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Tractor Trailer Driver- NJ

Linden, New Jersey

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

What makes a successful Driver at Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

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 LIN00000053 Date posted 02/19/2019

Description
  • Perform daily pre-trip and safety inspections on equipment prior to commencing route.
  • Partner with routers and driver to acquire delivery schedule and communicate delays, arrivals, and/or equipment problems as encountered.
  • 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 and roadnet.
  • Comply with company safety standards, Department of Transportation regulations, Alcoholic Beverage Control regulations, and warehouse delivery policies/procedures.
  • Keep interior of truck organized, clean and smoke free.
  • Work flexible hours which include early morning (6:00 a.m.) start times, evenings, and/or weekends.
  • Additional hours required during the peak season of October, November and December.
  • Ensure correct delivery of product

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator.
  • Language skills that 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.
  • CDL Class A required

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Job:Drivers
Primary Location:United States-New Jersey-Linden
Shift:Day Shift

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state and municipal laws. The Company prohibits discrimination on other bases such as ancestry, medical condition, or marital status under applicable laws. We make reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. Candidates should possess the right to work in the United States, as it is not the general practice of Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits to sponsor individuals for work visas.