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Ryder System Driver Helper in Strathroy, Ontario

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Under the responsibility of the Logistics Supervisor, the Driver Helper assists the Driver in loading and unloading the Driver's vehicle.

Essential Functions

  • Accompanies driver in the delivery vehicle to various customer locations for deliveries/pick ups

  • Performs delivery functions, which may include loading, unloading, auditing, staging and securing products in the vehicle

  • May be required to operate GPS, scanning devices and cell phones

  • May be required to help driver in spotting and advising of possible dangers when driver is executing tight maneuvers, backing, turning etc.

  • Responsible for dealing with day to day paperwork in a delivery truck environment (i.e. picking sheets, returns, bills of lading, etc.)

  • May be required to cross border into the USA on an infrequent basis

Additional Responsibilities

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

  • Ability to be a team player and able to work within a diverse work environment

  • Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)Able to work within a diverse work environment

  • Highly thorough and dependable

  • Must be punctual and have a good attendance record

  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure

  • Ability to lift and/or push/pull up to 100 lbs

  • Ability to work using health and safety methods

  • Must be available to work on a flexible schedule on the various work shifts

  • Ability to sit/stand/travel in a truck for long periods of time


  • H.S. diploma/GED required

  • One (1) year or more experience in a fast-paced warehouse environment preferred

  • One (1) year or more experience in the operation of a forklift preferred

  • One (1) year or more experience with an RF scanner preferred

  • Valid Forklift Operator's License certified

Travel: None

Safety Sensitive

Non-Regulated Tech, May operate fork-lift equipment or other warehouse machinery

DOT Regulated: Yes

Job Category: Drivers

Ryder is an equal opportunity employer. We value Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace and encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, visible minorities, aboriginals and persons with disabilities.

In accordance with our commitment to diversity and inclusion, Ryder welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment, selection, and assessment process. Should you require an accommodation, please inform the Human Resources representative of the nature of the accommodation requested so that we may discuss your needs with you. If you require assistance in order to apply please contact us at 905-302-3924.

Ryder est un employeur offrant l’équité en matière d’emploi. Nous valorisons la diversité et l’inclusion en milieu de travail et nous encourageons tous les candidats qualifiés à postuler, y compris les femmes, les minorités visibles, les autochtones et les personnes avec un handicap. (L'emploi du genre masculin dans ce texte ne se veut pas discriminatoire et n'a pour but que de l'alléger)

Conformément à son engagement envers la diversité et l'inclusion, Ryder accueille et encourage les candidatures de personnes handicapées. Des accommodements peuvent être proposés sur demande pour les candidats qui participent à toutes les sphères du processus de recrutement, de sélection et d'évaluation. Si vous nécessitez un accommodement, veuillez informer le représentant des ressources humaines de la nature de l'accommodement souhaité afin que nous puissions discuter de vos besoins avec vous. Si vous avez besoin d'assistance pour postuler, veuillez nous appeler au 905-302-3924.

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