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Posted February 1st

Distribution Driver

Kansas City, Missouri


Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits



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Posted February 1st

Distribution Driver

Kansas City, Missouri

Job Description

The world's pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol is looking for Local Route Delivery Drivers! Be a part of our FAMILY where opportunities are boundless!

Join our team and enjoy Competitive Pay, Bonus opportunities, 4 day work weeks, daily routes (you are home each night) & Cell Phone Reimbursement.

The Distribution Driver CDL A / B is responsible for delivering products to clients; inspect general condition of vehicle; prepare, load, unload, operate, and clean vehicle. Review standing orders, develop sales, process payments, and maintain records.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Perform daily pre-trip and safety inspections on equipment prior to commencing route
  • Partner with routers to acquire delivery schedule and communicate delays, arrivals, and/or equipment problems as needed
  • Drive established route to deliver wine, spirits, and non-alcoholic beverage products to assigned customers
  • Resolve customer concerns, complaints regarding spoilage, breakage, and or incorrect product being sent from Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirit's (SGWS) warehouse
  • Assemble customer orders and place on hand truck to complete delivery cycle
  • Place product in storage and account specific designated areas
  • Record route activity and produce accurate and thorough delivery records
  • Collect monies owed to Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirit's (SGWS) care of the account, as needed
  • Provide high level of customer service, and explore additional business opportunities and new leads with customers and notify sales force
  • Comply with company safety standards, Department of Transportation regulations, Alcoholic Beverage Control regulations, and warehouse delivery policies and procedures
  • Maintain vehicle, product, and equipment tidy and in good working order
  • Report any incidents to dispatcher (e.g., accidents, traffic violations)
  • Follow/adhere to all traffic laws
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

  • High school diploma or equivalency plus 1 years of experience
  • CDL A or B and required Department of Transportation (DOT) certified

Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong communication skills - written, verbal, persuasion, motivation, facilitation of strong working relationships