Responsible for driving a tractor trailer for the purpose of delivering and unloading various products. This requires using excellent customer service skills, and working in accordance with state and DOT regulations.
Essential Job Functions:
The Delivery Driver will be assigned duties, based on organizational needs and priorities.
Deliver product within assigned route schedule and time windows. Immediately inform management team of any deviations.
Unload product from trailer, by hand or using hand cart/pallet jack, and place in designated customer storage areas. May include transporting product down ramps, stairs, or docks, in all weather conditions.
Frequently lift, push, or move product that weighs 1-75 pounds, up to 100 pounds; frequently reach up to 72” to stack and unstack pallets and hand cart; constantly bend and twist while loading and unloading product, and retrieving items from trailer.
Verify delivery of items with customer and obtain proper signatures. Contact management for authorization when discrepancies on invoice and communicate all errors/returns.
Collect money (cash or checks) where required, and turn in all funds collected daily.
Pickup, load and unload damaged goods and customer returns, and complete necessary paperwork.
Perform pre-trip and post-trip responsibilities in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and Harvest policies and procedures.
Perform coupling/un-coupling procedures for the tractor/trailer as needed.
Complete Department of Transportation (DOT) logs (electronic or manual as required), company vehicle maintenance reports and reconcile with appropriate company representative as required.
Follow Harvest preferred work methods at all times, and immediately advise supervisor of any unsafe conditions.
Maintain and safely operate all assigned equipment, including but not limited to hand cart, pallets jacks, and personal protective equipment.
Maintain sanitary conditions in tractor and trailer and assist with maintaining sanitary conditions in the warehouse and yard.
Assist colleagues as needed.
Attend staff scheduled staff meetings.
When On-Call must be available by phone and at the branch within the hour.
Perform other tasks as needed.