Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company, LLC ("Heartland Coca-Cola") produces, sells, and distributes the highest quality and best tasting Coca-Cola beverages across Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois. We proudly continue the 100+ year traditions of the Coca-Cola Company. We owe our continued success to our guiding principles of putting people first, serving our local communities, and providing great brands to our customers and consumers. These are also the principles we look for in potential new hires. This position is responsible for driving a tractor trailer delivering and unloading various products to Heartland Coca-Cola customers. The role requires using excellent customer service skills; it also requires understanding and adhering to state, DOT regulations and Heartland Safety policies. This role is responsible for rotating company product by date, both out in the market and in inventory. Product rotation is a critical and will be included in this role's daily routine. The Driver must be continually engaged with date codes and product rotation to ensure the best quality and freshness for our customers. Job Description: * Delivers products to customers on assigned route daily. * Merchandise, displays and rotates products according to company standards. * Invoices and collects monies due; settles all customer accounts daily. * Picks up company property from customer locations and collect returns. * Ensures compliance with regulatory and company policies and procedures. * Responsible for proper use of handheld computer. * Collaborates cross-functionally with other departments to build relationships and ensure customer satisfaction. * Working nights, weekends and holidays maybe be required to successfully meet customer needs; this may include daily overtime and/or various early morning start times.
Essential Job Functions: * Responsible for driving a tractor trailer to deliver and unload various Coca-Cola products to Heartland customers. * Responsible for merchandising, displaying and rotating products according to company standards. Physical/Environmental Functions: * Speaking: Constantly with customers (investigates, negotiates, recommends, reports, etc.) * Acute Vision: Constantly (observing both near and far, reading documents) * Typing: Frequently using electronic devices for day-to-day business (order confirmation, instant messaging, texting) * Mobility: Frequent travel throughout customer locations (Walking in backrooms, aisles, greeting customers) * Bending/Squatting: Frequently (lifting and placing product from the truck to the ground or from pallets to shelf) * Lifting: Frequent- Lift 50 lbs. or less (full cases of product) * Pushing/pulling: Frequent use of manual carts * Climbing: Frequent entering and exiting the cab of a truck * Driving: constant travel between Customer Locations (must be able to drive delivery vehicles) * Commercial Driver’s License required to operate Commercial Motor vehicles * Able to be certified on manual and powered pallet jacks (includes hand trucks) * Able to be certified on high loader lift (where applicable) Job Qualifications: * High School Diploma or GED preferred and a minimum of 1-year work experience. * Must be 21 years of age and legally eligible to work in the United States. * Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and a clean driving record within MVR guidelines required. CDL license needs to cover both automatic and manual vehicles. * Local delivery experience preferred. * Prior experience with commercial driving preferred. * Ability to operate a manual or powered pallet jack. * Ability to work with limited supervision.
At Heartland Coca-Cola, we offer a competitive benefits package to all our regular full-time associates, including medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, 401(k), parental leave, and vacation. We require all our applicants to undergo a background verification process prior to employment, including drug screening and driving records check for Heartland Coca-Cola drivers. Your employment with us is contingent on the satisfactory completion of the background verification process. Heartland Coca-Cola is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and any other class protected by law This job description is subject to change at any time, with or without notice.