Driver CDL Class B



Job Summary:
Drivers load trucks and make merchandise deliveries and pickups. They work safely at all times. They are friendly, observant, and able to determine customer needs and communicate that information to the Manager and/or Warehouse Supervisor.
Job Duties:
Drive truck, operating it safely and in compliance with Company rules, applicable laws and regulations. Destinations include job sites, customer facilities, vendor facilities, other company locations, facilities of other wholesalers, or other locations as directed by management. Load the truck at the Profit Center with merchandise to be delivered. Secure the load properly so that nothing will shift, get damaged or fall from the truck. Ensure the necessary equipment to safely unload the merchandise is available. Affix the appropriate DOT hazmat truck placards if hauling hazardous materials in excess of 1,000 pounds. Understand the shipping documents that are associated with the merchandise for each delivery, and have accurate directions to each delivery destination. Unload correct merchandise from the truck and place it where the receiving party wants it. Obtain legible signature for all merchandise delivered per Company policy and procedure. For all cash sale deliveries, collect and secure outstanding payments prior to releasing the material to the customer. Work with customers at the delivery site to resolve shipping discrepancies quickly and accurately. Load the truck at other locations with merchandise. This includes merchandise picked up at vendor locations, returned by customers, and purchased from other wholesalers. Provide sales leads by noting prospective customer names and addresses discovered in the course of making deliveries. Inspect the truck and required parts and accessories to determine safe operating condition prior to departure from the location. Keep truck clean of debris in cab and body. Advise management of any mechanical problems with the truck. At the end of the workday, complete the Drivers Daily Vehicle Inspection Report when driving a delivery vehicle with a gross weight greater than 10,000 pounds. At the end of the workday, remove keys from the truck and store keys in the approved location.
Perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.
A Driver is expected to: represent the Profit Center in a professional and ethical manner, in accordance with Company policies and procedures know how to operate a delivery truck and material handling equipment be courteous and friendly; building long-lasting, loyal customer relationships work safely and effectively as a team member.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Know laws, rules and regulations governing driving motor vehicles in general, and commercial vehicles subject to Department of Transportation regulations in particular. Able to safely operate any delivery vehicle, including commercial motor vehicles that have a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 26,000 pounds or more. Know of, be able to apply and practice safety precautions in a warehouse and material handling environment. Able to build and maintain a positive working relationship with customers, vendors and coworkers. Able to remain calm and function effectively in stressful, unexpected, and/or emergency situations. Able to learn to operate warehouse material handling equipment. Read, write, speak and understand English. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Education, Training, Experience:
At least 21 years old, Bilingual in Spanish,  High school diploma or equivalent A valid commercial drivers license (CDL) for the vehicle(s) being driven, with hazmat endorsement if operating a vehicle that requires placarding for hazardous materials A driving record that demonstrates good driving skills in compliance with Company policy Must pass a Department of Transportation physical examination before beginning work; to be updated every two years while employed and performing this job function Experience driving a truck and making deliveries preferred

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