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Local Route Driver

Company: Gordon Food Service
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

Call (844) 312-0848 to learn more.

Welcome to Gordon Food Service! We are excited that you are thinking about opportunities with us, and we have an amazing story to share. See below for a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry. There's a seat at our table for you...

Home Daily!

Local Route Drivers Average $70,000-$90,000 Annually!

Hours: 3 AM to 5 AM - Finish

What's Different About GFS?

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Employer Matched 401K on Day 1
  • Tuition Reimbursement for you AND your family
  • 10% Employee Discount at our GFS Stores
  • And more!

    Position Summary:

    Presents a positive image to Gordon Food Service (GFS) customers through courteous, on-time, and accurate deliveries of GFS products. Our CDL-A Drivers serve as liaison between GFS management and customers. Communicates all customer issues and concerns.

    You're home daily - here's what you'd be doing each day:
    • Enjoy an established route, building great customer experiences
    • Deliver groceries to each customer site - likely 12-14 drops per day
    • Get a workout with loads of up to 350 lbs on a two-wheeler
    • Connect with the customer to be sure their needs are met
    • Use state of the industry tools to track your deliveries and issues
    • Ensures safe, accurate, timely, and efficient deliveries of GFS products.
    • Build and maintain good customer relationships. Demonstrates self-control.
    • Accurately collects customer payments. Safeguards company funds and follows GFS banking policies.
    • Performs all Sales Service functions by the 90th day of employment.
    • Perform proper equipment maintenance, monitor reefer temperature, and reports mechanical issues and damages in timely manner.
    • Complete daily check-ins in a timely manner with no errors.
    • Collaborates with management and sales representatives to communicate customer concerns.
    • Perform daily pre/post trip inspection of vehicles and equipment.
    • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with other GFS employees.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

      We'll teach you a lot, but we do have a few minimum requirements:
      • At least 21 years of age
      • Ready for technology - handheld scanners, basic computer operations
      • Successfully passing a drug test that will assess drug usage (including marijuana) and a background check
      • CDL Class A required
      • Clean driving record; as required by DOT and Gordon Food Service standards
      • High school diploma or GED equivalent (preferred)


        Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.

        Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

        All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words "Accommodation Request" in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

        All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free. Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.

        Call (844) 312-0848 to learn more or Apply Below

Keywords: Gordon Food Service, Mishawaka , Local Route Driver, Professions , Mishawaka, Indiana

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