Yard Driver Operator- A Shift – Sedalia Freezer – Sedalia, MO

Tyson, Inc.

Sedalia, MO

Job Details:

Yard Driver Operator - A Shift - Sedalia Freezer - Sedalia, MO


This position is responsible for operating trucks and moving trailers in and out of loading areas while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson's policies and procedures.

The successful candidate(s) must be willing and able to perform the physical requirements of the job listed below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Essential Functions:

  • Move the correct trailer from yard to door.
  • Set reefer units at appropriate settings.
  • Check to see if reefer units will start.
  • Communicate with the dispatcher and follow instructions.
  • Report any fuel or oil leaks to maintenance.
  • Will be responsible for the cleanliness of the shuttle truck.
  • Will do pre-inspection for safety and mechanical defects on the shuttle truck at the beginning of the shift.
  • Will be asked to provide coverage at the guard shack when coverage is needed or during periods of less volume.
  • Will be required to complete lot checks, perform yard sanitation, and all other duties assigned.
  • Must adhere to the salvo lock policy in full compliance.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness of dock doors

Special Skills Required:

  • Must be willing to lift cases of product that can weigh up to 40 lbs.
  • Must be willing to tolerate extreme cold and extreme heat (12 hours per day).
  • Must be willing to bend at waist and knees on a repetitive basis (9-11 hours per day).
  • Must be willing to twist and turn (9-11 hours per day).
  • Must be willing to climb in and out of truck cab on a continual basis (9-11 hours per day).
  • Must be willing to walk throughout the day (9-11 hours per day).
  • Must have a valid Driver's License.
  • Must have a clean safety record with no DWI/DUI in the last 12 months.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • 1-year continuous work experience.
  • Knowledge of hook up for tractor and trailer.
  • At Least 18 years of age
  • Rehires must wait 180 days for rehire and must have no more than 3 rehires.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

A Shift (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

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