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Driver - Gilroy, CA ($22.50/Hourly) Open Availability at SUPERVALU Inc in Gilroy, California

Posted in Drivers 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Overview:   

Responsible for delivering products to customers.  Loads and unloads the truck in a safe and timely manner according to UNFI procedures. Minimizes delays and reports problems.  Picks up supplies and back-hauls from vendors.


Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:    

  • Performs pre and post trip inspections of vehicle utilizing knowledge of safe and effective loading and handling procedures. Reviews paperwork for completeness and accuracy.  Checks orders for correct number of boxes, correct addresses, and support documentation.

  • Completes time cards, enters trip data into on-board computer and completes paper logs if necessary.  Complies with FMCSA regulations.

  • Delivers and unloads products utilizing equipment including tractor trailer, ramps, lift gates, pallet jacks, load bars and other devices which assist delivery. Verifies piece count, leaves the appropriate paperwork and secures the required signatures and store stamps (when applicable) on delivery documents.

  • Operates vehicle safely within UNFI guidelines minimizing accidents, traffic violations and complaints from the public.

  • Reports any accident immediately to the Transportation Manager/Department.

  • Keeps vehicles well maintained, safe, and secure.  Reports any defects promptly using DCVR form.

  • Picks up supplies and back hauls from vendors. Completes related paperwork.

  • Addresses and resolves customer problems as appropriate.

  • Attends mandatory drivers’ meetings, training or administrative sessions as required.

  • Maintains the Company’s professional reputation to customers, the public and company employees.  Projects professional image by dressing in company provided clothing.

  • Assumes other related duties as required or assigned.

  • Performance Measurements:

  1. Customer orders arrive in quality condition and correspond precisely to customer orders.

  2. Professional communication exists with customers and vendors.  

  3. Driving and loading functions are performed according to Company standards and safety regulations.

  4. Delivery schedules are precisely met.  Delays are minimized.

  5. Vehicles are clean and well maintained.

  6. Good communication and coordination exist with area staff, related departments, customers, and vendors. Management is well informed.

    Job Requirements: 

  • Education/Certification:

    • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.

    • Valid medical card as prescribed by the Federal Motor Carrier Administration and a valid state specific Commercial Driver’s License, Class A.

    • Ability to pass a written exam and road test.

  • Experience:

  • Prefer minimum of one year verified experience operating a tractor trailer.

  • Must be 21 years of age.

  • Knowledge:            

  • Basic knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) laws and mandates. Understanding of UNFI's safety standards.

  • Skills/Abilities:

    • Good written and verbal communication skills

    • Good math skills

    • Solid understanding of receiving and shipping functions

    • Good time management skills

    • Strong computer skills


Why Work for SUPERVALU?   

As one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the United States, SUPERVALU is dedicated to feeding our communities by providing innovative, customer-centric solutions. We deliver on that promise every day through a strong network of 30,000 talented employees who supply the best national brands and our own high-quality and affordable private label products to thousands of customers, and millions of consumers, nationwide. With a wide variety of services and industry leading expertise, SUPERVALU offers you the opportunity to shape the food industry through every stage of your career. 




All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status.  SUPERVALU is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.  VEVRAA Federal Contractor.