Delivery Driver Associate - Augusta, GA 2017-05-05
at Empire Distributors Inc

Date Posted: 5/5/2017

Job Description

Summary - Coordinates and plans delivery routes, and delivers products to service our customers.  Drives vehicle over established routes to deliver products.  Alters delivery schedule once in route to ensure total customer service for all accounts.  Distributes products at locations and ensures paperwork is complete and accurate.  Coordinates final collection of payment from each customer.  Verifies that products and inventories match.  Addresses customer comments and concerns. Seeks additional product orders from the customer and communicates information to appropriate sales representative

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drives truck to deliver such items as beer, wine, liquor, and point of sale items to customer's place of business.
  • Collects returnable items and empty containers from businesses and transports containers back to the distribution center for consolidation and shipment back to suppliers.
  • Inspects loads and ensures proper packing and security is in place in order to reduce product breakage and vehicle damage.
  • Conducts an inventory of truck contents. 
  • Retrieves overages and accounts for shortages.
  • Reviews content of the truck to ensures vehicle is loaded correctly. 
  • Checks the distribution of the weight and product on the vehicle to ensure it is safe and stable.
  • Collects and coordinates payments from customers and records transactions on customer receipt.
  • Records delivery information using provided delivery record.
  • Listens to and resolves service complaints. 
  • Resolves issues when possible.
  • Coordinates customer comments and service issues with transportation management for proper resolution.
  • Issues or obtains customer signature on receipt for pickup or delivery.
  • Provides preventative maintenance and safety checks on their vehicle by conducting DOT regulated pre-trip and post-trip inspections.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Transportation Management

Education and/or Experience - High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations - Must have a valid Class C driver’s license.  Must meet requirements to receive a Department of Transportation Card at the time of the physical examination.


Empire is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.  I understand that if I am hired, my employment will be for no definite period, regardless of the period of payment of my wages.  I further understand that I am employed on an "at-will" basis which means that I have the right to terminate my employment at anytime with or without notice, and the Company has the same right.  No one other than the President of the Company has authority to modify this relationship or make any agreement to the contrary.  Any such modification or agreement must be in writing, signed by the President.

I understand that if I am hired this application and all supporting documents will become part of my permanent employee record.

I understand that the company reserves the right to require me to submit to a drug test at any time and also reserves the right to require me to submit to an alcohol test and/or medical examination to the extent permitted by law.  I understand that the Company may contact my previous employers and I authorize those employers to disclose to the Company all records and other information pertinent to my employment with them, whether favorable or unfavorable.  I also authorize the Company to provide truthful information concerning my employment with it to my future prospective employers and I agree to hold it harmless for providing such information.

By submitting this application, I certify that all information that I provide on this application and in any interview will be true, complete and accurate.  I understand if I am employed and any such information is later found to be false, incomplete or misleading in any respect, I may be discharged.

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About Us

Empire Distributors, Inc. is proud to be associated with the following sister companies: Empire Distributors of North Carolina, Inc., Empire Distributors of Tennessee, Inc., and Baroness Small Wines, Inc. (Denver, CO). Together our mission is to be the very best at building brands and developing people. Empire Distributors is a wholesale alcoholic beverage distributor in the Southeast U.S. with over 800 teammates in nine locations. We are committed to offering our customers quality products at an outstanding value with exceptional customer service!

Our valued teammates are the direct link to our clients and the reason for our success. From merchandiser and sales jobs to driver and warehouse jobs, an array of career opportunities awaits you at Empire Distributors! We want to hear from you. Empire is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Empire provides equal opportunities to qualified applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans to compete for jobs. This obligation includes, if necessary, making reasonable accommodations for the application process to qualified individuals

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