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CDL-A Delivery Driver

Puyallup, Washington

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 PUY00000117 Date posted 12/07/2019

Description
Performs daily pre-trip and safety inspections on equipment prior to commencing route.
Communicate changes to delivery schedules, delays, arrivals, and/or equipment problems as encountered.
Drive established route to deliver wine, spirits, and non-alcoholic beverage products overnight to depots for distribution.
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 when necessary. Place product in storage and or account/location specific designated areas when needed.
Record route activity and produce accurate and thorough delivery/driving records
Collect monies owed to SGWS when appropriate
Provide high level of service and communication to all departments andmanagement.
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.
Standard 4X10 work schedule with flexibility to work 5X8 at business need
Work flexible hours which includestart times of 10:00 pm- 2:00amdependent on seniority and bid.Overtime will be required at times.

Qualifications
  • High School Diploma/GED and 2-5 years driving experience in a distribution environment.
  • Must possess a Class A Commercial Driver’s License and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) and a minimum of two years of 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.
  • Able to regularly and consistently lift and carry 35 - 60 pound cases of product.
  • Able to obtain and maintain a DOT Medical Certification Card
  • Able to work the night shift.

Job:Drivers
Primary Location:United States-Washington-Puyallup
Shift:Third Shift - Night

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