Switcher Driver

Full Time

Website Chewy

Our Opportunity:

The ideal Switcher Driver will work closely with the Chewy transportation and operations team, as well as Chewy carriers and vendors, to provide exemplary customer service in our Archibald, PA location. This position is critical in ensuring that the Chewy shipping/receiving docks have an adequate supply and constant flow of loaded and empty trailers that are positioned safely, accurately, and efficiently. The successful candidate will have some experience in yard operations with an emphasis on switching or driving experience.

What you’ll do:

Safely move carrier trailers within the Chewy yard to include both loads and empties for the Inbound and Outbound docks
Work with Transportation and Operations teams to prioritize tasks
Accurately report equipment statuses and productivity information to the Transportation Coordinators
Perform Yard Audits as needed
Ensure switcher equipment is in safe working order to include pre/post-trip inspections, tire condition, and unit hours reporting
Perform other duties as assigned

What you’ll need:

1 to 3 years switcher operating / driving / warehouse / distribution experience; specifically related to yard operations
Strong organizational and prioritization skills
Ability to effectively operate independently with minimal supervision
Effective verbal and written communications skills
Ability to effectively communicate via 2 way radio
Able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
Microsoft Excel and Outlook experience required
Must be able to stand for long periods of time, lift up to 75 lbs. and bend, lift safely and repetitively with or without accommodations
Ability to read, comprehend and carry out simple instructions from oral instructions or written correspondence
Good communicator and active listener
Comply with all company policies, procedures and safety guidelines
High level of professionalism and strong work ethic
The ability to adjust to sudden changes in customer demands or operational goals
Ability to plan and schedule tasks and handle multiple tasks at once
Adhere to quality and performance standards
Ability to work in a fast paced distribution environment
Detail oriented and accurate
Ability to focus attention on details
Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.

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