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Route Driver - Des Moines at Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Des Moines, Iowa

Posted in Drivers 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Overview/Function: The Route Driver plays a key role in the sales process of Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company products, making timely deliveries to various customer locations. They may also help in setting out and/or rotating new product and adjusting point-of-sale displays.

Major Responsibilities:


  • Follow work orders and standard operating procedures (SOPs) while making deliveries of Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling company products to customer sites along designated route

  • Follow all DOT laws and company policies and standards.

  • Unload vehicle at customer site, moving product to designated location(s), filling shelves, rotating stock, building displays, and receiving prior unsold goods (credits)

  • Follow all safety regulations. Maintain clean and orderly work area at customer site to ensure safety for themselves and customers.

  • Ensure professional contact with customers, and maintain a clean and neat appearance at all times in order to favorably represent the company and iconic Coca-Cola brand image.

  • Ethical conduct is expected at all times.

  • Other duties as required.

Experience & Qualifications:


  • High school diploma/GED. 

  • No greater than 2 moving violations, and no OWIs in the last five years

  • Class A CDL with air brakes is required.  (We will help candidate to obtain.)

  • Excellent customer service communication skills in order to interact with customers.  Must provide professional contact and appearance with customers which upholds Atlantic Bottling’s brand image.

  • Ability to read and follow directions and work orders

  • Ability to follow all safety requirements/protocols

  • Customer-focused and an excellent team-player.

  • Flexible with the ability to adapt to varying situations.

  • Some light computer experience is helpful.

  • Regular, consistent attendance is an essential job function.

Additional:


  • The role will travel to various customer sites; each environment will differ as a result.

  • This position is very active and requires the employee to stay alert and focused while driving.  They will frequently lift and/or move items up to 55 lbs. (Moving equipment and tools will be provided to reduce strains and injury.)

  • Standing, walking, twisting, grasping, reaching, pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, sitting, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing will be required.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  

  • The route driver will frequently interact with customers.  The ability to climb stairs is also needed. 

  • Extensive day travel will be required with this role.

  • To accomplish their tasks, the position will need to work around variety of weather environments which Iowa offers (i.e. sun, rain, sleet, rain, snow, cold, heat)

  • The role is considered a safety sensitive position.

Note: No posting can contain a fully comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required in this role.  Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company offers a dynamic, ever-changing environment requiring flexibility and a willing, team-based attitude.  Some duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.

To ensure the safety of our employees, our customers, and our products, Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company offers a drug-free workplace.  Employees are subject to pre-employment/post-offer physical, drug screen, and random drug testing.

AA/EOE