Driver, truck

Sysco Canada based in Mississauga, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Driver, truck who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. Sysco has a strong desire to assist others. We are proud to work with the most local ranchers, growers, and producers of any distributor in the industry. We support farm-to-table initiatives in order to deliver the best products from anywhere to anywhere. Sysco works with food banks and other hunger relief organisations to meet the needs of diverse communities around the world. Fighting hunger is an important part of Sysco’s mission.

Our goal will be met through food donations, volunteer time in our communities, and financial contributions to hunger-relief organisations. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to full time or Permanent employment. The shift timings include Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Flexible Hours, Early Morning and Morning

Employer Name: Sysco Canada
Position: Driver, truck
No. of vacancies: 20
Salary: $28.95 hourly for 40 hours per week
Employment type: Full time, Permanent employment
Location: Mississauga, ON

Type of Trucking and Equipment: Tractor-trailer

Job Description

  • The candidate will be required to load and unload goods
  • The candidate will be in charge of receiving and relaying information to central dispatch.
  • The candidate will be in charge of transport goods and materials by operating and driving straight or articulated trucks.
  • The candidate will be in charge of tarping and ensuring cargo safety and security.
  • The candidate would be responsible for overseeing condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment.
  • The candidate would be responsible for recording cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption.
  • The candidate will be responsible for pre-trip, en route, and post-trip vehicle inspections, as well as overseeing all aspects of the vehicle.
  • The candidate will be required to inspect vehicles on a daily basis for cleanliness, mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance.
  • The candidate will be in charge of driving lighter, special-purpose trucks.
  • The candidate must drive as part of a two-person team or convoy.
  • The candidate will be required to perform roadside emergency repairs.
  • The candidate will be required to adjust brakes.
  • The candidate will be required to transport finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers
  • The candidate will be required to plan routes and meet delivery schedules.
  • The candidate will be expected to deliver goods on time to the client.
  • The candidate will be required to transport all fragile and heavy items carefully.
  • The candidate will be required to monitor and refuel oil in the truck as and when needed.
  • The candidate will be required to follow accident procedures if an accident occurs.
  • The candidate will be required to drive with extreme caution.
  • The candidate must document and log work/rest periods, kilometres driven, and keep fuel/toll receipts.
  • The candidate must follow truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods), as well as company policies and procedures.
  • The candidate will be expected to obey and follow all traffic laws.
  • The candidate will be expected to secure cargo as well as properly arrange and balance it within the vehicle.
  • Before driving, the candidate must ensure that any mechanical issues with the vehicle are corrected.
  • The candidate will be required to provide a high standard of Customer Service while delivering goods to customers.
  • The candidate will be responsible for responsible keeping their truck, and associated equipment, clean and in good working order.
  • The candidate will be responsible for responsible for counting and recording quantities and styles of product delivered and picked up to ensure accurate paperwork for customer transactions.
  • The candidate will be required to collect and verify delivery instructions.
  • The candidate will be required to address customers’ complaints or concerns
  • The candidate will be required to notify the dispatcher of any road incidents.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma
  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum 3 to 5 years of working experience in similar industry.
  • The candidate must have Driver’s License (Class 1 or A), Air Brake (Z) Endorsement, Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should have excellent customer service skills.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication
  • The candidate should have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • The candidate should have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • The candidate must be able to drive for long periods of time and travel frequently.
  • The candidate must be adaptable and foresighted in order to deal with unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc)
  • The candidate should have a strong understanding of safety regulations, including not only traffic laws but also rules governing how often they must rest, the maximum number of miles they can drive, and so on.
  • The candidate must be willing to submit to regular background and drug checks.
  • The candidate will be required to work in various locations.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • The candidate should have extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations.

Documentation Knowledge

  • The candidate should have strong documentation knowledge in Maintenance and repair reports, Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)

Communication Systems Experience

  • The candidate should be proficient in Operating GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • The candidate should be well-versed in the use of Trip recorder (on-board computer)

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should have clean driving record with no at-fault accidents or traffic citations
  • The candidate should pass the Medical exam
  • The candidate should have a thorough Criminal record check.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Candidates are required to wear steel-toed safety boots.

Transportation/Travel Information

  • The candidate should be willing to travel for extended periods
  • The candidate should have valid driver’s licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be required to handling heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in sitting position
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • The candidate should have good knowledge about Local and Provincial or territorial regions

Benefits

  • Health and Long term benefits would be provided to the selected candidates.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidates would get Health care plan, Disability benefits and Vision care benefits
  • Under Long term benefits, the selected candidates would get Group insurance benefits, Life insurance and Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

mcharron@groupnb.ca

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