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Delivery Driver Lead

Company: US Foods
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Call (844) 751-4160 for more information!

Ready to build a career with a company that's leading the foodservice industry?We help YOU make it! Our Delivery Driver Leads start at $29.00 / hour. LEAD DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in the Safety Performance Team and ensure that safety is a key focus.
  • Train and mentor new drivers on company policies, procedures, and monitor compliance/performance.
  • Perform customer site visits to determine feasibility of delivery.
  • Partner with the Night Warehouse Supervisors on safety and visual aids/demonstrations.
  • Perform post-accident ride-a longs with drivers to assist in identifying root cause analysis and re-training as necessary.
  • Participate in offsite training and developmental opportunities.
  • Must satisfactorily complete all company mandated trainings and assessments including
  • US Foods Driver Onboarding program.
  • Other duties to include:
  • Perform all pre-trip responsibilities including but not limited to: obtaining and reviewing driver itinerary, checking route numbers and account numbers for assigned deliveries, counting items and checking customer invoices of products that have been loaded, moving tractors to the loading dock to attach the preloaded trailers, completing required trailer temperature checks and performing pre-trip safety check inspections of trucks and trailers according to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.
  • Drive to and deliver customer orders to meet the scheduled customer times and maintain adequate productivity rate to meet delivery schedules. Use electronic time keeping system to log in time at customer site.
  • Apply knowledge of commercial driving and skills in maneuvering vehicle at varying speeds in difficult situations, such as heavy traffic, inclement weather or in tight loading dock areas.
    • Visually survey customer ' s site during the approach to determine hazards.
    • Unload products from the trailer with a hand truck or by hand and place items in designated customer storage areas.
    • Verify delivery of correct items with customer and obtain proper signatures. Collect money (cash or checks) where required. Contact distribution center management for authorization of invoice discrepancies and communicate all errors and returns.
    • As requested by management, drive backhauls which requires picking up product from vendors and bring back to warehouse for receiving while staying within DOT Hours of Service (HOS) regulations.
    • As requested by management, drive shuttles which requires moving loaded trailers containing various food products, equipment and supplies and empty trailers to and from remote dispatch sites while staying within DOT Hours of Service (HOS) regulations.
    • Return tractor and trailer to distribution center when route is completed.
    • Perform all post-trip responsibilities including but not limited to: unloading damaged goods and customer returns and completing necessary paperwork; performing safety checks on the truck and trailer, unhooking and securing the trailer; fueling (as required by the distribution center); parking and securing the tractor and hand truck; completing DOT logs (electronic or manual as required) and company vehicle maintenance reports (DVIR) and reconcile these with the appropriate company representative as required.
    • Attend all required company meetings and adhere to all safety practices and company policies.
    • Follow distribution center shift times and continue until the work is completed within DOT HOS regulations. Some Holiday, Saturday, Sunday, and overnight deliveries may be required.Physical Requirements
      • Ability to lift/carry/push/pull 20 to 80+ lbs. of product repetitively during each shift required
      • Comfortable driving and working in inclement weather conditions with frequent stops (10+ per shift) requiredWhat You Bring to the Table
        • Register to the FMCSA Clearinghouse*
        • Must be at least 21 years of age
        • Must have valid CDL Class A issued by the state of legal residence with necessary endorsements and DOT qualifications
        • Minimum of six months commercial driving experience or three months commercial driving experience in the food and/or beverage delivery industry required
        • Ability to operate manual transmission preferredRegister to the FMCSA Clearinghouse: You must be registered, or be willing to register, to the FMCSA Clearinghouse as required by the Department of Transportation. Registering to the FMCSA Clearinghouse is a requirement by the Department of Transportation. All Drivers are required to the Clearinghouse website and register to the new database. The Clearinghouse is a secure online database that provides real-time information about commercial driver's license (CDL) and commercial learner's permit (CLP) holders' drug and alcohol program violations. If you have not registered to the FMCSA database, please note registration is required. Please visit and click GO to login. If you are able to login, but are having trouble with the Clearinghouse registration, see the "Clearinghouse Help" field on the clearinghouse page.#ZR#AP

          Qualified drivers, Call (844) 751-4160 to speak with a recruiter today!

Keywords: US Foods, Council Bluffs , Delivery Driver Lead, Professions , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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