Lead Driver

US-CA-San Diego
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-24652
Business Unit
Facilities Maintenance
Job Post Category
Transportation
Remote Position?
No
Position Type
Full-Time

Company Overview

We are seeking a Lead Driver to coach, motivate and mentor a team of 10+ delivery drivers in our San Diego Distribution Center.  The successful candidate must have previous delivery/routing experience and be a hands-on leader.  If you're seeking a career with growth opportunity, this may the career move for you.  Other perks of working for HD Supply are: 

  • Work-life balance (Monday through Friday, morning shift)
  • Generous Paid Time Off, including paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision plan after 90th day
  • Annual Bonus Eligibility

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) (www.hdsupply.com) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Facilitates load management, including the accurate and efficient dispatching of all dedicated drivers in the facility. Coach and train new and existing members of delivery team. Makes deliveries daily in a dynamic area in an efficient and effective manner.

 

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Coordinates the loading and dispatching of all routes. Dispatcher or customer resolution responsibility.
  • Perform routine inspection of vehicle and supplies to ensure road safety.
  • Plan route to and from customers' businesses and adjust for traffic and/or construction.
  • Coaches and trains new and existing members. Provide timely feedback to management on team's performance.
  • Load truck with daily merchandise to be delivered as well as unload merchandise for customer.
  • Prepare and maintain records in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Deliver merchandise to customer and contact customer if they are not present.
  • Performs back-up warehouse responsibilities and other duties as assigned.

Nature and Scope

  • May modify processes to resolve situations.
  • Under limited supervision, relies on experience and exercises independent judgment to determine best approach to achieve desired outcomes. Course of action is often determined by interpreting procedures and policies. Work typically involves periodic review of output by supervisor or direct "customers" of the process
  • Is sought out and/or assigned to provide general guidance/direction, training, and technical assistance to junior level support personnel. Contributes to employees professional development but does not have hiring/firing authority.

 

Work Environment

  • Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting and maneuvering material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.
  • Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes, which may cause noticeable discomfort.
  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be twenty one years of age
  • Must pass the Drug Test
  • Must pass the Background Check
  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

Education and Experience

  • Technical certification or Associates degree may be required in some areas. Generally 5 to 7 years of experience in related area of responsibility.

     

 

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proper licensing relative to equipment. HazMat certification may be required.
  • Familiarity material handling equipment is preferred.
  • Previous delivery/ routing experience.
  • Experience training, coaching and mentoring others. 

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