Location: 2200 Thornton Road, Lithia Springs, GA
Shift Time: 6am-2:30pm Monday-Friday
Hourly Rate: $24-26/hr.
This position is responsible for providing driving and administrative support to the Transportation Department by performing the duties and responsibilities of a freight delivery driver in addition to regularly assisting with administrative duties per the direction of the TSM or ATM. As Lead Driver, may be assigned to dispatch, monitoring process and paperwork, training and providing back-up support where needed.
- Supports Company/facility initiatives in daily actions and decisions.
- Loads product onto truck at the Distribution Center and prepares for delivery. May be required to use power equipment, such as a forklift or pallet jack, to load the truck.
- Performs pre-trip check of vehicles, trailers and cargo to ensure that mechanical, safety and emergency equipment is in good working order, cargo is undamaged and all load-related documentation is complete and accurate.
- Delivers product from the Distribution Center to the customers’ location, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and roads in the area.
- Unloads product from truck to customers’ dock, inspecting cargo and completing required documentation.
- Performs all job responsibilities in adherence with established Company driving policies and procedures. Remains compliant with company, state and federal testing and licensing requirements, submitting proof as requested.
- Reports vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations or damage to vehicles as required per Company policies and procedures.
- Understands and demonstrates Essendants' Core Values.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
EssendantEssendant is a pure wholesale distributor of a broad range of business products including office, janitorial, break room and industrial supplies. We “win from the middle of the supply chain” by enabling the success of our suppliers, our reseller customers, our associates, and the communities we serve. By stocking a broad range of products across key market channels, and by offering sophisticated logistical capabilities and innovative value-added services, we enable our resellers to respond efficiently to the demand for business products from millions of consumers. By giving our suppliers logistical excellence and broad market reach, we enable their success.