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Yard Switcher

Date: Oct 11, 2021

Location: Union City, GA, US, 30349

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

OUR COMPANY

JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.

Under the direct supervison of the Shipping Manager the Yard Switcher is responsible for moving trailers on the yard. This is not an over the road driving position, but Tractor Trailer driving experience is required. This job requires continuous coupling and uncoupling of tractor trailer and shifting equipment. Time will be speng moving and maneuvering tractor trailer equipment into positiong for the shipping department. Average 10 - 12 hours per day. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Safely handle and maneuver tractor/tralers and other large equipment to facilitate the loading and unloading operations in the yard.
  • Performes inspection of vehicle prior to and after the operation of, moves trailers in and out of dock as directed by management, couples and uncouples trailers.
  • Chocking trailers as they are spotted for loading and unloading and pulling from doors, the placement of nose supports for trailers when spotted at dock doors
  • Communicate effectively with Supervision, line drivers and other personnel
  • Orderly maintaining of the yard and inspection of trailers prior to loading
  • Support and participate with Safety team meetings and activities
  • Driving safely and responsibly
  • Following all federal and/or state laws, regulations and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines
  • Reporting problems with trucks, as well as accidents, traffic violations, and damage before and after shift
  • Work in outdoor weather conditions
  • Perform all other duties as requested

 

Qualifications

  • Ability to back and park trailers
  • Ability to maintain safe work  in a fast-paced environment
  • 1 year, Class A tractor trailer yard experience preferred
  • Ability to work overtime as needed

 

JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta