Golden State Foods

Driver - Class A

Location US-MD-Capitol Heights
Job ID
2021-8944

Overview

 

$5,000. Sign-On Bonus!

$25.89 per hour!

Afternoon Dispatch between 2:30 and 5:00 PM

Local/Regional In-Store Deliveries

Clean & Safe fleet of trucks!

 

Experience the QCD difference! Due to high growth in our nationwide business, we are expanding distribution operations in Capitol Heights MD. With QCD, it’s not just a job, it’s a career. Our associates take pride in servicing iconic customers with our best in class equipment.

 

WHO WE ARE

Quality Custom Distribution (QCD) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Golden State Foods, one of the largest diversified suppliers to the Quick Service Restaurant industry. QCD provides custom distribution services to iconic customers throughout the United States. QCD is a multi-stop, regional delivery service with a focus on customer service.

 

Our business philosophy actively supports our associates through our four Core Values:

Treat others like you want to be treated.

Make the best product.

Give the customer a fair deal.

Maintain the highest standards.

Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, and vision after 30 days of employment; generous 401k/pension plan, with employer contributions after just 6 months; and paid vacation/holidays/sick leave. Our associates also enjoy discount programs, tuition reimbursement, and much more!

 

 

 Performs daily transportation functions as directed by Supervisor. Operates diesel-powered tractor-trailer

 combination trucks to transport and deliver products.  Drives truck to destination, applying knowledge

 of commercial driving regulations and skill in maneuvering vehicles in difficult situations, such as narrow

 passageways.  Inspects trucks for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck conditions.

 Maintains driver log according to DOT regulations and other federal and company required records/logs.

 May be required to perform product backhaul when returning from dispatched route.  Unloads/loads

 product at store with assistance from store personnel.

Responsibilities

Position Summary (Job Description):

 

 Performs daily transportation functions as directed by Supervisor. Operates diesel-powered tractor-trailer

 combination trucks to transport and deliver products.  Drives truck to destination, applying knowledge

 of commercial driving regulations and skill in maneuvering vehicles in difficult situations, such as narrow

 passageways.  Inspects trucks for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck conditions.

 Maintains driver log according to DOTregulations and other federal and company required records/logs.

 May be required to perform product backhaul when returning from dispatched route.  Unloads/loads

 product at store with assistance from store personnel.

 

 

 

                                                                                                                             

Division Application of Responsibilities:

(% of Time)

 

30     Drives to predetermined store locations per route schedule, applying knowledge of commercial

          driving regulations and skill in maneuvering vehicle.

 

 5      Maintains driver log, trip and mileage records according to FMCSA regulations.  Complies with all

          DOT rules and regulations regarding hours of service, licensing, safety and equipment operation.

 

 2      Maintain company quality and performance standards.

 

 1      Report unusual conditions and problems to supervisor.

 

     Observe company safety rules and regulations.

 

 5      Practice good housekeeping.

 

 5      Positions/check load securing equipment to secure cargo during transit.  Inspects vehicles

          for defects before, during and after trips, submits report indicating equipment condition.

 

 1      Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required of this Position:

 

 Must possess a valid driver's license and possess a current DOT Medical certification card.  One (1)  year

 driving tractor-trailer experience.  Must be able to effectively communicate to maintain positive customer

 relations climate with other drivers/warehouse personnel/customers/supervisors.  Capable of standing,

 walking and repeatedly climbing into and out of road tractor or switch tractor.  Must be able to work all

 necessary work schedules, including holidays/weekends.  Requires safely operating equipment in extremes

 of weather and climatic conditions and insure working in a cold environment (cooler/freezer).  Must

 be able to frequently lift/handle cases ranging from 5-50 pounds.

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