Delivery Sideloader Driver (CDL A) ***$10,000 Hiring Incentive*** (Home Every Night)
Job Details
GA-Savannah - Savannah, GA
Description

The Sideloader Driver is responsible for the safe and efficient transportation of products to customers in a manner that meets customer requirements.  He or she will load and unload the products from the vehicle and verify contents against shipping invoices or inventories.  Most importantly and without exception, the driver operates within the legal speed limits and in a safe fashion at all times.

Qualifications
  • Must be 21 years or older
  • 1 – 3 years of direct experience in a similar position preferred
  • Proven experience in and an understanding of Delivery and Warehouse Operations
  • Experience in safe operation of electric pallet jack and/or forklift
  • Valid Class A CDL
  • Clean driving record
  • Ability to drive and maintain a valid and/or current driver license
  • Ability to secure and maintain auto-liability insurance in accordance with state laws

Responsibilities

  • Build and ensure excellent customer service by consistently delivering orders on time and in good condition and by acting in a courteous and professional manner
  • Comply with all Department of Transportation standards and regulations and maintain a good driving record
  • Unload and deliver products at assigned stops frequently using pallet jack or forklift
  • Verify count and condition of goods unloaded and accurately report all overages, shortages, and breakage/damage
  • Report customer needs and concerns to appropriate management and participate in delivering resolutions
  • Complete pre-trip inspections before leaving the warehouse and post-trip inspections upon return to the warehouse and properly document all maintenance problems and defects in writing
  • Maintain constant communication and collaboration with the sales and delivery departments to work together as a team
  • Become familiar with United’s portfolio of brands
  • Remain knowledgeable of and adhere to federal and state regulations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Competencies

  • Problem Solving
  • Customer Focus
  • Professionalism
  • Relationships
  • Flexibility
  • Time Management
  • Material Control
  • Effective Judgment
  • Communication
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Solution-Oriented
  • Collaboration

Critical Skills

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time in order to meet frequently changing deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to read, write, and perform basic math computations
  • Working knowledge of computerized hand-held devices
  • Ability to use learn and United technology
  • Results-driven (performance)

Working Conditions

  • Able to maintain very high proficiency and job standards while working in a non-temperature controlled environment that includes exposure to heat, high humidity, and inclement weather
  • Able to work occasionally in refrigerated areas
  • Able to work in an environment with moderate noise levels

Physical Requirements and Essential Functions

  • Regular, reliable attendance required
  • Able to frequently use hand trucks, stairs, ramps, and docks
  • Able to talk and hear, stand and walk, sit, reach with arms and hands, lift and carry, and use hands and fingers to handle or feel
  • Able to down stack and relocate large amounts of product weighing up to 180 lbs throughout the day
  • Able to perform greater than average lifting, with some overhead lifting required
  • Able to safely operate electric or manual pallet jack and/or forklift
  • Able to frequently climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Able to learn and maintain knowledge of company and products
  • Must have specific vision abilities that include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to judge distance
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