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Lead Delivery Driver

Company: GA Food Service
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

For over forty five years, GA Foods has been creating and delivering high quality nutritious and well-balanced meals to seniors, children, military and emergency response. GA Foods sets ourselves apart with flavorful menus tailored to our client's palettes, a delivery service unmatched by the competition and a One Team attitude. The GA Foods team is a diverse and energetic group. We are based in beautiful St. Petersburg, Florida, but can be found from California to New Jersey, Texas to Georgia...and even more locations as we have become one of the fastest growing companies in our industry. We thrive on our "One Team" company culture and promote teamwork and leadership within the organization. Looking for a job that will challenge you and motivate you to achieve your highest potential? You have come to the right place. GA Foods is hiring Lead Route Delivery Driver to assist with managing driver staff at our Alabaster location. The ideal Lead Route Delivery Driver will have an extensive background in delivery driving and team leadership. We are an established, yet growing company who started operations statewide in Alabama on October 1st. Lead Route Delivery Driver Basic Purpose: Primary responsibility of Lead Route Delivery Driver is to resolve and prevent route/delivery issues. Will oversee and coordinate the handling, storage and delivery of meals to client sites from assigned distribution point, as well as oversee training, supervision and provide support to Driver staff and management as needed. Embrace the company's values, vision and mission as One Team. Full Covid Vaccination is Required Lead Route Delivery Driver Essential Functions: * Make across the state delivers. * Troubleshoot and resolve route issues * Assured shortages/routes are covered as required * Assign routing and offer driver assistance as needed * Oversee fleet maintenance to assure continuous delivery * Assure meals are delivered according to contract and company specifications * Communicate with Office and Care Center as appropriate regarding shortage runs and other customer service issues * Assure meals according to route by specified delivery times; Oversee orientation and training of new hires and existing staff * Report according to internal as well as customer requirements, deficiencies to Regional Management and agency(s) * Assure within standards, Vehicle and Equipment cleanliness * Compile and produce reports as required * Ensure food safety and other compliance/regulatory requirements * Provide support to management * Assure proper handling and storage of incoming and outbound meal deliveries * Supervise and provide support to staff * May have access to confidential information as necessary to perform job functions, and as such, is required to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information * Other duties assigned by management Lead Route Delivery Driver Degree/Certifications: * H.S. Diploma/GED required * Valid AL Drivers License, No DUI in last 5 yrs., 0-4 Current Pts. * Current DOT Medical Examiner's Certificate Lead Route Delivery Driver Qualifications: * Strong Customer Service Background * Distribution, Supervisory and Team Building Skills * Good Computer Skills (MS Office, Windows, Excel) * 3 years prior route delivery/distribution exp. preferred * Good verbal and written communication skills * Current ServSafe Food Safety Certification * Familiar with GPS and Tablet technologies * Prior experience with routing and scheduling of deliveries Drug-Free Work Place / Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Keywords: GA Food Service, Birmingham , Lead Delivery Driver, Professions , Birmingham, Alabama

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