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BECOME A US FOODS® BACKHAUL DRIVER!

Ready to build a career with a company that’s leading the foodservice industry?

Backhaul Drivers bump docks and earn $26.50/hr!

Benefits from day 1 include: medical, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, strong safety culture, and much more! 

US Foods is one of the largest food distributors with a culture and history of promoting from within, excellent training programs and a continuous improvement focus. 

Main Ingredients of the Job

  • Safely drive truck to vendors and company drop-off sites

  • Verify freight on truck, required trailer temperatures and accuracy of freight with vendors

  • Return tractor and trailer to division when route is completed

  • Perform all pre-trip and post-trip equipment inspection

Physical Requirements

  • Comfortable driving and working in inclement weather conditions with frequent stops (10+ per shift) required

  • Must be able to perform coupling procedures for the Tractor/Trailer

What You Bring to the Table

  • Register to the FMCSA Clearinghouse*

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Must have valid CDL Class A issued by the state of legal residence with necessary endorsements and DOT qualifications

  • Minimum of six months commercial driving experience or three months commercial driving experience in the food and/or beverage delivery industry required

  • Ability to operate manual transmission preferred; may be required in specific locations

  • Willingness to travel 2-3 times per week required

  • Must be able to read and communicate in the English language - able to hold a conversation, to understand highway traffic signs and signals, to respond to official inquiries, and to enter information on reports and records.

Why US Foods

At US Foods, we’re committed to our mission of GREAT FOOD. MADE EASY™ -- providing food products that keep operators ahead of customer demand and services that help them run their operations.

Great drivers are crucial to the US Foods® team and one of the important faces of our organization. On and off the road, our drivers strive for integrity and reliability, while building trusting relationships with customers.

At the foundation of those efforts are our cultural beliefs, the pillars that define our work ethic, collaborative spirit and service. Together we help our customers make it, but we also believe in helping our drivers make it!

We are committed to compensation and benefits that respect and reward our employees for their dedication and hard work.

*Registering to the FMCSA Clearinghouse is a requirement by the Department of Transportation. All Drivers are required to the Clearinghouse website and register to the new database. The Clearinghouse is a secure online database that provides real-time information about commercial driver’s license (CDL) and commercial learner’s permit (CLP) holders’ drug and alcohol program violations. If you have not registered to the FMCSA database, please note registration is required. Please visit https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov/register and click GO to login. If you are able to log into login, but are having trouble with the Clearinghouse registration, see “Clearinghouse Help” field on the clearinghouse page.

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Posted: July 1, 2022
Job ID: 2754
Location: US Foods, Inc. - Norwich, Connecticut (CT), 06360
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Truck Type: -
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