Driver Lead

Job Details

Description

WHAT YOU GET TO DO

  • Transfer product from one company location to another
  • Provide day to day supervision of Drivers at location of responsibility
  • Assist with routing software to aid Drivers in loading and delivery of product
  • Coach, lead and develop Drivers to support customer service and sales teams to improve daily productivity
  • Deliver assigned orders to customer accounts in a safe, timely and efficient manner while complying with FMCSA regulations
  • Maintain route expectations and standards set by managers
  • Read invoices and manifests to ensure appropriate products are delivered to each customer in a designated timeframe
  • Assemble customer orders and place product in storage or account specific designated areas
  • Work safely at all times and notify the company of any safety related issues immediately
  • Complete a pre and post trip inspection of the truck and communicate any needed repairs to the mechanic
  • Maintain good communication and relations with internal and external customers
  • Provide continuous improvement feedback and communication to management
  • Work with and support customer service and sales teams to improve daily productivity
  • Comply with company safety standards, Department of Transportation regulations, Alcoholic Beverage Control regulations and warehouse delivery policies and procedures
  • Ensure load is secured to prevent breakage
  • Complete necessary paperwork related to deliveries and collect payments from customers
  • Assist with effectively managing returns processing
  • Keep interior and exterior of truck clean and organized
  • Report all mispicks/shorts to management
  • Daily compliance with electronic driver logs
  • Adhere to internal training outlined by your supervisor, such as Badger University, Driver Ambassador Program, etc.
  • May be required to attend company meetings on non-scheduled work days
  • May assist in warehouse when needed
  • May be required to flex hours to support all areas of the business
  • Required to work (regular or overtime) or provide on call support on any day, may include nights, weekends and holidays
  • Additional duties as assigned by management


WHAT WE VALUE

  • Must be proficient in various technology platforms such as Apps, smartphone functionality, etc.
  • Basic math skills
  • Must be able to work well independently and in the context of team environments
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Provide a high level of customer service to ensure accounts are satisfied with product and timeliness of deliveries in an efficient manner
  • Strong understanding of customer service
  • Must be reliable and accountable
  • Must possess attention to detail and have the ability to multi task
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to include friendly and professional demeanor
  • Language skills allow the employee to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Must exhibit professionalism with customers at all times to include proper dress attire representing the company
  • Adhere to all safety, DOT and FMCSA standards within the course of performing job duties
  • Advanced knowledge of DOT and FMCSA regulations and compliance


WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU

  • A minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) preferred
  • Commercial Driver License (CDL), Class B required
  • A minimum of one (1) to two (2) years CDL driving experience preferred
  • Valid driver license and satisfactory driving record required
  • Experience in a distribution and/or sales environment preferred


PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT

Due to the physical demands of this position, job candidates will be required to complete a Post Offer Pre-Employment Physical (POPE).  Job candidates must pass all aspects of the POPE to qualify for the position.

Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

CommunicationExpert

DeliveryExpert

DistributionExpert

HandcartExpert

OrganizationExpert

Problem SolveExpert

Time ManagementExpert

TeamworkExpert

Behaviors

Preferred

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

Motivations

Preferred

Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Education

Preferred

High School or better in General Education.

Licenses & Certifications

Required

Commerical License – B
Drivers License
Eye Exam
Federal Medical Card

Preferred

Commerical License – A
First Aid

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