Sysco Driver Helper-No CDL -The SYGMA Network, Inc. in Monroe, Michigan

JOB SUMMARY (Briefly state why this position exists)

Assist the driver in unloading of product at customer locations according to customer invoices, Preferred Work Methods and company policies.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Unload product according to customer specifications and SYGMA delivery procedures at customer locations.

  • Develops and establishes good relationships with customers by providing excellent, courteous service.

  • Learn route on current bid.

  • Assist in all aspects of route paperwork.

  • Works safely by following SYGMA's Preferred Work Methods.

  • Other duties as assigned by Management.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES THAT MAY BE ASSIGNED

  • Assist the driver in the pre-trip and coupling of equipment to ensure the vehicle is safe to operate. Assists with ensuring tandems are properly and safely locked out to meet any applicable laws for weight requirements.

  • Provides assistance in routing with map reading and giving directions on route. Helps with situations involving low clearances, i.e., getting out of vehicle and directing driver under a low underpass to ensure proper clearance.

  • Assisting with delivery set up at the customer location. This includes all three compartments of the trailer, and requires directing the driver to ensure the proper set up is attained safely.

  • Assist driver in backing situations by getting out of the truck and watching for hazards, communicate using hand signals and or verbal communication.

Requirements

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

High school diploma/GED or the equivalent in work experience is preferred. Previous food distribution and frozen food handling is preferred. You must be able to read and write clearly.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Work is medium to heavy in nature. Half the day is spent sitting in a tractor/trailer unit. Must be able to climb into trailer, lift 50 lb. boxes frequently, lift up to 75 lb. boxes occasionally, and move product on the 2-wheeler. You must be able to communicate clearly to customers.

MENTAL/VISUAL DEMANDS

You must be able to read at a distance close to the eyes and at arms length, with or without correction. You may be required to back/direct driver through hand signals or verbal communication. In addition you must be able to perform manual task, hear, walk, stand, sit, reach, lift, bend, speak and interact with others.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Activities occur both inside (protection from weather conditions but not temperature changes) and outside. Position is subject to various roads, mechanical and electrical hazards. Must be open to working nights, weekends and holidays.

EQUIPMENT OPERATED

A two wheeled dolly. You may be required to operate an on board computer and a 3 axel tractor, a 45' trailer and a trip master key pad if you posses a CDL license.

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION

No CDL license is required.