Senior Delivery Driver Job at Gulf Distributing Services, Tuscaloosa, AL

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  • Gulf Distributing Services
  • Tuscaloosa, AL

Job Description

Gulf Distributing Co. of Alabama- Birmingham

Position Description – Senior Delivery Driver

Reports to: Delivery Manager

Text SeniorDriver to 205-273-9884 to apply!!

Position Objective:

The Senior Driver is responsible for assisting the Delivery Manager in delivery, storage and merchandising of company products in each assigned account. The Senior Driver is also responsible for safe truck operation and the return of all money, unsold product and empties.

Description of Physical Tasks:

Keep shelves and vendors clean. Place product on hand truck or dolly (approximately 20 to 50 lbs per case). Pushes/pulls hand truck to machine or shelves and loads appropriate company products. Climbing in and out of vehicle and proper lifting techniques.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Must report to work on time and stay until assignment is complete.
  • Work side by side with the Zone Delivery Manager to assist in managing the Delivery Department day to day operations in training.
  • Assist in managing Smart Drive, Safety Training, and New Hire Drivers Training.
  • Assist in the absence of the Zone Delivery Manager while on vacation time to ensure the department runs smoothly.
  • Have a working knowledge of all Delivery Routes to perform duties as a delivery driver, if necessary, to fill in during sick and vacation time.
  • Ensure your trucks are always properly loaded to prevent damage to the product.
  • Perform Counts on product load out and in each day with the warehouse personnel making sure both are accurate and complete.
  • Sign the Load-out and Load-in sheets.
  • Make deliveries according to the route sequence that has been established.
  • When possible, avoid deliveries during retailers’ busy times.
  • Ensure the product being delivered and that which is already in the account is properly rotated within the cooler, displays, and backroom.
  • All products within the retail accounts must be merchandised according to the guidelines established by the company. This includes front facing packages.
  • Build, merchandise, and sign displays as directed by the Salesperson(s).
  • Ensure that paper and permanent POS is used in each account in the proper manner and quantity.
  • Complete all the special attention items the Salesperson(s) or Channel Manager have communicated to you.
  • Complete all paperwork correctly and according to established procedures.
  • Collect all monies that are due for the delivery of product to the retail accounts and check them in according to established procedures.
  • Safely handle all empties and unsold product to prevent damage.
  • Each morning prior to leaving the warehouse you will inspect your vehicle according to DOT regulations and adequate fluid levels.
  • Maintain in a current status the DOT required logs.
  • Attend all safety and driver’s meetings.
  • Obey all traffic laws when you are operating a company vehicle. Courtesy on the road is always important.
  • Be polite to other drivers, it is a reflection on the image of the company.
  • Park your truck so you do not interfere with the retailer’s customers.
  • Ensure that your truck cab is always clean and organized.
  • Ensure that your truck is properly serviced and repaired, as necessary.
  • At the last delivery stop load all empty pallets into one bay on each side of the truck.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with the owners, managers, and employees of all your accounts.
  • Demonstrate a sincere interest in the business success of each account.
  • Maintain open and clear communications with all owners, managers, and other employees of the company.
  • Maintain open and clear communications with the owners, managers, and employees of all your accounts.
  • Communicate to the Channel/Area Manager all new competitive activity in your accounts.
  • Should you be unable to make a scheduled delivery to a retail account you must communicate the reason immediately to the Delivery Manager or Salesperson.
  • After the completion of your scheduled delivery duties check with the warehouse office personnel for possible additional assignments.
  • Ensure proper rotation is in effect in all your assigned accounts.
  • Always be aware of code dates and pick up all products you are directed to by the Salesperson(s).
  • Dress in uniform and maintain your personal appearance in a professional manner and according to company policy.
  • Properly operate, protect from damage, and return all equipment that has been issued to you (i.e. radios, hand trucks, vehicles, etc.).
  • Conduct all your activities within the guidelines of all company policies and procedures.
  • Conduct all your activities in accordance to the local, state, and federal liquor control regulations.
  • Report immediately to the Delivery Manager any traffic violations, on or off duty that may affect your CDL or insurability when driving a company vehicle.
  • Report all accidents and injuries immediately to the Delivery Manager.
  • Perform all your work activities in accordance to the established safe work practices, policies, and procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Text SeniorDriver to 205-273-9884 to apply!!

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Gulf Distributing Holdings, LLC is committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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