Driver

Ridgeland, MS 39157

Post Date: 05/14/2018 Job ID: 239757 Industry: Light Industrial City: Ridgeland Type: Direct Hire Pay Rate: $27040.00/year

Seeking an experienced DELIVERY DRIVER for a company that recognizes talent and provides the opportunity for training and development for your career growth.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Safely drive truck or van to transport materials within specified area; verify loads against shipping papers; obtain signed receipts for material delivered.

  • Scan each delivery into system to create and print the Truck Manifest before leaving the warehouse; maintain truck log according to state and federal regulations.

  • Determine best route for effective delivery of product that will satisfy customers' expectations of a timely delivery; record delivery information through Xora software application; inspect truck equipment and supplies as required, and immediately report any deficiencies to ensure safe operation.

  • Perform any and all physical requirements necessary to lift and move inventory around the warehouse, as well as load and unload trucks.

  • Operate and maneuver warehouse equipment and any material(s) contained thereon in the manner consistent with the intended purpose of the equipment and the manufacturers instructions; follow all Company safety procedures.

  • May perform Material Handler responsibilities when not engaged in primary responsibilities.

  • Promote and maintain good customer relations; may promote new sales as opportunities arise.

  • Take an active role in communicating customer feedback to Company management, including customer complaints, requests, returns, performance, competitive information, and potential opportunities.

  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience required: Drives a van or truck weighing equal to or below 26,000 Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). Experience in material handling and driving a company vehicle.

  • Employee must possess a valid driver s license issued by his/her state of residence appropriate for the type, class and gross vehicle weight of the Company vehicle to which the employee is assigned.

  • Ability to pass the DOT Medical Exam and Commercial Motor Vehicle Certification.

  • Ability to perform the physical requirements necessary to receive, pick, pack, ship, and move materials throughout the warehouse, including, but not limited to, standing, walking, bending, twisting, stooping, reaching, climbing ladders, cutting wire, and lifting materials weighing up to 70 pounds.

  • Ability to operate and maneuver warehouse equipment, including, but not limited to, pallet jacks, forklifts, and push carts, in the manner necessary to move materials and consistent with manufacturers instructions and safety instructions.

  • Ability to work in a warehouse environment, including the ability to perform physical requirements, adapt to seasonal changes, significant temperature variations, and inclement weather conditions.

  • Ability to abide by safety instruction and use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) or its equivalent is required.

  • Ability to successfully complete all Company training designed to comply with regulatory requirements.

  • Moderate mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to safely operate required vehicles by successfully adhering to the Company road test requirements

  • Ability to maintain a safe driving record

  • Ability to communicate effectively with the general public and customers, including offering information, answering questions, and taking orders

  • High School diploma or GED preferred

If you review the job description and requirements above and your skills are a match, please click the APPLY ONLINE button below. Click the appropriate link as either a First Time Applicant or a Returning Applicant and follow the prompts. If asked, please select the JACKSON INDUSTRIAL branch. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 601-353-3777.


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