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Posted February 5th

Route Delivery Driver

Jacksonville, Florida

Employer

Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

Industry

Distributor

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Posted February 5th

Route Delivery Driver

Jacksonville, Florida

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 SGWS 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 SGWS 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.
  • Perform other work related duties and special projects as assigned.


Qualifications
  • High school diploma/GED
  • 1-2 years experience in a distribution environment.
  • Must possess a Class A/B Commercial Driver License and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)
  • 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. Ability to competently work independently on a daily basis with minimal supervision.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous delivery and distribution experience in the food and beverage industry. Familiarity with Alcoholic Beverage Control regulations.