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

Department: Supply Chain - Manufacturing
Location: Lafayette, LA

POSITION:          Yard Driver                                          


SUPERVISOR:     Vault Manager                        


 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. 

    • Moves trailer to designated loading and from Plant and Corrugated cooler site.
    • Responsible for keeping the Daily Trailer logs.
    • Spots and switches trailer as directed.
    •  Pre Cooling Trailers before Load Out and checking Trailer temperatures and Fuel Levels.
    • Cleans, washes, fuels trailers; and inspects for damages.
    •  Services switcher tractor by checking and replenishing liquid levels and  draining air tanks.
    • Daily DVIRís Each Day and Shift.
    •  Keep Spotter Clean.
    • Loads/unloads and sorts/stacks pallets.
    •   Help to unload Empty Milk Cases/ Ice Cream Racks, Zero King and equipment 
  • Help keep loading bay clean and washed at Case Dock.
  • 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 A CDL. 
  • 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.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background check. 

                                             BORDEN DAIRY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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