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156863 Requisition #

Join our team and immediately become part of the largest distributor of conventional, natural, organic and specialty products in the United States and Canada. We serve over 43,000 customer locations with 200,000 different products. Our Warehouse associates supply thousands of consumers with better for you food that nourishes families nationwide. Our retailers range from small family owned stores to Whole Foods Markets and everything in between. Are you ready to make an impact on the lives of others and feel good about what you do? Join our growing Distribution team today.

  • Competitive Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K & Vacation 
  • Growth and professional development opportunities.
  • Recognition for great work, company events and picnics, and much more.
  • Full-time employment opportunity

Responsible for moving tractors and trailers on the premises, starting refrigeration units, preparing trucks for
deliveries. Covers for drivers and makes local deliveries when necessary.

• Sets tractor trailer combinations for loading product scheduled for delivery.
• Starts refrigeration units; checks units periodically.
• Pulls loaded trailers away from dock and secures trailer doors.
• Coordinates loading schedules with warehouse supervisors.
• Ensures trucks have received pre-trip inspection prior to driver departure.
• Notifies drivers of potential late load situations.
• Ensures returning trucks are refueled, if necessary.
• Makes local deliveries, as necessary and covers various routes in emergency (book-off) situations.
• Assists warehouse personnel with unloading/cleaning trailers.
• Operates powered industrial equipment such as electric pallet jacks and forklifts, as necessary.
• Shuttles trucks to and from truck rental facilities if necessary.
• Performs other duties as necessary and required

 High School Diploma or GED Equivalent. Valid medical card as prescribed by the Federal Motor Carrier
Administration and a valid state specific Commercial Drivers License, Class A.
 Ability to pass a written exam and road test.

 Understanding of related computer applications.

 Prefer minimum of one year verified experience operating a tractor trailer. Must be 21 years of age.

 Ability to speak, read and write English well.
 Safe driving skills, ability to drive large tractor trailers and ability to use forklifts and related delivery
 Ability to read maps and written directions.
 Ability to pass a post-offer employment physical and drug test and subsequent enrollment in a random
pool of drivers for drug and alcohol testing as required by law.
 Strong Interpersonal, communication, organizational and customer service skills.
 Ability to communicate with co-workers and supervisors.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.




UNFI anticipates paying the above-referenced pay rate (or within the above-referenced pay range) for this position.  Actual Pay, where applicable, will depend on a number of factors, including, but not limited to, education, experience, training, and any requirements under applicable collective bargaining agreements.  UNFI is committed to transparency in pay in compliance with applicable state and local laws.




For Washington positions (or positions that may be performed remotely from Washington), Click HERE for Washington-specific paid time off details.


Candidates hired into this position will also be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs:  Paid Time Off; Sick Time; paid holidays and parental leave; 401K Program; medical, dental, vision, life, and accidental death/dismemberment insurance; short-term and long-term disability insurance program, Flexible Spending Account and/or Health Savings Account, subject to meeting the eligibility requirements and the terms and conditions of these programs, and subject to any requirements under applicable collective bargaining agreements.


Sales Positions Only:  For sales positions that are commission-based, the above range is an estimate of total potential commission-based compensation during an associate’s first year, but UNFI offers an introductory period minimum of $680 per week.  After the introductory period, as a 100% commission-based role, there is no set salary.  UNFI’s commission plans are uncapped and average earnings vary depending on territory and sales achieved, among other factors.


UNFI’s compensation, benefits, and paid time off policies are subject to change in the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with applicable law.  This job posting should not be construed as an offer of employment with certain terms, nor should it be construed as a guaranteed minimum.

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