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Lead Delivery Driver - Orrville

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
GA Foods
Physical Address
Orrville, AL 36767
Job Description

For over forty five years, GA Foods has been creating and delivering high quality nutritious and well-balanced meals to seniors, children, military and emergency response. GA Foods sets ourselves apart with flavorful menus tailored to our client’s palettes, a delivery service unmatched by the competition and a One Team attitude.
The GA Foods team is a diverse and energetic group. We are based in beautiful St. Petersburg, Florida, but can be found from California to New Jersey, Texas to Georgia…and even more locations as we have become one of the fastest growing companies in our industry. We thrive on our “One Team” company culture and promote teamwork and leadership within the organization. Looking for a job that will challenge you and motivate you to achieve your highest potential? You have come to the right place.

Basic Skills

GA Foods is hiring Lead Delivery Driver to assist with managing driver staff at our Orrville location. The ideal candidate will have an extensive background in delivery driving and team leadership. We are an established, yet growing company who started operations statewide in Alabama on October 1st.

General Purpose of Lead Delivery Driver

Primary responsibility of Lead Delivery Driver is to resolve and prevent route/delivery issues. Will oversee and coordinate the handling, storage and delivery of meals to client sites from assigned distribution point, as well as oversee training, supervision and provide support to Driver staff and management as needed. Embrace the company’s values, vision and mission as One Team.

Essential Lead Delivery Driver Duties

Including but not limited to:

Troubleshoot and resolve route issues
Assured shortages/routes are covered as required
Assign routing and offer driver assistance as needed
Oversee fleet maintenance to assure continuous delivery
Assure meals are delivered according to contract and company specifications
Communicate with Office and Care Center as appropriate regarding shortage runs and other customer service issues
Assure meals according to route by specified delivery times; Oversee orientation and training of new hires and existing staff
Report according to internal as well as customer requirements, deficiencies to Regional Management and agency(s)
Assure within standards, Vehicle and Equipment cleanliness
Compile and produce reports as required
Ensure food safety and other compliance/regulatory requirements
Provide support to management
Assure proper handling and storage of incoming and outbound meal deliveries
Supervise and provide support to staff
Other duties assigned by management

Degree, Certifications

H.S. Diploma/GED
Valid Class D AL Drivers License, No DUI in last 5 yrs., 0-4 Current Pts.
Current DOT Medical Examiner’s Certificate

Preferred Skills & Experience

Customer Service
Distribution, Supervisory and Team Building Skills
Good Computer Skills (MS Office, Windows, Excel)
3 years prior route delivery/distribution exp. Preferred
Good verbal and written communication skills
Current ServSafe Food Safety Certification
Familiar with GPS and Tablet technologies
Prior experience with routing and scheduling of deliveries
Drug-Free Work Place / Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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