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Posted February 5th

Driver, Class A/B Route Delivery

Bolingbrook, Illinois


Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits



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Posted February 5th

Driver, Class A/B Route Delivery

Bolingbrook, Illinois

Job Description

• Performs 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 encountered.

• Drive established route to deliver wine, spirits, beer, 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 care of the account on a limited basis.

• Provide high level of service and explore additional business opportunities and new leads with customer and relay to sales force.

• 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.

• Work flexible hours which include early morning (i.e. 4:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. start times), evenings, and/or weekends. Overnight travel as required. Additional hours required during the peak season of October, November and December.


• High School Diploma/GED and 2-5 years driving experience in a distribution environment.

• Must possess a Class A/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.

• Provide high level of customer service to ensure accounts are satisfied with product and timeliness of deliveries.

• Able to regularly and consistently lift and carry 45-60+ pound cases of product.

• Competent working independently on a daily basis with minimal supervision.

Preferred Credentials :

• Previous delivery and distribution experience in the food and beverage industry.

• Familiarity with Alcoholic Beverage Control regulations.