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Switcher Driver II - Full Time

Chewy - Spring Grove, PA


Posted on 06/10/21 (Ref: MDT1)

Switcher Driver II - Spring Grove, PA - Chewy


Switcher Driver II



Our Opportunity:

The ideal Switcher Driver II will work closely with the Chewy transportation and operations team, as well as Chewy carriers and vendors, to provide exemplary customer service in our Edgerton, KS location. This position is critical in ensuring that the Chewy Inbound and Outbound docks have an adequate supply and constant flow of loaded and empty trailers that are positioned safely, accurately, and efficiently. The successful candidate will have some experience in yard operations with an emphasis on switching or driving experience.

What you'll do:
  • Safely move carrier trailers within the Chewy yard to include both loads and empties for the
  • Inbound and Outbound docks
  • Work with transportation and operations teams to prioritize tasks
  • Accurately report equipment statuses and productivity information to the Transportation Coordinators
  • Perform periodic spot checks of the yard and reporting on equipment
  • Ensure switcher equipment is in safe working order to include pre/post-trip inspections, tire condition, and unit hours reporting
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:
  • A safety driven mindset
  • A valid driver's license
  • Successfully passing Chewy's driving and knowledge proficiency tests
  • Maintenance of Chewy's internal certification for driving and knowledge proficiency
  • The ability to repeatedly climb in and out of a truck in order to connect and disconnect airlines, move trailers, and conduct periodic spot checks of the yard with or without accommodation
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Ability to effectively operate independently with minimal supervision
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate via two-way radio
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays if needed
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, lift up-to to 75 lbs., and lift safely and repetitively with or without accommodations
  • Comply with all company policies, procedures, and safety guidelines
  • High level of professionalism and strong work ethic
  • The ability to adjust to sudden changes in customer demands or operational goals
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once
  • Adhere to quality and performance standards
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced distribution environment
  • Detail oriented and accurate

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1 to 3 years relevant switcher operating / driving / warehouse / distribution / military experience related to transportation equipment operations
  • A valid CDL Class A License
  • A high level of comfort with backing and operating heavy machinery
  • Microsoft Excel and Outlook experience

Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.

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