Giant Eagle, Inc. Class A CDL Driver (Full Time) American Seaway Foods in Bedford Heights, Ohio

Position Title Class A CDL Driver (Full Time) American Seaway Foods

Employment Status Full-Time

About Us Our business is the wholesaling, warehousing and distribution of dry groceries, produce, dairy, frozen food, meat, poultry, health and beauty care, and general merchandise to retail supermarkets located in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland and Indiana. Our Team Members, an integral part of the supply chain, operate state-of-the-art equipment and are safety conscious and customer-focused. If you have a genuine commitment to safety and respect for others, then our Warehouse and Transportation team might be the right fit for you!

Department Name Warehouse Drivers

Street Address 5300 Richmond Road

City Bedford Heights

State OH

Zip 44146

Reports To Asst. Manager, Transportation

Career Site Posting Option: Warehouse & Transportation

Requisition ID 78893BR

Position Summary Drivers are responsible for the accurate, damage-free delivery of product via tractor trailers in an efficient and safe manner to fill the Giant Eagle store's orders, meet delivery schedules, and promote customer satisfaction.

Job Responsibilities

  • Drive tractor trailers in a safe and courteous manner to deliver product to meet customer requirements.

  • Follow all local, state & federal driving laws and DOT regulations and promptly report all driving violations to Company management.

  • Load and unload pallets, product and equipment using pallet jacks according to proper procedures. Push, pull, lift & carry up to 100 lbs. in compliance with all safety rules.

  • Push, pull, lift & carry up to 100 lbs. in compliance with all safety rules.

  • Ability to pass & maintain DOT medical requirements, the ability to read and speak English.

  • Provide excellent customer service by interacting in a professional, friendly, and helpful manner while in the stores.

  • Communicate with Logistics and Warehouse Operations personnel to efficiently facilitate the dispatching process.

  • Communicate with supervision regarding safety, equipment, damaged goods, and any problems or issues that may arise.

  • Perform safety checks on equipment at appropriate times, including trailer temperature checks.

  • Verify that the dock door and the trailer are safe and secured prior to unloading the trailer.

  • Have flexibility in scheduling and the availability to work the times, shifts, days, and overtime necessary to meet the Company's production needs.

  • Meet and maintain established productivity standards.

  • Adhere to all Company policies, procedures and safety rules, including the safe operation of equipment, following all Company policies for the return and delivery process, and helping to maintain a clean, safe working environment.

  • Appropriately follow food safety procedures.

  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as needed and assigned.

  • Ability to pass and maintain DOT medical requirements, and the ability to read and speak English.

    Education and Training Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent

    Licenses / Certifications Required Valid Class A CDL - Class A Commercial Driver¿s License (CDL)

Must have no commercial DUI/DWI on record

Must have no personal DUI/DWI on record within previous 5 years

Experience Required

  • 1 to 3 years

    Experience Desired

  • One plus year(s) Class A CDL driving experience

  • Basic knowledge of DOT regulations

  • City driving experience

  • Electric pallet jack experience a plus

    Age Requirement

  • At least 21 years of age

    Shift Any Shift

    Competencies Required

  • Adaptability

  • Customer Focused

  • Gets Things Done

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Problem Solving

  • Respect for Self and Others

    Work Environment

  • Inclement weather (hot/cold, snowy, rainy)

    Physical requirements

  • Carrying Up to 100 pounds

  • Lifting Up to 100 pounds

    Equipment Used

  • Handheld Scanner

  • Intercom System

  • QUALCOMM On-Board Computer System

  • Single Pallet Jack

  • Tractor Trailer