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Yard Truck Switcher

Honda North America
paid time off, paid holidays, sick time, tuition reimbursement, 401(k)
United States, North Carolina, Swepsonville
March 06, 2023
American Honda Motor Co
Yard Truck Switcher
Location: Swepsonville, North Carolina
Workstyle: Onsite- 1st Shift
What Makes a Honda, is Who makes a Honda
Honda has a clear vision for the future, and it's a joyful one. We are looking for individuals with the skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals.
At our core is innovation. Honda is constantly innovating and developing solutions to drive our business with record success. We strive to be a company which serves as a source of "power" that supports people around the world who are trying to do things based on their own initiative and that helps people expand their own potential. To this end, Honda strives to realize "the joy and freedom of mobility" by developing new technologies and an innovative approach to achieve a "zero environmental footprint."
We are looking for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, continuous improvement values, and a strong work ethic to join our team.
If your goals and values align with Honda's, we want you to join our team to Bring the Future!
About this Position:
The role of a logistics yard truck switcher is to operate the yard truck and execute timely trailer moves in and out of dock doors for production demands and maintain trailer organization within the factory yard.
Responsibilities include:

  • Execute trailer moves within yard for production demands

  • Maintain trailer organization within the yard

  • Conduct daily checks on yard trucks and trailers on yard for maintenance purposes and report any damages to team coordinator

  • Assist outside drivers with trailer drops and delivery/ pickup locations

  • Call in full recyclable trailers to have them picked up

Who we are seeking:
Required Experience:
Minimum 1 year of over the road experience or 1 year of yard switcher experience
Required Education:
High School Diploma / GED equivalent
Current up to date CDL preferred but not required
Other job specific skills:

  • Good written and verbal skills

Additional Position Factors:

  • Work primarily in yard truck, will need to get in and out at high frequencies throughout the day

  • Must be able to operate a yard truck (refill fuel/ def fluids)

  • Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions (heat, rain, sleet, snow, etc.)

  • Overtime: overtime expected based on department demands/ responsibilities (daily and weekends as needed based on production requirements)

  • Must be able to support other projects as needed.

At Honda, you will play a key role in our journey to become a company that society wants to exist now, and in the future. Your endless curiosity will drive innovation and your courageous spirit will challenge the status quo. We believe having a workforce made up of diverse thinkers and innovators makes us a better Honda. Respect for each other and respect for diversity each and every day drives our associates to contribute at the highest level and work effectively in a team environment. We make the dream of mobility a reality with our innovative and high-quality products. Together, we Bring the Future to our customers, associates, and communities. We are Honda!
What differentiates Honda and make us an employer of choice?
Total Rewards:

  • Competitive wage

  • Annual Bonus

  • Overtime Pay

  • Industry leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx)

  • Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, personal days

  • 401K Plan with company match + additional contribution

Career Growth:

  • Advancement opportunities

  • Career mobility

  • Education reimbursement for continued learning

  • Training and Development programs

Additional Offerings:

  • Wellbeing program

  • Community service and engagement programs

  • Product programs

  • Free drinks onsite

Honda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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