At SpartanNash, relationships matter and working on the Supply Chain/Distribution team isn't just about how we serve our customers, it's about how we treat our associates. We want you to feel valued as an individual and as part of our team.
Our culture is vibrant and associates want to stay here because we have good people. It's not unusual to see longevity of 25+ years at our facilities. We share a sense of pride and are excited to contribute to the company's prosperity.
Responsible to safely drive commercial truck on designated route to deliver product to a series of customers. Assist to unload products at each delivery location; obtain delivery confirmation and complete necessary paperwork.
Perform routine vehicle inspection and operate vehicle in a safe and efficient manner, in compliance with DOT regulations. Perform pre and post trip inspection and complete daily drivers logs.
High School Diploma (Preferred)
or GED preferred.
Licenses and Certifications
Commercial Drivers License (Required)
One (1) year At least 100,000 miles of all season commercial driving experience required
Must pass DOT physical examination and DOT pre employment drug test; subject to periodic random alcohol and drug test.
Must be able to work up to 60 hours per week including nights and weekends
Must have a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License with Good all seasons driving record
Responsibilities and Essential Duties
Responsible to safely drive commercial truck with trailer(s) on designated route to deliver products as per delivery schedule, in accordance with all current DOT rules and regulations; regularly make out-of-town deliveries. Maintain DOT drivers log book or electronic logging device (onboard computer) and other delivery documentation.
Assist to unload truck/trailers at each delivery location and verify correct products are delivered and obtain delivery confirmation and customer signature.
Inform management of any deviations and/or invoice discrepancies; pickup damaged goods and customer returns; ensure necessary paperwork is completed and relevant documents are attached.
Report any unsafe unloading conditions at delivery location to dispatcher/supervisor.
Perform pre-post trip inspection on vehicle before every run to ensure all mechanical, safety, and emergency components are in working condition and in accordance to DOT regulations.
Responsible to perform pre-trip duties such as to review driver itinerary and check route details for assigned deliveries; check customer invoices, may move tractors to the loading dock to attach the preloaded trailers and if necessary maintain required trailer temperature
Responsible to perform post-trip duties such as to unload damaged, customer returns products and ensure necessary paperwork is attached; unhook and secure the trailer; refill fuel; park and secure the tractor and hand truck; complete DOT logs and record all deliveries/pickup made, reconcile records with the appropriate company representative as required.
Perform simple vehicle maintenance (i.e. clean interiors and exteriors, take vehicle for state inspection, filling tires with air, etc.). Report damage and/or repair requirements; coordinate with the dispatcher/supervisor to accomplish routine vehicle maintenance and repairs.
Provide quality customer service at every delivery location; note and report issues and complaints received about schedules and quality of service to dispatcher/ supervisor for resolution.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.
Knowledge, Skills Abilities
Good communication skills; ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Good organizational, prioritization and attention to details skills.
Good customer service skills. Ability to read maps, route schedules, and operate vehicle in a variety of traffic and weather conditions. Knowledge of federal regulations and DOT guidelines.
Must be flexible working in shifts including evenings and weekends. Ability to work safely and carefully to prevent injury to self and others while driving, loading, and unloading vehicle. Ability to operate global positioning systems (GPS) /Electronic On-Board Recorders to communicate with dispatch.
Basic computer skills preferred. Ability to travel with overnights on occasion.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds frequently during loading and unloading (average case weight of 18.7 pounds, 83% of cases are less than 30 pounds). Must be able to push and pull loaded pallets and carts weighing up to 2,700 pounds. The employee is required to sit up to eleven hours per day and climb in and out of tractor and trailer often. Overnight travel may be required.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is subject to a vehicle environment and is exposed to outside weather conditions frequently, including load/unload in extreme weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment us usually low to moderate, but is occasionally moderate to high.
Truck, Trailer, Forklift, etc.
General office equipment (i.e., computer, telephone, copy/facsimile machine, etc.)