Our Drivers use company trucks or trailers to pick up produce orders at our Distribution Center in South Etobicoke.
After pick up, Drivers are responsible for the safe and timely delivery of produce to our valued customers around the GTA and Ontario and on occasion cross border. Upon delivery, Drivers unload the product as well as act as representatives when interacting with our customers.
This position reports into our Transportation Supervisor. Your schedule will be mostly days, however, flexibility is required. Anticipated shifts will begin in the early mornings and finish in the late afternoons – a typical work week would consist of 40-50 hours, but this is subject to change based on the needs of the business. The company operates 7 days a week and schedule could include weekends based on run.
Safe and timely delivery of produce to customers around the GTA, Ontario and the U.S.
Safe handling of the equipment (Manual Trucks, Tractor & Trailer)
Experience with refrigerated products an asset
Reporting of any food safety or quality issues to supervisors in accordance with our Food Safety policies
Diligently complete paperwork, including Drivers log book and bills of lading, ELD
Ability to occasionally lift 50 lbs.
Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time
Ability to reach above shoulder level
Able to come in contact with food allergens
Must be able to work within a hot / cold environment for extended periods of time
Must wear CSA approved Safety Shoes at all times
Reefer equipment experience an asset
Excellent communication skills including the ability to speak, write and read in English
Documentation Knowledge: Driver Logbook, Inspection Report
Good Customer Service Skills
Drivers are required to complete a Drive Test
Clean drivers abstract
Must have a valid AZ driver’s license (Driver’s License Class A, Air Brake ( Z ) Endorsement)
Must be able to drive manual trucks
Operating tractor trailer equipped with automatic and manual transmission safely by adhering to all safety requirements (MTO & DOT)
Must conduct a pre and post trip daily
Valid passport and/or FAST card and clear criminal background check for Border Crossing
Some operational areas will require Material Handling Equipment certification
***Please note: We are not looking for Owner Operators***
Please note that we are an equal opportunity employer located in an older building
475 Horner Avenue with our main office at 165 The Queensway. . During the recruitment process, if you require any accommodation please email in order to notify us of your required arrangeme
Job Type: Full-time
Reference ID: AZ Driver / Manual Truck
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $18.00 to $19.00 /hour