About Upper Lakes Foods

Yard Jockey- Janesville WI

SUMMARY:  The Truck Jockey/Fueler is responsible for backing tractors trailers into loading dock.  They are also responsible for unhooking and hooking trailers from tractors, fueling equipment, and recording internal temperature of trailers.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive trucks as necessary. Hook up and unhook trailers and tractors safely and efficiently.
  • Operating all equipment within the tractor and trailer including but not limited to, lighting, temperature controls, tandems, etc.
  • Recording all necessary documentation pertaining to logging of temperatures, sanitation, and assignments.
  • Adhere to Policies and Procedures as determined by Upper Lakes Foods, LLC. Perform other duties as may be assigned by supervisor
  • 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

Experience

  • One to three months’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of and education and experience.

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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