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Yard Driver/Yard Hostler 2nd Shift $17.50 plus $1.00 shift premium

Department: PEY Warehouse
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Supervisor
Position Supervises: N/A
Pay Level: N/A
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

Responsible for safely transporting trailers to and from the adjoining yard to the DC docks so that product can be loaded, unloaded and stored. The company also requires that all employees perform al tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Drive truck to transport trailers to and from DC docks for loading, unloading and storage purposes.
  • Conduct Driver's Daily Checklist on vehicle prior to start of each shift, reports any mechanical defects.
  • Adhere to corporate, departmental and regulatory operations and safety standards.
  • Maintain Class "A" Driver license, complies with all applicable Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) regulations.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical computations.
  • Ability to carry out instructions given in written or oral form.
  • Meets federal D.O.T. regulations including physical requirements and operational standards.
  • Minimum 21 years of age.
  • Ability to work varied shifts, weekends and overtime as business needs dictate.
  • Commitment to safety in operating tractor trailer in congested yards, vigilant for safety of self and others and protection of company property.

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • One year of prior driving experience operating tractor trailer vehicles.


Education Level: High School Diploma/GED Desired
Required Certifications/Licenses: CDL A
Position Type: Full-Time 
Shift(s): Evening

Regions: Midwest


Jobs at Kroger Logistics: Kroger Logistics is a best-in-class supply chain team that services our more than 2,500 grocery and convenience stores that stretch coast-to-coast across the U.S., including Alaska. We are comprised of more than 30 distribution centers, regional freight centers, transportation and office locations. In Kroger Logistics, we offer career opportunities in Safety, Professional Driving, Warehouse Operations, International Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain and Human Resources. If you are looking for an ever-changing, fast-paced environment focused on supporting our Customer 1st Strategy, we welcome your online application.


Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

 Posting Notes:  IN || Bluffton || 1111 South Adams St. || 46714 || Peytons || None || Logistics/Supply Chain || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || CDL A 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne

Job Segment: Delivery, Engineer, Law, Truck Driver, 2nd Shift, Retail, Engineering, Legal, Night

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