Switcher Driver I Job at Chewy, Belton, MO

  • Chewy
  • Belton, MO

Job Description

Our Opportunity:

The ideal Switcher Driver I will work closely with the Chewy operations and transportation teams. The function of this role is to work within the Fulfillment Center (FC) performing fulfilment related duties and back up the Switcher Driver II role to facilitate transportation and FC functions. This will include responsibilities in inbound or outbound operations. Responsibilities also require collaboration with all aspects of the FC operations, as well as Chewy carriers and vendors, to provide exemplary customer service in our [City, State] location. This position is critical in ensuring that the Chewy fulfilment operations have adequate support and can step into the driving role when needed. While driving, this role will move both loaded and empty trailers to ensure that they are positioned safely, accurately, and efficiently.

What you'll do:
  • Work with transportation and operations teams to prioritize tasks.
  • Labeling, replenishing, box making, and loading/unloading trailers.
  • Fulfilling and organizing orders to ensure customer delivery process is efficient and accurate.
  • Work in operational roles such as order picking, outbound docks, or other outbound related functions as needed.
  • Perform periodic spot checks of the yard and reporting on equipment.
  • Operate a switcher unit a minimum of 5-hours within a 30 calendar day period.
  • When driving, ensure switcher equipment is in safe working order to include pre/post-trip inspections, tire condition, and unit hours reporting.
  • When driving, safely move carrier trailers within the Chewy yard to include both loads and empties for the Inbound and Outbound docks.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Participate in additional training where applicable.
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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • A high level of comfort with backing and operating heavy machinery.

Physical Job Requirements

  • 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.
  • Walk up to 2 miles per shift.
  • Frequently lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequently lift up to 70 pounds using an optional team lift.
  • Rarely lift greater than 70+ pounds using a team lift.
  • Stand, push, pull, carry, squat, and kneel.
  • Climb up and down stairs (where applicable).

We offer the following benefits for our team members:
•20% Chewy.com Discount
•Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA and HSA (eligibility on the 1st of the month following date of
•Life and Disability Insurance
•401(k) with company matching
•Wellness benefits through Wellbeing @Chewy
•Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
•Paid Time Off: Team members are eligible to accrue up to 80 hours of PTO their first
•Subsidized child, adult, and pet backup care through Care.com
•Discounts on many items through the LifeMart Discount platform
•The option to sign up for Payactiv's Earned Wage Access program and access a portion
of the money you've already earned, before your regular payday!
•Opportunity for wage increases starting after 3-months of service
•Referral Bonuses - $500 per referral

Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members. If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, and you need an accommodation during the application process or to perform these job requirements, or if you need a religious accommodation, please contact CAAR@chewy.com.

If you have a question regarding your application, please contact HR@chewy.com.

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Job Tags

Holiday work, Flexible hours, Shift work, Night shift,

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