Yard Driver - Flex

Job Locations US-CA-Visalia
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/1/2023 1:46 PM)
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Perfection Pet Foods, LLC (PPF) is a leading manufacturer and packager of private label and co-manufactured pet food and pet snack products.


State of the art manufacturing facility
Highly capable and versatile
High meat, Meat First, Super Premium diets
Soft-Moist pieces and traditional dry brown dog and cat kibble



Up to $23.00/hr starting pay (depending on experience)

Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision Plan, and 401K w/ up to 4% Company Match (Medical plan is supplemented with HRA Benny card, funded by company, to pay for out of pocket medical expenses)
Vacation Pay, Sick Pay, Holiday Pay, Birthday Pay
Up to $2/hr Production Bonus


Great pay.
Growing and Innovative Company


This position will be responsible for moving trailers (single hopper, double hoppers, vans and reefers) on site at Perfection Pet Foods.  



  • Drive commercial truck and trailer (hopper “belly dump” doubles, dry vans and reefers), transferring raw materials and/or finished product for Perfection Pet Foods' operations.
  • Unloads trailers of raw materials or finished products.
  • Moves and unloads trailers that are on Perfection Pet Foods' property.
  • Communicates directly with operations to ensure correct product is being transported to the correct facility at the correct time.
  • Ensures trailer is clean and shut properly to prevent the loss or spill of product.
  • Housekeeping duties as necessary to include sweeping, cleaning and sanitizing.
  • Inspects transport equipment to determine that it is in good operating condition, reports needs for maintenance as needed, and ensures that preventive and routine maintenance is performed.
  • On some occasions drivers may be asked to move reefer, dry van or hopper trailers from facility to facility (drop and hook).
  • Participates in safety, health and environmental programs.
  • Be available for weekends, holidays, and overtime work on a scheduled or call-in basis as required.
  • Sign and verify delivery and receiving certificates, delivery tickets, and freight bills and ensure that all proper documentation is returned to Scalehouse for processing by Accounting.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • A minimum of 1 year driving commercial trucks and operating forklift preferred.
  • Experience operating a terminal tractor/spotter truck/''yard dog'' required.
  • Experience loading and unloading commercial trailers preferred.
  • Experience working in a feed mill or manufacturing environment preferred.


  • Must exhibit a high attention to detail.
  • Must be prompt and consistent in follow-through.
  • Must be trustworthy.
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive and able to work independently and as a team.
  • Must have strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must take pride in cleanliness and accuracy of work performed.
  • Must be able to read and write in English and have excellent recordkeeping skills.

Physical Requirments

  • Must be able to lift and/or move 60 lbs on a regular basis.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and work at elevations of 100 ft.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.
  • The employee will be regularly exposed to dusty and noisy conditions.
  • The employee will be exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
  • The employee may be exposed to chemicals used in the process.

Note:  Valid Driver’s License required for insurance purposes. Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of this position at any time.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs.  When appropriate, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


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