• Delivery Assistant - Ogden, UT

    Job ID
    2018-5747
    Job Location
    US-UT-Ogden
    Working Hours
    3:00am-11:30am and as needed
  • Overview

    Food Services of America, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest broadline distributors providing a full spectrum of food and supplies to our customers throughout  the western and mid-western states from ten regional distribution centers.  Our customers include independent and chain restaurants, schools, hospitals, hotels, and government foodservice operations. Food Services of America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Services Group of America, Scottsdale, Arizona, a diversified privately held corporation with
    operations in broadline and systems foodservice distribution; fresh fruit and vegetables marketing; custom meat processing, sales and distribution and commercial real estate development and management.

    When you join the family of Associates at FSA, you are joining a team which puts the emphasis on you -- the employee -- our most valuable resource.  FSA is a great company to work for with full benefits and a supportive atmosphere that rewards initiative and integrity.  That's why our associates love it here, and why former employees regularly return after working elsewhere. 

    Responsibilities

    • Deliver products to customers and perform customer relations functions.
    • Work with Driver to complete multiple stops and cross checking products with customer orders.
    • Deliver merchandise, off-load items using hand-truck and truck ramp, with accompanying
      paperwork, to customers along a predetermined delivery route in a safe and efficient manner.
    • Practice safety every step of the way.
    • Guarantee satisfaction and value for our customers.
    • Maintain the highest level of delivery accuracy by checking each product off invoice or delivery manifest or through the proper and consistent use of Driver Hand Held (if available)
    • Contribute to work environment that fosters pride in being part of a winning team and promotes personal growth.
    • Maintain personal productivity and quality standards.
    • Follow systems and procedures outlined in the company policies and manuals and as set forth in our business practices.
    • Complete all required documents pertaining to delivery, pick up, food safety and
      inventory custody.
    • Work with Credit Department on problems pertaining to all customer deliveries.
    • Must be personable in working with customers relating to delivery or pickup problems.
    • Advise Router or transportation supervisor of changes in routes to help achieve most profitable routes, i.e., stop sequence, special instructions, new or dropped accounts.
    • Must be able to pay close attention to detail while constantly aware of the work surroundings. 
    • Ability to work independently and exercise independent judgment in completing all route stops.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Coordinate with transportation supervisor(s) and router(s) to make necessary back-haul pickups.
    • Remain flexible to restructure schedule as needed.
    • Check each product off invoice or delivery manifest or scan all cases using hand held scanner (if available).
    • Safely operate vehicle to and from destinations, adhering to all traffic laws.
    • Safely load and unload delivery goods.
    • Comply with all OSHA safety requirements.
    • Maintain vehicle in good working condition.
    • Maintain vehicle in clean and fueled readiness condition.
    • Report and call in all required repairs daily.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
    • Minimum of two years ramp food experience preferred.
    • The ability to lift 100 lbs. several times a day.
    • Familiar with surrounding area and be able to read a map/guide.
    • Requires knowledge of vehicle maintenance.
    • Must be hard working and self-motivated.
    • Must pass all pre-employment screenings.

    Physical

    • Frequent standing/walking during delivery activities, up to 2 miles daily.
    • Frequent sitting throughout work shift up to 30 minutes at one time.
    • Frequent lifting using both hands/arms, typical weights 10-60 lbs., occasionally up to 100 lbs.
    • Frequent carrying of 10-75 lbs., occasionally up to 100 lbs., 3-4 feet from pallet to hand truck to off load area.
    • Frequent push/pulling using both hands/arms, approximately 30-100 lbs. exertion, depending on weight of load on hand truck and whether climbing stairs.
    • Frequent bending/crouching/squatting at waist or knees during delivery.
    • Frequent twisting waist/neck in normal range required while driving.
    • Frequent climbing and balancing in and out of cab.
    • Frequent use of feet in operation of foot pedals.

    Mental

    • Able to read/write and record data.
    • Able to perform simple mathematical calculations.
    • Able to work independently and exercise independent judgment in completing route.
    • Constant awareness of work surroundings.
    • Close attention to detail.

    Work Conditions

    • In truck cab, trailer, or customer location 80% of the time.
    • Exposure to outdoors during delivery 20% of the time.
    • Hazards include: moving vehicles, equipment, slippery surfaces, noise, exhaust fumes and exposure to various weather conditions during delivery activities. 

    *Constantly over 80% time, Frequently 20-80% time and Occasionally under 20% of time.

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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