Hiawatha, Iowa

POSITION PURPOSE   
As a Delivery Driver, you will be responsible for the distribution and delivery of maintenance, repair, and operational (MRO) products to a variety of facilities and businesses. You will operate a company 26' delivery truck, loading and unloading freight for deliveries to local customers.  This position will be based out of our new Hiawatha, IA facility making deliveries throughout the local area. The shift will be from Monday through Friday and typical shifts range from 6:00 am to 4:00 pm, with some overtime depending on the volume for that day.      

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  •   Performing pre and post trip vehicle inspections to ensure your vehicle is ready for the road
  •   Loading the truck in an efficient manner for unload and confirming customer orders
  •   Climbing in and out of the delivery cab to accommodate customer deliveries throughout the day
  •   Operating foot and hand controls for commercial vehicles
  •   Operating commercial vehicle in compliance with local, state and federal laws
  •   Creating customer cheerleaders through excellent customer service; providing assistance as a liaison between customer service and      delivery location as needed
  •   Performing   overtime as required, accomplishing deliveries and maintaining customer satisfaction
  •   Obtaining divery confirmation via manual or electronic methods
  •   Performing warehouse duties and tasks assigned

NATURE AND SCOPE   
Reports to Operations/Transportation Manager.    

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS   
Usually in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors causing moderate physical discomfort from such things as dust, fumes or odors.   Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   
Must be 21 years of age or older.   
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

EDUCATION   
Minimal or no educational requirement for this job.

YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE   
1+ years

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS   
Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 
1 year of previous route delivery driving experience (26' trucks or larger)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES and COMPETENCIES 
As a Delivery Driver, you must be a team player with excellent customer service skills and the drive to succeed. Qualified candidates are self-motivated, responsible, highly organized and able to multitask in a fast paced and changing environment.

Other requirements of the Delivery Driver include:

  • Valid, active Driver's License.
  • Clean Motor Vehicle Record  
  • Ability to load and unload heavy items up to 70 lbs.  
  • Must pass DOT physical, criminal check and drug screen  
  • Excellent customer service skills  
  • Clean appearance  
  • Must be familiar with local and surrounding areas  
  • Ability to read maps and follow directions

Hiawatha, Iowa

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