Home Depot Lead Driver - Interline Brands in Fort Worth, Texas
We are looking for a Lead Driver to help with the orientation and training of new drivers coming into the Interline Brands, Inc. delivery environment. All applicants for this position must meet the following criteria:
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
The lead driver must set high standards and expectations of himself/herself in all facets of daily operations of the driver capacity.
Attendance and punctuality must be as close to 100% as possible following all call-in procedures to the letter.
Appearance and grooming must be outstanding so that other employees will follow the example set by the Lead employee and Management team.
Attitude and professionalism must demonstrate the utmost respect toward the individuals he works with on and off the road.
The Lead driver will provide continuous feedback to the Transportation Manager to improve local operations and performance.
He/She must have an outstanding safety record both operating a vehicle and avoiding bodily injury.
During the AM sort the Lead driver will expeditiously load his/her truck using the one-touch methods per carton. If asked to assist a fellow driver or handler he/she will do so and then resume loading their vehicle.
The Lead driver will have outstanding scan compliance and record keeping, and constantly strive to improve in those areas where he is not 100% compliant.
The Lead driver will have outstanding customer service skills and look for ways to resolve customer concerns immediately and permanently.
The Lead driver will lead the terminal in On-road productivity. He/She will perform daily to route Stop per hour goals set by the Transportation Manager He/She must also look for ways to improve productivity in the area he/she runs.
The Lead driver will follow PM check-in procedures and clock out within 15 minutes of return to building, unless he/she is requested by Warehouse personnel or a Safety Specialist to perform some other function (ie. Hotshots or assisting in Warehouse).
The Lead driver will assist in new hire orientation and train the new hire with the same expectations placed on himself/herself in all facets of the job (ie. AM Sort, On-Road Performance, Safety, Customer Service).
NATURE AND SCOPE
Reports to Transportation Manager.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Typically located in a comfortable indoor area. There may be regular exposure to mild physical discomfort from factors such as dust, fumes or odors, temperature extremes, loud noise, strong drafts, or bright lights.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be 21 years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Minimal or no educational requirement for this job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 2+ years
Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.
4 years of previous delivery driver experience preferred
2 years of previous lead or management experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Valid, active Driver s License
Clean Motor Vehicle Record
Ability to load and unload heavy items up to 70 lbs.
Must pass DOT physical, criminal check and drug screen
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Must be familiar with local and surrounding areas
Ability to read a maps and follow directions
Ability to use and read excel spreadsheets
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.