Driver, Yard/In-Town

Transportation Fargo, North Dakota


SpartanNash is a value-added wholesale grocery distributor - supplying more than 2,100 independent grocery retail locations throughout the United States - as well as a grocery retailer, with more than 155 corporate supermarkets in nine states. We also serve the military community through our MDV division; in addition to offering premier fresh produce distribution through Caito Foods and third-party logistics through BRT.

At SpartanNash, relationships matter and working on the Supply Chain/Distribution team isn't just about how we serve our customers, it's about how we treat our associates. We want you to feel valued as an individual and as part of our team. Our culture is vibrant and associates want to stay here because we have good people. It's not unusual to see longevity of 25+ years at our facilities. We share a sense of pride and are excited to contribute to the company's prosperity.

A day in the life of a In Yard Driver is never the same, but in this role, you would be expected to safely drive commercial truck within the transportation yard for unloading/loading of trailers and to deliver product to local specified customers. For yard driving, determine trailer requirements/types for outbound loads and move trailer to appropriate docks. For local driving, deliver product, assist with unloading, verify accuracy of delivery, complete necessary paperwork and pick up return products for the distribution center. Perform routine vehicle inspection and operate vehicle in a safe and efficient manner, in compliance with DOT regulations.

What you'll Do:

  • Maintain the yard in a neat and orderly manner; ensure the yard fueling station is properly maintained and clean, ensure tractors and trailers are positioned in the correct place, clean tractors and trailers, etc
  • Conduct yard check of trailers and complete trailer inventory to maintain control (knowledge) of all trailers to include empty available trailers and loaded, outbound trailers ready for dispatch
  • Operate commercial truck to move and reposition trailers to and from the loading docks. Secure trailer doors (various types) and ensure loads are secure by using appropriate locks and seals.
  • Maintain a safe work environment and ensure adherence to safety guidelines; follow established safety procedures at all times when driving, moving trailers from dock doors, etc

Sound Like You? Here's what you'll need:
  • Class A Commercial Drivers License (Required)
  • One (1) year of driving with 100,000 miles
  • Must pass DOT physical examination and DOT pre employment drug testing; subject to periodic random alcohol and drug test
  • Good all seasons driving record

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds frequently during loading and unloading (average case weight of 18.7 pounds, 83% of cases are less than 30 pounds). Must be able to push and pull loaded pallets and carts weighing up to 2,700 pounds. The employee is required to sit up to eleven hours per day and climb in and out of tractor and trailer often. Overnight travel may be required. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is subject to a vehicle environment and is exposed to outside weather conditions frequently, including load/unload in extreme weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment us usually low to moderate but is occasionally moderate to high.

We are not able to sponsor work visas for this position.

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SpartanNash is a certified Military-Friendly employer. Veterans are encouraged to apply!