Responsible for driving delivery trucks or vans (with a weight less than or equal to 26,000 pounds) in an efficient and safe manner.
Deliver the company’s products over established routes or within an established territory.
Load or unload the merchandise at the customer’s place of business. Be able to load and unload items weighing 60 pounds.
Develop and maintain effective relationships between the Company and the customer
Provide a positive representation of the company by demonstrating safe, responsible driving practices.
May be required to do interstate driving.
Operate company vehicle in a safe manner by applying knowledge and skills in maneuvering vehicle at varying speeds in difficult situations such as heavy traffic, in climate weather, or in tight loading dock areas
Perform pre-trip, in-route and post-trip inspections on equipment.
Ensure equipment defects are reported immediately
Keep tractor interior clean and orderly
Promptly report all accidents involving driver or company equipment and any delays due to customers, breakdowns, weather or traffic conditions, or other emergencies, or any irregularities relating to pick up or delivery of freight
Submit all paperwork and documents required by Federal DOT in a timely manner Have customers sign receipts for goods and receive payment for the merchandise if there is a cash-on-delivery arrangement.
Turn in receipts, payments, records of deliveries made, and any reports on mechanical problems with their trucks.
Assist in loading the trucks and arrange items for ease of delivery.
Candidate must have the ability to read, write and speak English
1-2 years of previous driving experience in delivery vehicle preferred.
Experience using a forklift and electric pallet jack.
Must have a valid driver license
Must have knowledge of traffic rules and regulations
Must be able to read and write and have the mental capacity to manually complete required paperwork and reports
Must have a desire to serve customers and support the warehouse department
Must meet the Company’s minimum qualified drivers’ requirements, as defined by the Human Resources Department
Must have the ability to load and unload 60 pounds
Must be able to accurately read gauges and dials
Must be able to enter and exit the vehicle’s cab using footholds and handholds
Must be able to spend 80%? to 90%? of the day sitting and driving
Must be able to bend and lift freight when necessary; ability to use E-log books computer/tablet system; Ability to follow and adhere to Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Section 111 (Code of Federal Regulations 21 CFR Parts 1 and 11) and Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food guidelines; must be able to accomplish hand, arm, leg and foot motions necessary to driver the tractor and twisting, turning and bending needed to load/unload trailers
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