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Posted February 22nd

Distribution Driver - Class B

New Orleans, Louisiana

Employer

Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

Industry

Distributor

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Posted February 22nd

Distribution Driver - Class B

New Orleans, Louisiana

Job Description

Performs daily pre-trip and safety inspections on equipment prior to commencing route.

• Communicate changes to delivery schedules, delays, arrivals, and/or equipment problems as encountered.

• 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 SWS warehouse.

• Assemble customer orders and place on hand truck to complete delivery cycle. Place product in storage and or account specific designated areas.

• Record route activity and produce accurate and thorough delivery records.

• Collect monies owed to SWS

• Provide high level of service and communicate additional business opportunities and new leads with customer to management.

• Comply with company safety standards, Department of Transportation regulations, Alcoholic Beverage Control regulations, and warehouse delivery policies/procedures.

• Keep interior of truck organized and clean.

• 5X8 or 4X10 work schedule

• Work flexible hours which include early morning (i.e. 4:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. start times), evenings, and/or Saturday's; Overtime will be required at times.

Qualifications
  • High School Diploma/GED and 2-5 years driving experience in a distribution environment.
  • Must possess a Class A / or B Commercial Driver's License and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) and a minimum of two years of route delivery/driving experience.
  • Adhere to all Department of Transportation (DOT) regulatory requirements and the Federal Motor Carrier (FMC) guidelines.
  • Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator.
  • Language skills allow employee to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Able to regularly and consistently lift and carry 35 - 60 pound cases of product.