Lead Driver

City
Hillside
State
New Jersey
Title
Lead Driver
Opportunity type
Job
Category
Warehouse / Supply Chain / Drivers
Job responsibilities

Training department drivers and maintaining records of all trainings
Communicating with agencies regarding any delivery needs and concerns
Loading product deliveries on trucks when necessary
Inspecting condition of and preparing loads for safe transportation
Checking invoices to determine nature of load and any special conditions
Delivering freight to agencies in a timely manner as per routing schedule.
Operating vehicles in compliance with company rules, applicable laws, and regulations
Reporting unusual traffic conditions and other hazards noted enroute
Unloading product to designated areas at site
Maintaining proper temperature during transit
Maintaining records required for compliance with state and federal regulations
Keeping record of time, mileage, pallets shipped and received, any mechanical problems
Investigating and reporting accidents, poor productivity, customer concerns
Maintaining and inspecting vehicle and required parts/accessories for safe operation
Performing other duties as assigned within the scope of the position

Application qualifications

Valid CDL Class A license
Valid DOT Medical card
At least one year professional truck driving experience, preferably in food and/or perishables.
Training and/or supervisory experience in a hands on capacity
Must consistently meet federal and state DOT requirements as assigned regarding completion and retention of proper paperwork, physical requirements, safety rules and regulations
Must maintain a good driving record as required by company and DOT regulations, as applicable
Must be 21 years of age or older (for CDL drivers)
Driver’s license must be valid and driving record is subject to review by Transportation Management and/or Human Resources
Lift truck certification must be in good standing at all times
Must have good communication and interpersonal skills; ability to serve public in a positive and pleasant manner

Benefits

medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid life insurance, holiday pay, paid vacation and sick time, and potential tuition reimbursement

About the organization

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey provides food for people in need while striving to end hunger in our state. While food distribution is central to our mission, we also deploy several important programs aimed at addressing the root causes of hunger for people of all ages and backgrounds.

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