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Transport Driver

Mobile, AL | Full Time
15 Days Ago

Job Description

Overview

Responsible for delivery and restocking of milk products to retail stores and/or wholesale distribution locations.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Must have Class A commercial driver’s license with Air Brake endorsement (must also possess a valid Medical Examiner’s Certificate in accordance with FMCSA Part 391.41 prior to operating a commercial motor vehicle for Borden Dairy Company)
  • Minimum 21 years old required
  • Minimum one year verifiable experience driving Class A commercial vehicle
  • Experience in food/beverage product delivery and customer service preferred
  • Must be willing to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and varying shifts, as required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to read, write, perform basic mathematical calculations, and accurately record data required
  • Must be able to frequently stand, walk, kneel, reach, climb, pull, and bend
  • Must be able to routinely lift over 60 pounds and push/pull up to 300 pounds with a hand-held hook

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

  • Must be able to work in hot and cold climates, both indoors and outdoors and on refrigerated trucks.

Responsibilities

  • Safely load, unload, and deliver products at each account.
  • Transport goods on established route to stock and stage product at customer locations.
  • Exhibit courteousness toward customers, work cooperatively with co-workers and supervisors, maintain neat appearance, and follow established policies and direction of management.
  • Set up merchandise and sales promotion displays and deliver promotional material to customers.
  • Verify shipment accuracy and salable condition of product.
  • Resolve discrepancies and customer issues.
  • Collect empty containers, rejected, or unsold merchandise for return.
  • Complete daily inventory, orders, delivery invoices, and proof of delivery.
  • Perform Motor Vehicle Inspections on truck to conform to DOT regulations and company policy and assist with routine maintenance on truck.
  • Maintain vehicle and hours of service logs as required by DOT.
  • Maintain reliable attendance and consistent work hours.

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