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Yard Jockey / Distribution - Day Shift

Company: Butterball
Location: Raeford
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Butterball, LLC, one of America's most iconic brands, helps consumers celebrate Thanksgiving and every day in between. Located in the thriving Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina area, our goal is to provide a diverse array of career opportunities and paths which include our farms, processing facilities and support offices.
We are the largest producer of turkey products in the U.S., and we make a lot more than Thanksgiving turkeys. Our company's measurable growth is in no small part due to our team members in North Carolina, Arkansas, Illinois, and Missouri, who each have a seat at the table to contribute to our success
Job Summary:
Move and relocate trailers within the facility/premises and communicate such movement with management. Inspect, monitor & adjust trailers, temperature and security requirements; perform daily yard inspections of all trailers on premises & document findings and refuel refrigeration units on trailers.
Will also work in Distribution area to retrieve product from Storage Area based on customer order picking ticket using a reach lift and scanner. - Create master pallet labels using the scanner. - Transport product to shipping using the reach lift. - Account for all product on order, load the product on the correct trailer using a forklift and scanner. - Ensure all product is properly graded and loaded according to load specifications.
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
  • 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
  • Have knowledge of workplace safety rules
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 35 pounds
  • Able to work in a cold environment
  • Able to interact with all levels of management
  • Able to work with limited supervision
  • Must cross train in other areas, including warehouse
  • Ability to obtain jack license
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Basic English, reading comprehension, writing and math skills (preferred)
  • Knowledge of Yard Dog/Yard Jocker/Spotter -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

    The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.
    Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.

    This position is deemed Safety Sensitive for purposes of Butterball's Drug/Alcohol Screening & Testing Policy. Details will be provided to individuals who receive a conditional job offer, or upon request.

Keywords: Butterball, Fayetteville , Yard Jockey / Distribution - Day Shift, Professions , Raeford, North Carolina

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