Are you friendly and do you thrive on providing great customer service? Are you detail-oriented and safety conscious? Do you enjoy working independently? If so, we'd like you to join our team as a CDL Delivery Driver.
About the Role:
Driver safely and load and unload trucks and make deliveries. Destinations include job sites, customer facilities, vendor facilities, other Hajoca locations, facilities of other wholesalers, or other locations as directed by management.
Be friendly, observant, and able to determine customer needs and communicate that information to the Manager and/or Warehouse Supervisor.
Understand the shipping documents that are associated with the merchandise for each delivery and have accurate directions to each delivery destination.
Unload correct merchandise from the truck and place it where the receiving party wants it. Obtain legible signature for all merchandise delivered per Company policy and procedure.
Collect and secure outstanding payments for all cash deliveries prior to releasing the material to the customer.
Provide sales leads by noting prospective customer names and addresses discovered in the course of making deliveries.
Inspect the truck and required parts and accessories to determine safe operating condition prior to departure from the Hajoca location and advise management of any mechanical problems with the truck.
At least 21 years old
High school diploma or equivalent
A valid commercial driver's license (CDL) for the vehicle(s) being driven, with hazmat endorsement if operating a vehicle that requires placarding for hazardous materials
A driving record that meets the criteria for being an Authorized Driver in accordance with Company policy
Must pass a Department of Transportation physical examination before beginning work; to be updated at least every two years while employed and performing this job function
Experience driving a truck and making deliveries preferred
Our ideal candidate will also:
Know laws, rules and regulations governing driving motor vehicles in general, and commercial motor vehicles subject to Department of Transportation regulations in particular.
Be able to safely operate any delivery vehicle, including commercial motor vehicles that have a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 26,001 pounds or more.
Know of, be able to apply and practice safety precautions in a warehouse and material handling environment.
Be able to build and maintain a positive working relationship with customers, vendors, and co-workers.
Be able to remain calm and function effectively in stressful, unexpected, and/or emergency situations.
Be able to learn to operate warehouse material-handling equipment.
Be able to learn and operate the computer related systems used in the delivery process.
Be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.