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Distribution Yard Jockey

Company: Butterball
Location: Mount Olive
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Responsible for transporting and relocating gasoline or diesel powered tractor trailer from base to established destination(s).

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Transporting trailers at predetermined docks/ yards
  • Fueling tractor and trailer(s) upon return to base and unhooking trailer(s) at specified location
  • Coordinating with 1st Processing management on equipment prioritization and utilization
  • Inspecting Yard Dog and Trailer for defects before and after shift and submit report indicating their condition
  • Ensuring processes have been followed and verify adequate use of load locks, straps, and bulkheads
  • Monitoring fuel use and adjust reefer unit's fuel level and temperature, as needed
  • Communicating with management on potential issues that arise
  • Ensuring all functions are completed in accordance with Company standards and procedures, including quality standards and safety regulations
    Additional Responsibilities:
    • Other duties as assigned by 1st Processing Management
      Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
      • Knowledge of Yard Dog driving requirements preferred
      • Strong Interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Ability to work with minimal supervision
      • Ability to work cross-functionally and within a team based environment
      • Utilize safe driving skills and ability to drive large tractor trailers
      • Ability to work nights, weekends, holidays and extended shift hours
        Education & Experience:
        • High school diploma or equivalent required
        • Commercial Driver License or Driving Experience Required
        • Prior yard jockey experience preferred
        • Manufacturing and/or Poultry Industry experience a plus

Keywords: Butterball, Fayetteville , Distribution Yard Jockey, Professions , Mount Olive, North Carolina

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