Route Jumper

Recruiter
C&S Wholesale Grocers
Location
Newington
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Role
Retail
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Company Overview

Davidson Specialty Foods is the largest specialty foods distributor in New England, carrying over 6,000 items in natural, organic, specialty, Kosher, and ethnic lines at their CT warehouse facility. Founded on the value of providing quality products at a level of service second to none, Davidson has been bringing value to their customers for over 36 years. Davidson Specialty Foods is one of the many companies within the C&S Family of Companies, the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at Davidson Specialty Foods Co. Davidson Specialty Foods is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As a Route Jumper, you will work in a warehouse, putting freight away and keeping floors clean. In this role, you will also fill in for truck drivers as needed, jumping on a route for a day(s) or week(s) at a time, delivering product to stores.

Responsibilities

* Work first shift in the warehouse putting freight away, keeping floors clean & swept

* Fill in on truck to deliver when regular driver is off or on vacation

* Drive our trucks in a responsible & safe manner

* Be responsible for any damage incurred in or on our trucks, including merchandise; responsible for all paperwork

* Customer Service - Manage difficult or emotional customer situations; respond promptly to customer needs; respond to requests for service and assistance

* Communication Skills - Speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listen and gets clarification; respond well to questions; participate in meetings; write clearly and informatively; present numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information

* Safety and Security - Observe safety and security procedures; report potentially unsafe conditions; use equipment and materials properly

Qualifications

* To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

* High school diploma or equivalent; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

* Language Skills - Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence

* Mathematical Skills - Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divide

* Certificates, Licenses, Registrations - Must have a current medical card on them at all times

* Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

* While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 100 pounds

* Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

* While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

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