Careers At Borden Dairy
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Founded in 1857, Borden is a dairy processor operating 13 facilities in the Midwest, Southern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Borden is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and employs approximately 3,000 people.  The Company provides milk products to customers in the grocery, mass market, club, food service, hospitality, school and convenience store channels.

Hostler/Mule Driver/Spotter - Dallas

Department: Shipping
Location: Dallas, TX

POSITION:          Hostler/Mule Driver/Yard Driver/Spotter                                         

DEPARTMENT:    Shipping

SUPERVISOR:     Shipping Manager/Supervisor                        


 Operate yard mules to move trailers to designated loading/unloading sites as directed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: All matters listed herein are considered to be essential job functions. There may be other job functions that are essential, but are not listed below. 

  • Responsible for operating yard mules to move trailers to and from staging areas and loading/unloading docks.
  • Responsible for performing daily maintenance checks and reporting any malfunctions to the garage.
  • Responsible for fueling of the yard mule.
  • Couple and uncouple tractor-trailer units and connecting and disconnecting brake lines as needed.
  • Perform safety check inspection of the trailer.
  • Secure all equipment and complete all necessary paperwork at the end of the shift.
  • Must follow all safety policies and procedures at all times.
  • Must follow companies GMPís, SOPís, and SSOPís at all times.
  • Must wear appropriate PPE at all times.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Manager/supervisor.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must have Class B CDL or higher. 
  • Must be organized and detail oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to read chemical labels and follow safe handling procedures for food grade products.
  • Ability to accurately record data.
  • Must be able to work weekends, and varying shifts (days, evenings, nights).


  • May be required to work in cold, damp environments and be exposed to the outside weather.
  • Maintain constant mental focus and be constantly aware of surroundings.



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