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.
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.
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.