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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/17/2016


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High School Diploma or GED


The Route Relief Driver relieves a Route Sales Driver or
Route Delivery Driver based on the daily needs of the
Branch Location. The Relief Driver is responsible for
operating a Tractor Trailer to deliver products to
customers. The position involves loading, prdering,
delivering, product accounting and other functions
involved in servicing a variety of customers. This
position is not assigned to a specific route or day.
* Deliver product to customers in an efficient, timely,
courteous and accurate manner.
* Ensure that all accounts are maintained according to
the published schematics.
* Secure and maintain distribution of all authorized
company products.
* Promote the addition and sales of new products.
* Ensure sufficient route inventory levels to meet
customer demands while adhering to account inventory
control and company distribution procedures.
* Submit all customer paperwork and deposits daily;
including invoices, load orders, and handheld reports.
* Maintain proper handheld records for all accounts.
* Load or unload cases of product manually with hook,
handcart or pallet-jack onto and off the truck.
* Ensure load is properly secured. Collect empty cases.
* Resolve customer complaints.
* Stock and/or rotate product on shelves or in cold
* Reset product displays.
* Must maintain idle time to company standards / Xata
* Must be able to complete assigned route within DOT
time regulations.
* Implement and maintain plan o gram integrity and Point
of sale material where needed.
* Maintain a valid Class B CDL and current DOT medical
card. Per Company and/or DOT regulations, report any
moving violations to management immediately.
* Checks load security prior to travel and at each stop,
making adjustments when needed.
* Know and comply with all Department of Transportation
regulations per the Federal Motor Carrier Safety
Regulations handbook.
* Complete all daily DOT and customer paperwork
including delivery tickets, pre and post trip
inspections, driver logs, and vehicle service reports.
* Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in
identifying opportunities to improve processes.
* Know and comply with all Department of Transportation
regulations per the Federal Motor Carrier Safety
Regulations handbook.
* Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.
* Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
* Follow all required work safe practices. This would
include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas,
confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall
restraints, etc.
* Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs
and food quality related to designated area.
* Report any food safety and food quality related issues
to management immediately.
* Perform other duties as assigned.
* High School Diploma or GED preferred; and one to two
years related experience and/or training; or, equivalent
combination of education and experience.
* Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all
units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions
and decimals.
* Experience within the food and beverage industry
* Must be able to drive, stand, walk, kneel, lift and
bend required for virtually the entire shift. Balance -
pulling product, climb in and out of truck. Ability to
lift and/or move up to six cases on hand truck. (cases
weigh 20 to 55 lbs.).
* Must be able to work in indoor and outdoor environment
with moderate noise, sometimes slippery floors.
Temperature range from 34-120 degrees F.
* Must be willing to work flexible hours including
overtime, weekends and holidays.
* Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
* Effective verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
* Must possess and maintain CDL Class B with Air Brake.
* Must have a clean driving record.
* Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens
(including drug, background and criminal checks).
Dean Foods Company is an Equal Opportunity employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
age, national origin, disability, protected veteran
status, or any other category protected under federal,
state, or local laws.