods, scanning product as it is
delivered into the store).
- Picks up, loads and unloads damaged goods and customer returns,
and transports products back to SYGMA warehouse.
- Ensures all paperwork is completed according to established
company and governmental guidelines (e.g. DOT electronic or manual
logs, inspections, company vehicle maintenance reports and pre and
post-trip reports are completed accurately and submitted on a
timely basis, ensures all invoices are accurate and turned in daily
and all damages and shortages are reported promptly).
- Ensures all food safety protocols are met according to
established guidelines (e.g. proper temperatures are maintained in
the delivery vehicle, product is inspected for visible damages
prior to delivery, product is delivered and stored to prevent cross
contamination) and maintains sanitary conditions in tractor and
trailer; assists with maintaining sanitary conditions in the
warehouse and yard.
- Follows preferred work methods at all times, and immediately
advises management team of any unsafe conditions.
- Maintains and safely operates all assigned equipment, including
but not limited to hand cart, pallets, load bars, SLS unit, and
personal protective equipment.
- Develops and establishes good relationships with customers by
providing excellent and courteous service with clear
- Communicates with management team regarding any deviations to
route, trailer or loading issues and/or customer or product
- Safely transports product picked up via backhauls and line
hauls and ensures picked up product is correct and is delivered on
a timely basis, according to established company standards.
- Works assigned schedule and works outside usual work schedule
as needed to meet customer needs; exhibits regular and predictable
attendance. Other duties as assigned by Management.
REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
- High school diploma/GED/equivalent degree, 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.
CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Valid Class A Commercial Driver's License. Must be insurable to
operate a vehicle as a condition of initial and continued
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of: DOT regulations; Hazmat guidelines; Safe lifting and
Skill in: driving over long distances, over a variety of terrains
and in varying weather conditions, communicating with customers;
solving problems; delivering product.
Ability to: drive a tractor-trailer unit both in the day and at
night in a variety of traffic and weather conditions and remain
alert and aware of surroundings; meet or exceed minimum
productivity levels established by the Company; handle hazardous
materials and food and restaurant items that are frozen, dry and
refrigerated; operate a 3 axle tractor, 45' - 48' trailer, straight
truck, on board computer, key pad and a 2 wheel hand cart; read,
write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and to
the safety regulations; perform basic math functions (e.g. add,
subtract, multiply, divide); effectively plan and organize work
activities independent of direct supervision; solve problems.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job.
- While performing the duties of this job, the associate is
regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The associate is
frequently required to lift, push, or move product that weighs up
to up to 50 pounds by hand and push/pull up to 350 pounds of
product with a 2-wheeled hand card down a ramp and into the
customer's storage areas; climb in and out of a tractor and
trailer; reach to stack and unstack pallets and hand cart; bend and
twist while loading and unloading product, and retrieving items
from trailer. Specific vision abilities required by this job
include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral
vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an associate encounters while performing
the essential functions of the job.
- While performing the duties of this job, the associate is
occasionally exposed to wet, hot, extreme cold and/or humid
conditions; and moving mechanical parts and may be required to work
in confined spaces. The associate usually works an overnight
schedule, including weekends, holidays, overtime, on-call and
starting at various times are required in order to successfully
meet customers' needs. The associate is occasionally exposed to
high, precarious places. The associate is occasionally exposed to
fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work
environment is usually moderate. Overtime hours, working weekends
and holidays, and starting at various start times are required in
order to successfully meet customers' needs.
NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general
nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this
job. This job description in no way states or implies that the
duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be
performed by the associate in this job. The associate will be
required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other
job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job description supersedes prior job descriptions. When duties
and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will
be reviewed and is subject to changes of business necessity.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United
We are 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
This opportunityis available through Sysco Corporation, its
subsidiaries and affiliates.
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