Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Yard Coordinator

Posted Date 1 month ago(10/27/2021 4:57 PM)
ID
2021-10603
Number of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-GA-Cartersville
Min. Exp. (Yrs)
1
Job Function
Transportation and Material Moving

Overview

As a Chick-fil-A Supply yard jockey, you will move tractors, trailers, and straight trucks in a safe, accurate, and timely manner at distribution center yards. You are a safe, professional driver who follows all company policies and laws and regulations regarding commercial drivers. In this role, based at the Distribution Center in Cartersville, Georgia, you will help support continued innovation at an operation like no other in the food service industry.

A wholly owned subsidiary of Chick-fil-A, Inc., Chick-fil-A Supply is a distribution service provider focused entirely on serving the unique needs of Chick-fil-A® restaurants. Due to steady, year-over-year sales and volume growth, combined with the complexity in our Restaurants, Chick-fil-A believes it’s best able to serve current and future Restaurant needs through distribution innovation that extends the Chick-fil-A culture of care to those it serves, as well as those it employs. This new subsidiary is in the early stages of development and is a dynamic, fast-paced work environment focused on launching this new service to Restaurants across the nation.

Responsibilities

In addition to making safe, accurate, and timely yard movements, the yard jockey will:

  •  Ensure that all transportation assets are in the proper places on the yard at the appropriate times and assist in yard audits
  • On occasion support asset fueling at our on-site fuel location
  • On occasion support asset washing at our on-site wash bay
  • Move both 3rd Party Carrier trailers and assets from Chick-fil-A Supply’s private fleet
    • Comply with all regulatory and company policy requirements:
    • Operating within hours-of-service limits per the use of an electronic logging device (ELD)
    • Maintain an acceptable Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) record
    • Follow all pre- and post-trip equipment inspection and DVIR reporting procedures
    • Following all policies and procedures in the FSMA regarding safe food transport
    • Immediately notifying team leaders of any accident or on the job injury and complete reports
    • Wearing appropriate personal protective gear as required per policy
    • Abide by yard safety procedures, speed limits, parking, pedestrian crossings, safety vests
  • Attend scheduled safety and job training sessions
  • Report defects, accidents, or violations
  • Other duties as may be assigned

Required Business Qualifications:

  • Manage time off to ensure proper rest and operate in compliance with DOT regulations
  • Maintain a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays and overtime as needed
  • Prepare for shifts to rotate
  • Attend shift in proper attire and with PPE and safety equipment as required by company guidelines
  • Work in a multi-temperature environment including freezer temperatures
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders including Distribution Center staff
  • Adapt to change and respond to difficult and challenging situations in a professional manner
  • Manage pressure and conflicting demands; prioritize tasks and workload
  • Able to travel 5% for supplier visits and/or stranded tractor/trailer movements due to Hours of Service constraints on delivery drivers

Minimum Qualifications

  • EDUCATION: High School or equivalent (GED)
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Minimum 1 year commercial driving experience
  • Occasionally lift up to 55 pounds, and/or move pallets/carts with mechanical assistance up to 2,000 pounds
  • Perform work in all weather conditions
  • Maintain a current commercial driver’s license (CDL A) and medical card as required by DOT; random drug tests will be required
  • Have and maintain an acceptable MVR in compliance with DOT requirements

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience as a yard jockey or coordinating a transportation yard

Minimum Years of Experience

1

Travel Requirements

5%

Required Level of Education

High School

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