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Cross Dock Driver - CDL Class A - Lafayette, LA (3rd Shift)

Lafayette, Louisiana

Overview

When you embark on a Driver career with Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits, you'll play an integral role in achieving operational efficiency in order to meet our customers' needs. You'll leverage your skills every day to fuel our success and advance your career. In return for your contribution, we'll provide you with the tools to grow, succeed and accomplish your personal and professional goals. Together, we can deliver the highest quality service to each of our suppliers and customers and put you on the career path you’ve been looking for.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Mid
  • Travel: Yes

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Success Profile

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Traits

  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Productive
  • Trustworthy
  • Adaptable
  • Team Player
  • Problem-solver
  • Consistent
  • Focused
  • Independent
  • Logical
  • Positive
  • Quick-Thinking
  • Responsible
  • Socially Conscious

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Rewards

Discover all the ways Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits appreciates your efforts.

  • Health and Wellness Programs

    Comprehensive coverage including medical, dental, vision, and health and wellness programs.

  • Life & Disability

    Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits understands happy families equal happy employees.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paychecks are great, but that’s not all you get with a Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits career.

  • Work/Life Balance

    Importance of life outside of the company is important at Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits.

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Requirements

  • “Push/Pull” up to 50 lbs

  • Experience driving within the food and beverage industry

  • Customer facing and ability to problem solve

  • Class A/Class B license

Responsibilities

Job ID LAF00000177 Date posted 10/02/2020
Job Description

Overview

The Cross Dock Driver CDL Class A is responsible for delivering products to clients; inspecting general condition of vehicle; preparing, loading, unloading, operating, and cleaning vehicle including following all safety precautions in accordance with SGWS and Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines. Reviews standing orders, develops sales, processes payments, and maintains records.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform daily pre-trip and post-trip inspections on vehicle prior to commencing route
  • Receive payment for goods delivered
  • Sort merchandise by invoice for delivery
  • Adhere to safe and courteous operation of delivery vehicle at all times
  • Check in money and returned goods daily with Driver Check-in & Accounting Cashier
  • Complete all required paperwork daily, including Department of Transportation logbook and driver vehicle inspection report (DVIR)
  • Report to work in adherence to company uniform standards (e.g., neat, clean, and properly attired)
  • Adhere to all Safety regulations, and perform all duties in a safe manner
  • Plan trip logistics and obtain necessary documents to transport goods
  • Load and unloaded cargo make sure safety equipment is being utilized
  • Ensure cargo is secured properly compliant with safety requirements
  • Communicate changes to delivery schedules, delays, arrivals and/or equipment problems as encountered
  • Follow/adhere to all traffic laws
  • Maintain vehicle, product, and equipment tidy and in good working order
  • 5x8 or 4x10 work schedule
  • Work flexible hours which include early morning (i.e. 4:00a.m. – 6:00a.m. start times), evenings and/or Saturday’s; Overtime will be required at times
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Driver should be skiled or have the ability to be trained to operate power floor jack for pallet removal
  • High school diploma/GED and 2-5 years driving experience in a distribution environment
  • Must have a Class A Commercial Driver’s License and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)
  • Must be Department of Transportation (DOT) certified
  • Must be able to work third shift from 8:00 PM - 5:00 AM

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail skills to process large numbers of invoices
  • Strong communication skills – written, verbal, persuasion, motivation, facilitation of strong working relationships
  • Knowledge of other MS Office Suite and/or software applications related to job functions
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, analytical/problem solving, problem management, presentation development, presentation, and communications skills
  • Knowledge with GPS navigation technology
  • Knowledge of delivery area and alternate routes
  • Experience with route delivery/driving 

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands with activity or condition for a considerable amount of time include sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor) or adding machine
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may include occasional to rare amount of time include walking, bending, reaching, standing, and stooping
  • May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 45lbs

Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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