Delivery Driver for Jackson, MS

Performance Food Group Jackson, MS
Job Description

The primary function of this position is to drive a tractor trailer, tandem trailer and/ or straight trucks on intrastate and interstate routes for the purpose of delivering and/or unloading various products (meats, produce, frozen foods, groceries, dry goods) for restaurants, delicatessens, hospitals, schools, nursing homes, convenience stores, supermarkets and other foodservice outlets in a safe and timely manner and in accordance with Department of Transportation regulations. Most routes allow you to be home every night!

* Perform "pre-trip safety check" inspection of truck and trailer according to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.

* Inspect cab and trailer to insure they meet company quality standards and take appropriate action as needed.

* Perform count check of items and check customer invoices of products that have been loaded.

* Drive to and deliver customer orders according to a predetermined route and delivery schedule.

* Perform damage control checks on items and contact supervisor about removing orders according to company policy.

* Verify delivery of items with customer and obtain proper signatures. Collect money (cash or checks) where required.

* Load customer returns on to trailer, breakdown and stow roller conveyor system and secure trailer doors.

* Unload damaged goods and customer returns at the driver check-in dock and complete necessary paperwork.

* Perform "post trip safety check" on the vehicle, secure tractor and trailer and / or "Red Tag" for repair or maintenance as needed.

* Perform general housekeeping duties in cab, loading dock area and keep trailers clear and clean as required.

* At the end of the shift secure all equipment and complete all necessary paperwork.


Medical, Dental, Vision

Company Matched 401k

Vacation, personal, and sick time

Education Assistance

Quarterly Safety Bonus

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or GED equivalent

Work Mon-Fri, 3 AM – 6 AM dispatch time

Minimum 1 year commercial tractor-trailer driving experience

Valid CDL A

Clean Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)

Pass Road Test and Drug screening

Able to secure DOT medical card

Able to lift, carry, move product using two-wheeler and ramps

Able to lift, move, carry up 10-35 lbs. routinely and up to 60 lbs. occasionally throughout shift

Able to operate onboard computer and point of delivery scanner

Must live in Jackson, MS or surrounding area – No relocation available

Preferred Qualifications

Post High School vocational and/or technical school classes/certifications

2+ years commercial tractor-trailer driving experience

Foodservice and/or beverage distribution industry experience

People Net and POD scanner systems experience

Customer service skills training