Driver's Assistant

New Jersey

Department Bakery
Location Plant, North Bergen, NJ
Reports To Distribution Supervisor
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Baked by Melissa is looking for our next Driver's Assistant to join our awesome team!

What You'll Do

  • Transport and pick up finished goods and materials from Bakery to retail stores or company headquarters as needed
  • Verify purchase orders for each store and verify that all required items are loaded, labeled and distributed timely
  • Manage time and routes for a streamlined delivery experience
  • Assure product is delivered in good and salable condition. Report any defective goods at hand off to Supervisor. Returns should be labeled and stored appropriately
  • Adhere to all assigned routes and schedules
  • Adhere to safety procedures and transportation laws as well as company policies and procedures
  • Complete daily maintenance checks on delivery truck and notify manager of any issues promptly. Keep trucks and associated equipment clean and in good working condition
  • Bundle all items to be distributed on a daily basis, performs light warehouse work and other tasks as assigned

Requirements

  • Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations in NY and NJ
  • No recent moving or driving violations
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions, etc.)
  • Ability to work in a fast and dynamic work environment
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Organization & attention to detail skills
  • Teamwork, coordination and effective communication skills

Qualifications

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Experience: 1-2 years of receiving/delivery experience
  • Non-Expired Driver's License
  • Ability to speak effectively, write, read, understand, and take directions in English
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