Performance Foodservice will hire and train individuals who hold a valid Class A license with 0+ years of experience and enter them into our Associate Driver training program. Driver Associates will perform driver duties that will allow them to gain the necessary experience to qualify for a Professional Driver position with Performance Foodservice after successfully completing the program.
Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:
Deliver the right products to customer accounts, in a professional, safe and timely manner, using a multitude of methods including manual lifting, use of two wheel dolly, ramps, and/or carts in multi-temperature environments.
Safe and professional operation of a commercial motor vehicle, including but not limited to: Combination vehicles, straight trucks, or other vehicles such as pick-up trucks and service vans with a GVWR or GCWR over 10,001 lbs.
Complete pre-trip, in-route, and post-trip inspections of equipment.
Ability to operate vehicles in congested areas with limited space and potential obstacles.
Comply with all applicable Department of Transportation regulations including but not limited: Controlled Substances, Commercial Driver Licensing, Driver Qualification, CMV Operation, Hours of Service; CSA inspections and compliance, Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance, etc.
Maintain an acceptable driving record in compliance with Department of Transportation Regulations.
Utilize an on board computer to track hours of service.
Provide exceptional customer service.
Safely and accurately unload and deliver multi-temperature product to customers utilizing a variety of preferred methods including lift gates, carts, conveyers, hand trucks, and/or pallet jacks.
Utilize barcode scanners at the point of delivery as required to verify delivered product.
Pick up returned product as required.
Accurately complete delivery and pick up paperwork.
Maintain contact with Dispatch to receive delivery or pick up instructions or changes in scheduled deliveries or pick-ups.
Maintain route plan as provided by Dispatch. Communicate to Dispatch any barriers to maintaining the route plan so any changes can be communicated to the customer.
Maintain knowledge and comprehension of all applicable Department of Transportation regulations and Company policies through Company training and certifications.
Observe all local, state and federal laws and ordinances.
Perform all other projects and duties as assigned.
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