Newell Brands Yard Driver in Kent, Ohio
Job Number: 2135
Position Title: Yard Driver
Title: Yard Driver
Reports To: Operations Supervisor
Hours: 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Location: Kent, OH
This position is responsible for performing basic yard driver functions as well as shuttling trailers between the DC’s and Production Site.
Learn and perform yard driver duties including but not limited to:
Docking and moving trailers on the yard
Driving over the road to other facilities including off-site warehouse as needed
Adhering to DOT regulations and submitting to an annual physical and random drug screening
Perform tasks required of warehouse driver including but not limited to:
Accurately complete a Pre & Post Inspection on equipment driven daily
Accurately complete trailer pre-trip inspections
Providing attention to detail & communication to ensure timely movements of trailers in and out of docks.
Maintain safe work environment by watching out for foot traffic & Road Traffic; following standards and procedures; complying with operating policies and regulations.
Wear all required safety PPE and operate all work duties in a safe manner following proper procedures.
Take individual responsibility in keeping work area organized and clean
Must possess and maintain Class A - CDL license
Ability to work well in team environment; flexibility to work in a variety of areas is essential
Ability to read, write and perform basic math skills with strong attention to detail including speed and accuracy in counting and verification
HS Diploma or equivalent (GED)
6 months of relevant experience
Considerable physical effort lifting and moving material or objects that are average weight continuously and heavy weight material or objects frequently
Ability to walk long distances and stand on feet all day
Able to bend, stretch, and reach low and high places frequently
Push buttons on computer and RF guns
Go up and down 2 multiple levels in and outside plant
Lift light weight objects or material overhead occasionally
Ability to work in high places of 35-40 ft. and look up to high places by bending neck
Pass eye test
Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race/color/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/protected veteran status, or genetic information.
Community / Marketing Title: Yard Driver
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