Relief Driver

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Melrose Park, IL
Driver Local Delivery Relief Route [City, State]

The Driver Local Delivery Relief Route utilizes a CDL Class A and is responsible for filling in for a variety of driver roles which may include large and small customer accounts on a predetermined route for advance sales, maintaining strong customer rapport, quality service, delivering and servicing cooler/vending equipment to customers, or operating as a merchandiser or loader as assigned. Examples of these large and small locations include gas stations, party stores, convenience stores, small grocers, big box stores etc.

This position could utilize the following equipment: Tractor Trailer - Semi - Pup Trailer - Box Truck - 28 ft Trailer - 32 ft Trailer - 53 ft Trailer - Delivery Truck - Side Load - Side Bay - Trailer with lift gate - pallet jack - hand truck - dolly

This position could include: Driving - CDL - Class A CDL - Delivery Truck Driver - OTR - Delivery Driver - Customer Delivery - Commercial Driver's License

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Join the team at Dr Pepper Snapple Group and make a difference by pursuing everything that you do with the determination that sets us apart from our competitors. Driving for results leads to recognition and personal growth within the company, helping us to achieve our goal to "Be the Best Beverage Business in the Americas". The success that comes from within each of us is recognized, and creates opportunities for your growth in the organization.

Position Responsibilities

* Cover routes and provide sales and / or merchandising services as assigned.

* Deliver products to scheduled accounts in good condition and within scheduled delivery time.

* Assure brands and packages are rotated properly safeguarding against past-dated products available to consumers by stocking shelves, rotating products, and making sure our dedicated areas look presentable

* Accountable for cash/credit proceeds received from accounts on while on route

* Compute and record transactions and convey all related cash, checks and documents to Route Auditor at conclusion of work shift.

* Provide shelf merchandising to stores upon request by manager or customer.

* Service vending machines with products, collects monies and records meter reading for each vendor, places point of sales material, fills change dispenser, adjusts and cleans mechanism as needed.

* Prepare and extend delivery tickets, showing cases placed and credits given.

* Unload products at each stop using dolly and/or electric pallet jack, organize in dedicated area of store or back room

* Process the return of empty product transport containers, returned products, and/or damaged goods in accordance with company standards

* Notify Account and Route Managers of any changes that occur while at customer sites

* Maintain assigned vehicle in accordance to applicable safety regulations including pre and post trip inspections, maintaining DOT logs, etc…

* Develop and maintain good Company image in the trade and industry to achieve the Company's objective for the overall growth and availability of Dr Pepper Snapple Group brands.

Total Rewards

We take great pride in offering our people benefits that are competitive. We appreciate hard work, innovative ideas and unending passion, which is why we provide a comprehensive set of benefits and options designed to fit the unique lifestyles of our employees from day one based on eligibility requirements..

* High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED)

* 21 years of age or older

* Lift, push, and pull a minimum of 50 pounds repeatedly

* Valid Commercial Driver's License A (CDL A)

* Ability to maintain valid DOT Driver Qualification File

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) is the leading producer of flavored beverages in North America and the Caribbean. Our success is fueled by more than 50 brands that are synonymous with refreshment, fun and flavor. We have 6 of the top 10 non-cola soft drinks, and 11 of our 14 leading brands are No. 1 in their flavor categories. In addition to our flagship Dr Pepper and Snapple brands, our portfolio includes Sunkist soda, 7UP, A&W, Canada Dry, Crush, Mott's, Squirt, Hawaiian Punch, Peñafiel, Clamato, Schweppes, Rose's and Mr & Mrs T mixers.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Dr Pepper Snapple Group recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled