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Truck Driver – Nanaimo

  • Full Time
  • Nanaimo

Website Van-Whole Produce Van-Whole Produce

Van-Whole Produce

Since opening in 1984, Van-Whole Produce has remained the leading experts in produce trading by providing high-quality and fresh produce to its clients. With our continuous expansion of client networks, we now provide fresh produce to more than 1,300 produce markets across Canada. To this day, we are still committed to provide personalized attention, value-added service and provide the highest quality in produce to our clients. We place our customers first by bringing over 400 varieties of fresh produce from over 40 different countries.

We’re looking for the best and brightest to take our Nanaimo warehouse to the next level. If you have passion and expertise in shipping and receiving, forklift operation, or picking and packing, Van-Whole is the company for you.

Hours of Work: 6:00 AM – 3:30 PM Monday to Sunday (5 days work)

Key Responsibilities

  • Load, unload, and deliver products to customers in an accurate and timely manner
  • Provide professional customer service
  • Manage and distribute paperwork and invoices correctly
  • Ability to perform frequent bending, kneeling, and squatting
  • Execute pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspection
  • Maintain delivery vehicle in good condition
  • Lift, carry, and load large boxes of fruits and vegetables
  • Load and unload products in trucks, trailers, and containers
  • Operate machines (walkie jacks, etc.) according to in-house regulations
  • Comply with all company policies, warehouse rules, and food safe regulations
  • Understand different levels of product quality and conduct quality checks upon receiving/packing
  • Maintain vehicle sanitation
  • Other duties as required at time of need

Qualifications

  • Possession of a valid Class 3 BC Driver’s License and a clean driver’s abstract
  • 1 year of driving experience
  • Experience driving a truck in 5 tons and Tandem
  • Good knowledge of the Vancouver Island layout
  • Possess problem-solving and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Ability to read, process, and complete paperwork as required
  • Strong attention to detail and self-motivated
  • Ability to operate warehouse equipment (electric pallet jacks, forklifts, or hand jacks) or willing to learn
  • Proficient in English
  • Delivery experience is an asset

Benefits

  • In-house mobile equipment training and certification
  • Attractive extended healthcare plan coverage: Dental, Prescription, Vision care, Emergency Medical incidents, short-term/long-term disabilities, and more
  • Employee Pension Plan
  • Vacation up to 6 weeks per year
  • Automatic wage increase based upon hours of service
  • Staff Purchase discount of up to 12% off wholesale prices.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@vanwhole-produce.com