Class A Lead Driver - Gainesville, GA in Gainesville, GA at Reddy Ice

Date Posted: 2/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Worker Time Type

Full time

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE:


This position delivers ice to customers in articulated vehicles (tractor-trailers) that require a CDL Class A license.  In markets without tractor-trailers, a Class B license will be sufficient for this role.  Drivers are either assigned a delivery route or transport truckloads of ice to specific customer locations.  The delivery region, route, and type of equipment operated is subject to change depending on business needs.  When not assigned a route, this position trains newly hired drivers (Class A, Class B, and Non-CDL).



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


1.  Assist supervisors with rolling out updated Standard Operations Procedures training, inventory counts, safety communication, and other operational and training initiatives.

2.  Stay up-to-date and engaged on the CRM Dashboard.  Communicate necessary changes to the CRM Dashboard to the Customer Service Manager.  Update customer files to ensure efficient customer deliveries and avoid out-of-ice situations.

3.  Participate daily in the Daily Visual Management (DVM) process; reviews DVM results with other drivers.

4.  Perform road tests on driver candidates; complete paperwork as required.

5.  Train newly hired drivers on equipment, policies, and procedures.  Complete all training paperwork as required.

6.  Operate and maintain a clean company truck in a safe and professional manner.

7.  Perform pre/post trip inspections, comply with state/federal hours of service requirements, and operate the vehicle in accordance with DOT regulations.

8.  Unload, deliver, and rotate ice at customer and other designated locations using a safe, courteous, and service-oriented method.

9.  Produce invoices for each delivery and complete all other required paperwork.

10.  Responsible for the safe operation, working condition, and inventory of all driver “tools”, including:  handhelds, printers, handcarts, and handtrucks.

11.  Immediately report all accidents and injuries, regardless of severity to the immediate supervisor.

12.  Pick up merchandisers and other equipment as directed.

13.  Follow all Standard Operating Procedures and processes.

14.  Make and assume other duties and responsibilities required or assigned by management.

15.  Adhering to the Code of Business Ethics is essential.  We value honesty and integrity above all else  and we expect our employees to be committed to the highest ethical standards.


CONTACTS:


Internal:     CSM, CSR’s/Dispatchers, Location Manager (if at spoke), Lead Driver (where applicable), Forklift Operators


External:    Customers and warehouse personnel



OPERATING RESPONSIBILITIES:


This position requires a Class A CDL drivers license.  This is a professional driver position and must drive safely and courteously at all times.   Must possess and maintain a clean driving record. 


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:


No supervisory responsibility.  Assists management in training new employees, evaluating candidate’s driving skills, and in maintaining data in the CRM.



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:


Must have a High School education or GED.  Three years previous route delivery driver experience and prior lead driver experience preferred.  Must have basic math skills and exceptional customer relations skills.



WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


Must be able to drive in stressful environments.  Unloads, loads, and rotates product in merchandisers.  Required to lift 40 lbs throughout the day.  Required to work in all weather conditions.



RESPONSIBILITY FOR PROPERTY, FUNDS AND INFORMATION


This position has direct responsibility for property, funds and information.  This individual must adhere to and follow all corporate policies and procedures.  Responsible for truck and all other driver tools. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Location

City:

Gainesville

State:

Georgia

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