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Posted November 24th

Driver - Local Delivery Route (CDL Required) - Lafayette, LA

Lafayette, Louisiana

Employer

Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

Industry

Distributor

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Posted November 24th

Driver - Local Delivery Route (CDL Required) - Lafayette, LA

Lafayette, Louisiana

Job Description
  • Drive established route to deliver wine, spirits, beer and non-alcoholic beverage products to assigned customers.
  • Record route activity and produce accurate and thorough delivery records.
  • Read invoices, shipping memos, pick-up slips and other records to guarantee accuracy, completeness and proper condition of all orders delivered.
  • Operate delivery equipment for which Department of Transportation requires a Commercial Driver License.
  • Read and match customer purchase orders and invoices to company invoice.
  • Deliver cases which may include use of hand truck, ramps, stairs or other function in the movement of cases.
  • Handle and process COD deliveries and collect cash as required.
  • Performs daily pre-trip and safety inspections on equipment prior to commencing route.
  • Partner with dispatcher to acquire delivery schedule and communicate delays, arrivals, and/or equipment problems as encountered.
  • Address customer concerns/complaints regarding spoilage, breakage, and/or shipments of incorrect product.
  • Refer issues to appropriate SGWS contacts as needed. Keep interior of truck organized and clean.


Qualifications
  • Must possess a valid, current Class A or B driver license and acceptable DMV record.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • One year driving experience.
  • Basic ability to read, speak, write and comprehend the English language to perform essential job duties.
  • Able to count and perform basic math with or without a calculator.
  • Lifting and moving objects weighing 50 pounds on a regular basis from floor to shoulder level repetitively throughout shift.
  • Ability to twist and turn, ability to use full range of peripheral vision and fine hand manipulations sufficient to safely drive Little Rock city streets.
  • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures for extended periods of time.
  • Walk, bend, sit, squat, twist, lift and carry on a continuous basis throughout the shift. Using a hand truck, must be able to push and pull up to 180 lbs. frequently throughout shift.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience driving for the beverage industry.