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TITLE: Truck Driver DEPARTMENT: Shipping & Receiving

STATUS: PT/FT, Journeyperson, Union, Hourly REPORTS TO: Shipping & Receiving Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY: To ensure the highest level of service possible to Outpost's internal and external customers. To drive Outpost's truck to transport materials and products to Outpost's multiple locations and catering events.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Ability to work in an environment with moderate to loud noises including, but not limited to: equipment, machinery, paging, telephones, and human voices. Regular work near moving mechanical parts (i.e. truck lift, dock, power equipment). Regular work in wet, humid conditions and cold/hot climates. Job related travel within Metro Milwaukee area.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Customer Service

a. Treat people fairly, consistently, and with respect.

b. Ensure efficient, informative, and friendly service according to established customer service vision and standards.

2. Shipping & Receiving Department Responsibilities

Deliveries and Truck Maintenance

a. Prepare and load truck for deliveries. Secure cargo for transit.

b. Drive truck to destination. Unload truck and check in with store receivers.

c. Complete deliveries on schedule.

d. Follow all traffic laws and drive in a courteous and professional manner.

e. Maintain truck log.

f. Maintain telephone contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.

g. Report all damage and broken equipment upon onset of condition.

h. Maintain vehicle in a clean, neat and sanitary condition, wash as needed.

i. Inspect and maintain truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil and water.

Other

a. Assist with light maintenance and janitorial duties at various locations when needed.

b. Adjust to changing conditions to facilitate the delivery of products to customers.

3. All Staff Duties

a. Abide by all Co-op policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook and other company documents.

b. Keep store/office orderly and clean.

c. Maintain a positive attitude.

d. Perform all other duties as assigned by the director of store operations or shipping and receiving coordinator.

 
Position Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Must have a current driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Ability to work well independently and with others
  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills
  • Ability to handle multiple demands, work under time pressures, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to follow through on systems and procedures
  • Demonstrate objectivity, neutrality, and calmness under pressure
  • Regular, predictable attendance
  • Effective communication skills in English
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions
  • Demonstrated ability to follow through on commitments
  • Aware of surroundings at all times
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to be flexible and to adapt to changing conditions quickly
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment (i.e. pallet jacks, manual and electrical loading dock lifts, truck rail gates, etc.)

 

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Standing, walking, bending, sitting, reaching
  • Using hands or fingers to handle or feel
  • Specific vision ability: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and adjust focus
  • Ability to lift up to 80 lbs.
  • Ability to team lift up to and over 100 lbs.
  • Ability to work in cold climate on regular basis
  • High level of maneuverability
  • Ability to use feet and hands to operate machinery and company vehicle(s)

 

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER NOTICE:

The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors, requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that the employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or a work environment change.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number LOG-19-00001  
Open Date 2/5/2019  
Location Operations  
About the Organization Outpost Natural Foods exists so that our owners have a healthy, diverse, and sustainable community. We are a locally owned cooperative business that strives to provide the highest quality food and products to our customers. Outpost Natural Foods was founded in a store front in Milwaukee in 1970, to provide high quality organic and natural foods to the community. We have now grown to 4 retail stores, a Market Cafe, an organic and natural production kitchen/bakery, and other wholesale outlets.

We are seeking reliable and responsible employees who want to grow with our business. We offer a generous benefits package including: Health, Dental, Vision, STD, Life Insurance, Profit Sharing, Pension (Full-time), 401K, Vacation, Personal Days, Paid Holidays, Employee Discount, & More! We also offer ongoing training and development, internal promotional opportunities, a mentoring program, health and wellness initiatives, and volunteerism in the community.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://OutpostCoop.appone.com



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