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Full-time Driver Helper/Backup Driver - DZ

New Hamburg, ON
Do you have minimum DZ experience and want experience with both Driving and Helping with the opportunity to move into a Full-time Driver role? This is your place to start and grow within a well-known, reputable company. Maple Leaf Foods puts a strong focus on growing and developing our team and we are looking for 2 Backup Drivers who have their DZ class license to join us.

SHIFT: Full-time Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri
*Must be available on Wednesdays and Saturdays if needed

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Driver Helper is responsible for attending the customer locations to assist with the delivery of the desired shipment. This role is also responsible for acting a back-up to the Driver as needed which includes instructing a Driver Helper while in that role and ensuring on-time deliveries.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
•Able to work in different departments in the facility in between loads or on an as needed basis
•Loading of product
•Assisting with delivery to customer locations
•Assist Drivers and Backup Drivers with daily responsibilities
•Unloading of product at customer locations
•Able to do physical labour
•Commitment to working as part of a team
•Provide direction and guidance to Driver Helper to meet customer requirements
•Responsible for daily truck checks and ensuring proper maintenance
•Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS:
•Must have valid minimum DZ license with clean driver’s abstract
•1-2 years of DZ or related experience
•Ability to keep up with a fast-paced environment
•Must be able to work in a wet/humid environment
•Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
•Backup driver for different departments as needed
•Must be in good physical condition - able to lift up to 50 lb. overhead repetitively
•Delivery experience an asset
•Farm/Agricultural operations an asset
•Delivering fragile product an asset
•Must be able to follow SOP’S, schedules, and other company & facility requirements/programs
•Able to work varying & flexible hours until job complete (including statutory holidays)
•Good communication and business relationship building skills for interaction with customers
•Must adhere to HACCP & Biosecurity requirements

WHY Maple Leaf Foods, New Hamburg?
•Training provided where needed
•Opportunity for growth
•Reputable company
•Competitive wages
•Benefits & Pension
•Great team environment
•Strong focus on internal advancement

Please email alannah.garside@mapleleaf.com or fax 519-662-3637 with a copy of your resume to be considered
 

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