ROUTE DRIVER – COMM NO HELPER (AE03ACC9E8) Dallas, Texas

Salary: USD14 - USD16 per hour

POSITION PURPOSE:
 
Responsible for timely, safe, and accurate delivery of packaged ice products to customers.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

  1. Direct Store Delivery (DSD)
  2. Review route assignment before leaving on route.  Discuss with supervisor if necessary.
  3. Check all equipment (handhelds, printers, dollies, etc.) prior to starting route.
  4. Check mileage on truck before and after route.
  5. Pre-trip check of vehicle before leaving.
  6. Report any mechanical problems to Route Supervisor.
  7. Fuel up truck, add oil as necessary.
  8. Deliver product which includes:
    1. Determine best entrance to parking lot/dock and park vehicle in safe manner.
    2. Use of backing to cones process at all times is mandatory.
    3. Check merchandiser, pull junk bags, restack product if necessary.
    4. Verify amount of product being delivered with store manager.
    5. Discuss opportunity to accept additional product or other product offerings.
    6. Stock merchandiser with product.
    7. Mop floor, clean up delivery and merchandiser area.
    8. Get store manager to sign tickets/handhelds.
    9. Sign vendor log if necessary to complete transaction.
    10. Call in any merchandiser problems to Refrigeration or Route Supervisor.
    11. Resolve delivery problems with store manager if necessary.
    12. Collect for cash customers.

 

  1. Return to dock after completing deliveries.
  2. Turn in post-trip form and mileage.
  3. Sign recap sheet after check in.
  4. Responsible for housekeeping of vehicle on the route.
  5. Follow all safety and regulatory processes.
  6. Supervise and train helper while on the route.
  7. Make and assume other duties and responsibilities required or assigned by management.
  8. Adhering to the Code of Business Ethics is essential.  We value honesty and integrity above all else and we expect our employees to be committed to the highest ethical standards.

 
 
OPERATING RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Work is composed of several tasks, some of which call for exercise of good judgment and ability to meet customers needs (i.e., customer’s problem resolution, delivery of additional product, most efficient routes).  Errors could result in loss of efficiency, increased delivery costs and loss of customers.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:
 
Route supervisor issues general operating instructions, but drivers work mostly independently due to time spent on route.  Driver is responsible for training and supervising helper while on route.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

High school education with ability to read, write and do basic math.  Must have good driving record and valid license.  Must have at least two years experience in-town driving commercial vehicle.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
Exposed to wide changes of temperatures going in and out of trailer, truck and store, and exposed to weather and travel conditions on a constant basis.  Must be able to lift and carry 60 + lbs., plus move dolly with approximate weight of 500 lbs.  Work is very labor intensive and involves bending over and stocking merchandiser with ice at each stop.  Normally a route involves 18 + stops per day, average of 8 – 12.  Hazards involve working with heavy weights or dollies, slippery floors on dock, in trailer and in store.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES FOR PROPERTY, FUNDS, AND INFORMATION
 
Accountable for vehicles and notification of maintenance problems and equipment used.  Also, for cash/checks collected on route.  Has access to pricing information.  

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