As the nation’s leading bottled water company, Nestlé Waters North America is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we’re also committed to developing our people – enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed.
Nestlé Waters consists of four business units: Corporate, Retail, Supply Chain and ReadyRefresh by Nestlé. Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you’ll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that’s challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You’ll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It’s a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions – all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.
OVERVIEW: The Yard Driver isresponsible for preventative maintenance on the yard truck, movement oftrailers to and from the doors, off site facility, and other areas as required.Support the logistics team as a warehouse technician as needed as well as otherduties as assigned. Duties include participating as a team member in ahigh-volume manufacturing environment by timely and accurately loading andunloading of tractor-trailer trucks per pick ticket requirements.
Keyresponsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Adhere to all required safety requirements.
Preventative maintenance of the yard truck.
Moving trailers in and out of the dock in a timely manner.
Inspect trailers and loads in the yard and on the dock as needed.
Adhere to all factory and department policies and procedures.
Timely and accurate loading and unloading of tractor-trailer trucks per pick ticket requirements
Troubleshoot equipment problems, make basic repairs and document adjustments
Prepare and continuously document all reporting requirements accurately and timely
Interact with warehouse team members, production and quality control to maximize output efficiency, quality and safety.
Track all required documentation.
Manage relationship with peers and teammates to insure achievement of departmental and plant goals.
Complete any and all assigned work by Leadership.
Possess understanding of basic mathematics (multiplication, division, averages and percentage calculations).
Possess strong communication skills.
Carry out good housekeeping and sanitation in workstation.
Have the ability the solve problems in independent and team setting.
Possess a basic computer knowledge (e.g. Excel, Word; SAP desired).
Interact with warehouse teammates and communicate with Logistics supervisors
Communicate with truck drivers in yard environment
Timely movement of trailers to/from doors
Safety and environmental key performance indicators
Maintain clean yard
Preventive maintenance completion
High school degree or equivalent
CDL recommended but not required
Strong oral and written communication skills
Excellent organizational and analytical skills
Tactful interaction with customers and co-workers
Ability to achieve set goals
Friendly and positive attitude
Flexibility with work hours
Fluent English language written and oral
Knowledge of SAP
Basic computer skills (Microsoft office)
Characteristics: Teamwork, cooperation, leadership, initiative, self-directed,integrity, analysis (problem solving), judgment (problem solution), strongcommunication skills, planning and organizing, respect for others, safetycommitment, and attention to detail.
To our veterans and separated service members: you are at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills that you have gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are aligned with the skills that we look for when we think about what success looks like at Nestle. We hope that you will consider sharing in our mission and purpose to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future.
Nestlé Waters North America is the nation’s leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, Nestlé Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. We’re passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship – most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you’ll receive a competitive total rewards package – something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It’s not just the work that you’ll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you’ll receive exactly the kind of benefits you’d expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at Nestlé Waters?
The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.
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During the Interview
During the interview:
Put your best foot forward by arriving in appropriate attire and showcasing the situations, behaviors, and outcomes that have led to your success. By highlighting the skills you obtained in the military and owning your accomplishments, you’ll make a lasting impression.
Dress in business formal
Have a printed copy of your résumé
Highlight the skills that match with this job
Share your accomplishments
Emphasize your dedication to the job
After the Interview
After the interview:
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