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Local delivery driver - Full Time

Gordon Food Service - Niles, MI


Posted on 05/11/22 (Ref: MIaDMBe0UV)

Local delivery driver - Niles, MI - Gordon Food Service

Call (844) 312-0848 to learn more.



Welcome to Gordon Food Service! We are excited that you are thinking about opportunities with us, and we have an amazing story to share. See below for a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry. There's a seat at our table for you...

Home Daily

Local Route Drivers Average $70,000-$90,000 Annually!

Hours: 3 AM to 5 AM start time - Finish
Benefits after 30 days!

Position Summary:

Presents a positive image to Gordon Food Service (GFS) customers through courteous, on-time, and accurate deliveries of GFS products. Serves as liaison between GFS management and customers. Communicates all customer issues and concerns. Operates GFS equipment in a professional and safe manner demonstrating attention to detail, safe work habits, working knowledge of Tractor-Trailer, refrigerated van and the ability to deal effectively with customers and the public.

You're home daily - here's what you'd be doing each day:
  • Enjoy an established route, building great customer experiences
  • Deliver groceries to each customer site - likely 12-14 drops per day
  • Get a workout with loads of up to 350 lbs on a two-wheeler
  • Connect with the customer to be sure their needs are met
  • Use state of the industry tools to track your deliveries and issues
  • Ensures safe, accurate, timely, and efficient deliveries of GFS products.
  • Build and maintain good customer relationships. Demonstrates self-control.
  • Accurately collects customer payments. Safeguards company funds and follows GFS banking policies.
  • Performs all Sales Service functions by the 90th day of employment.
  • Perform proper equipment maintenance, monitor reefer temperature, and reports mechanical issues and damages in timely manner.
  • Complete daily check-ins in a timely manner with no errors.
  • Collaborates with management and sales representatives to communicate customer concerns.
  • Perform daily pre/post trip inspection of vehicles and equipment. Completes check in process accurately and on time. Manage paperwork to include register, credits, pick-ups, etc
  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with other GFS employees.
  • Maintains peer relationships in the field to share issues and ideas. Attending department meetings
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

We'll teach you a lot, but we do have a few minimum requirements:
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Ready for technology - handheld scanners, basic computer operations
  • Successfully passing a drug test that will assess drug usage (including marijuana) and a background check
  • CDL Class A required
  • Clean driving record; as required by DOT and Gordon Food Service standards
  • You must be registered through the Department of Transportation Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse and provide electronic consent in order to be considered for employment with us effective January 6th, 2020. If you have not registered through the Clearinghouse, click here to register
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent (preferred)

BE PART OF AN AMAZING CULTURE WHERE WHAT MATTERS TO YOU, MATTERS TO US!

Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words "Accommodation Request" in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free. Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.

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