About Upper Lakes Foods

CDL-B Delivery Driver- Northfield, MN

SUMMARY:   The primary function of this position is to drive a tractor trailer, deliver customer orders to meet the scheduled customer times and maintain adequate productivity rate to meet delivery schedules. Unload various products (meat, produce, frozen foods, dry goods, supplies) from the trailer using a two-wheeler and place items in designated customer storage areas while providing excellent customer service.

CDL B holders will be assigned routes with CDL Class A Delivery drivers.  Additional sign on bonus to obtain Class A License within six months.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manually unloads using a two-wheel cart on metal truck ramps.
  • Works in truck cooler and freezer sections.
  • Checks customer invoice of products that have been loaded.
  • Completes required temperature checks.
  • Performs safety check inspection of truck and trailer.
  • Unloads damaged goods
  • Fueling of tractor
  • Parking/Securing of tractor and trailer
  • Complete DOT logs
  • Complete company maintenance reports (DVIR)
  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the Company, and the community; and maintains the professional competence, knowledge, and skill necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.
  • Poses no direct threat to the health or safety of himself/herself, of others, or to property. Defined as a significant risk of substantial harm that cannot be eliminated or reduced to an acceptable level by reasonable accommodation.
  • Requires regular attendance to perform essential element as contained herein between the assigned start and end times for work.
  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must have a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class B (willing to train and obtain Class A within set time)

Experience

  • At least 6 months of experience in a delivery or warehouse setting.

Skills

  • Ability to perform the duties of a loading, unloading and inventory.
  • Comprehension of basic warehouse and delivery operations.
  • Good customer service skills
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Interest in pursuing a CDL A license/Delivery Driver career with ULF

ABOUT UPPER LAKES FOODS

Upper Lakes Foods, Inc. is the largest independent, wholesale food distributor in Minnesota.  The company has three facilities located in Cloquet, MN, Northfield, MN and Janesville, WI.  We distribute food throughout the Upper Midwest.  Upper Lakes Foods specializes in serving foodservice operators such as independent restaurants, assisted living facilities, schools, and national and regional foodservice chain accounts with a strong focus on customer service. Simply put, the mission is to build value for each customer, employee, supplier and community we serve by bringing the best; the best products, best people and best ideas.

CORE VALUES

  • Strong Work Ethic – We believe in the value of hard work, perseverance and consistency of character.
  • Positive Attitude – We believe in encouraging a flexible, agreeable and well-adjusted work existence that promotes successful outcomes.
  • Integrity – We believe in honesty, truthfulness and consistency of our actions.
  • Team Work – We believe that work done by several individuals combined insures excellence of quality, safety and service.
  • Professional Appearance – We believe in maintaining an appearance that promotes good hygiene, neatness and appropriate business dress.
  • Respectful Interaction – We believe in creating a workplace where employees are treated fairly in a safe and positive environment.

 

“We are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.”

To Apply by Email : gstewart@ulfoods.com

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