Route Driver

Location
Savannah, Georgia
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Nov 16, 2018
Closes
Apr 13, 2019
Sector
Manufacturing
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Minimum Experience Required
1 year
Manages Others?
No
Desired:  Forklift Driver’s License   SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

The primary responsibility of the Driver is to help meet the needs of the company and our customers by delivering and picking up goods and materials in a timely, safe and courteous manner.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
 
  • Safely operate company vehicles up to an 18.5 ft. flatbed truck. 
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  • Safely operate a forklift and other material handling equipment. 
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  • Assist with packing/unpacking products or parts; loading/unloading cargo as needed. 
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  • Drive to/from vendors picking up/delivering goods and materials in accordance with a standing schedule/route and at other times when necessary to maintain project and shipment schedules. 
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  • Comply with all traffic and driving rules and regulations as well as with company policies and procedures. 
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  • Collect and verify delivery instructions. 
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  • Report defects, accidents or violations. 
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  • Assist with other shipping/receiving tasks as assigned by supervisor or lead persons. 
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Skills and Experience  

Experience:   Minimum 3 years valid driver license with clear vehicle motor record and 1 year related work experience. 


Other Knowledge, skills, abilities: 
 

  • Ability to drive and safely operate an 18.5’ flatbed truck. 
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  • Ability to safely operate other material handling equipment such as forklift and pallet jack. 
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  • Ability to understand and correctly execute verbal and written instructions. 
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  • Has a keen sense of direction and in-depth familiarity with freeways/roadways. 
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  • Ability to read and utilize maps and navigation tools/devices. 
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  • Excellent safety record in previous jobs 
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  • Ability to work well with team members, demonstrate a positive attitude and maintain professional behavior and appearance. 
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  • Steel toe safety shoes/boots required. 
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  • Must be reliable and maintain good attendance. 
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