Delivery Driver – Sitka, AK

October 15, 2020
Job Description

US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 250,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With nearly 25,000 employees and more than 60 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill. and generates approximately $23 billion in annual revenue. Come join our team where we help you make it!
Deliver product (Dry, Chill, Produce and Frozen) to various customer locations in the Sitka area. Product will be delivered by a straight truck, hand stacked and carried into customer location using a hand-truck and trailer ramp.
Join our Sitka Team!

• Deliver merchandise, off-load items using hand-truck and truck ramp, with accompanying paperwork, to customers along a predetermined delivery route in a safe and efficient manner.
• Practice safety every step of the way.
• Guarantee satisfaction and value for our customers.
• Maintain the highest level of delivery accuracy by checking each product off invoice or delivery manifest or through the proper and consistent use of Driver Hand Held (if available)
• Contribute to work environment that fosters pride in being part of a winning team and promotes personal growth.
• Maintain personal productivity and quality standards.
• Follow systems and procedures outlined in the company policies and manuals and as set forth in our business practices.
• Complete all required documents pertaining to delivery, pick up, Federal Motor Carrier/DOT, food safety and inventory custody.
• Work with Credit Department on problems pertaining to all customer deliveries.
• Must be personable in working with customers relating to delivery or pickup problems.
• Advise Router or transportation supervisor of changes in routes to help achieve most profitable routes, i.e., stop sequence, special instructions, new or dropped accounts.
• Must be able to pay close attention to detail while constantly aware of the work surroundings when operating a vehicle.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Vacation relief in Juneau and Sitka.

• High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
• Acceptable driving record with a current DOT Health Card.
• The ability to lift 100 lbs. several times a day.
• Familiar with surrounding area and be able to read a map/guide.
• Excellent driving skills and knowledge of traffic laws.
• Requires knowledge of vehicle maintenance and operation.
• Must be hard working and self-motivated.
• Must pass all pre-employment screenings including drug test and background investigation.
• Coordinate with transportation supervisor(s) and router(s) to make necessary back-haul pickups.
• Remain flexible to restructure schedule as needed.
• Check each product off invoice or delivery manifest or scan all cases using hand held scanner (if available).
• Safely operate vehicle to and from destinations, adhering to all traffic laws.
• Safely load and unload delivery goods.
• Comply with all OSHA and Federal Motor Carrier/DOT safety requirements.
• Maintain vehicle in good working condition.
• Maintain vehicle in clean and fueled readiness condition.
• Report and call in all required repairs daily.
• Frequent stand/walk during delivery activities.
• Frequent sitting throughout work shift.
• Frequent lifting and carrying of up to 50 lbs., occasionally up to 65 lbs., rarely up to 100 lbs., 3-4 feet from pallet to hand truck to off load area.
• Frequent push/pulling frequently up to 175 lbs., and occasionally up to 200 lbs. using both hands/arms, to transport loaded hand truck up/down curbs and stairs.
• Frequent steering and maneuvering gear controls and clutch to safely drive vehicle.
• In truck cab, trailer, or customer location 80% of the time, exposure to outdoors during delivery 20% of the time.
• Hazards include: moving vehicles, equipment, slippery surfaces, noise, exhaust fumes and exposure to various weather conditions during delivery activities.
EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status
Rarely 1-5%
Occasionally 6-33%
Frequently 34-66%

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