Job: Class A CDL - Route Driver
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MUST LIVE IN OR VERY NEAR ALBUQUERQUE. * Performs daily pre-trip and safety inspections on equipment prior to commencing route. * Partner with routers to acquire delivery schedule and communicate delays, arrivals, and/or equipment problems as encountered. * Drive established route to deliver wine, spirits, beer, and non-alcoholic beverage products to assigned customers. * Resolve customer concerns/complaints regarding spoilage, breakage, and or incorrect product being sent from SWS warehouse. * Assemble customer orders and place on hand truck to complete delivery cycle. Place product in storage and or account specific designated areas. * Record route activity and produce accurate and thorough delivery records. * Collect monies owed to SWS care of the account on a limited basis. * Provide high level of service and explore additional business opportunities and new leads with customer and relay to sales force. * Comply with company safety standards, Department of Transportation regulations, Alcoholic Beverage Control regulations, and warehouse delivery policies/procedures. * Keep interior of truck organized and clean. * Work flexible hours which include early morning (i.e. 4:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. start times), evenings, and/or weekends. Overnight travel as required. Additional hours required during the peak season of October, November and December. * Perform other work related duties and special projects as assigned.
Skills / Requirements
* High School Diploma/GED and 1-2 years experience in a distribution environment. * Must possess a Class A Commercial Driver's License and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) and a minimum of two years of route delivery/driving experience. * Adhere to all Department of Transportation (DOT) regulatory requirements and the Federal Motor Carrier (FMC) guidelines. * Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator. * Language skills allow employee to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. * Provide high level of customer service to ensure accounts are satisfied with product and timeliness of deliveries. * Able to regularly and consistently lift and carry 45-60+ pound cases of product. * Competent working independently on a daily basis with minimal supervision. Preferred Credentials: * Previous delivery and distribution experience in the food and beverage industry. * Familiarity with Alcoholic Beverage Control regulations.