At United Natural Foods (UNFI), we know people thrive when they can do what they enjoy. We take our mission of discovering top talent and serving our associates seriously. That's why we hire the brightest and most passionate individuals. Our goal is to keep you fulfilled, happy, and continually learning.
UNFI is seeking motivated individuals to fill our Driver careers. CDL- Class A Truck Drivers are needed for our growing company!
If you enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today. Our Truck Drivers are responsible for delivering products to customers, loading and unloading the truck in a safe and timely manner according to UNFI procedures, minimizing delays and reporting problems, and picking up supplies and back-hauls from vendors.
UNFI takes great care of our employees, so we want our benefits to work for you!
Health and Wellness:
Comprehensive Medical insurance coverage with prescription drug coverage
Dental and Vision insurance
Healthcare Spending Accounts with convenient debit car
401(k) plan with employer match
Life Insurance and AD&D
Short- and Long-Term Disability
Work Life Balance:
Healthy Food Purchasing Discount Program
Hybrid Vehicle Incentive Program
Company / Family Events
Company volunteer opportunities
Associate Relief Fund
Hunger: improving access to nutritious food for at-risk communities
Environment: supporting local preservation, conservation & restoration
Agriculture: supporting organic local agriculture & organic farming practices
The essential functions and basic duties of the CDL Driver are to perform pre and post trip inspection of their vehicle utilizing knowledge of safe and effective loading and handling procedures. As a Delivery Driver, you are also responsible for reviewing paperwork for completeness and accuracy, checking orders for correct number of boxes, correcting addresses and support documentation, completing time cards, entering trip data into on-board computer, and completing paper logs if necessary.
EEO / VETERANS / DISABLED
Additional functions include:
Complying with FMCSA regulations
Delivering and unloading products utilizing equipment, including tractor trailer, ramps, lift gates, pallet jacks, load bars, and other devices which assist delivery
Operating vehicle safely within UNFI guidelines minimizing accidents, traffic violations, and complaints from the public
Reporting any accident immediately to the Transportation Manager/Department
Keeping vehicles well maintained, safe, and secure; reporting any defects promptly using DCVR form
Picking up supplies and back hauls from vendors while completing related paperwork
Addressing and resolving customer problems as appropriate
Ensuring customer orders arrive in quality condition and correspond precisely to the initial order
Communicating professionally with customers and vendors
CDL-Class A Truck Driver
As a Delivery Driver, you must have solid understanding of receiving and shipping functions and display good time management, computer, and math skills. It is also important that you have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Our successful drivers require specific certifications, knowledge, and experience as outlined below:
High school diploma or GED equivalent
Valid medical card as prescribed by the Federal Motor Carrier Administration and a valid state specific Commercial Driver’s License (Class A and CDL Drivers require respective licensing)
Ability to pass a written exam and road test
Basic knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) law and mandates and understanding of UNFI’s safety standards