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Yard Driver

Apply Now Job ID: R0000041363 Date posted: 09/03/2019 schedule: Full time Location: 7551 W Morris St, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46231;

Shift: A2

About us:

Target is one of the world’s most recognized brands and one of America’s leading retailers. 

Target Global Supply Chain and Logistics is evolving at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how we get the right product to the right guest even better, faster and more cost effectively than before. We are becoming more intelligent, automated and algorithmic in our decision-making, so that no matter how guests shop—in stores or on—we deliver the convenience and immediate gratification they demand and deserve. We are on a mission to win decisively over any competitor, with a seamless and superior guest service experience unlike any they can offer. Our teams work with the agility our mission requires, and we constantly come together to implement new processes in record time.  

A role in a Distribution Center means being on the very front lines of getting product to the guest as fast as possible—a critical differentiator and one of the most essential Logistics functions. You’ll reach beyond the bounds of your team to partner across the enterprise and find solutions to support the business. Whether it’s through focusing on our regional or upstream distribution centers, import warehouses, or fulfillment and flow centers, you’ll have a chance to positively impact thousands of fellow team members and Target guests worldwide, further differentiating Target from all the rest. There’s so much good work to be done, from Distribution Center Operations, where process and problem-solving drive our results; Quality Management, which influences and maintains our good name in the retail marketplace, or overall Distribution Center Productivity, where we’re always analyzing and recalibrating how to best support our people, process and technology investments to support an ever evolving business.

As a Yard Driver, you will drive and operate yard tractors and trailers in a safe and efficient manner while making trailer switches in the trailer lot.  You will coordinate with the Dispatch Office on the movement of trailers throughout the yard and maintain the necessary Transportation/Dispatch/Switching reports as directed.  Organization and prioritization of tasks and responsibilities will be a critical function of the role. This work will also require a focus on safety procedures and protocols. It is also vital to complete job tasks assigned accurately and on time to contribute to the overall Distribution Center results.  

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description.  Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you: 

  • Maintains positive and respectful attitude while working independently and in a team environment 
  • Able to lift and carry materials/equipment necessary to do the job
  • Able to comprehend oral and written communication skills, and specifically able to comprehend and have an aptitude for mechanical work.
  • Able to work independently to quickly and safely resolve problems  
  • Able to operate all power equipment, warehouse technology, maintenance tool, and others systems safely 
  • Able to work in all types of weather conditions
  • Able to lift/carry merchandise weighing up to 60 lbs on an infrequent basis

Shift: A2

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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