Driver

Job Locations US-TN-Nashville
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/27/2022 10:04 AM)
Job ID
2022-2633
# of Openings
1
Category
Distribution - Non Management
Type
Full-Time

Job Summary

With over 47 locations in 17 states, Colony Hardware is the leading distributor of Tools, Equipment, Fasteners, Supplies, and Safety Products to commercial construction and industrial accounts throughout our markets.

 

At Colony, our people are our most valuable asset. Success as a Colony Associate means being reliable, conscientious, and passionate. With our direction centered on teamwork, every employee at Colony will not only find their work to be meaningful, but will have the opportunity to grow alongside Colony, both professionally and personally.

 

Additionally Colony offers offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401k with company match, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, long term and short term disability insurance, and employee discounts on our extensive catalog of products.

 

Colony Hardware is currently seeking a Driver to join our team!

 

Reporting to the Operations Manager, this position is responsible for the delivery of merchandise in a safe and timely manner using company vehicles and assisting in the warehouse by stocking merchandise and maintaining a clean warehouse environment.

Major Responsibilities

  • Performs pre-trip inspections of vehicle, equipment, paperwork and loaded product.
  • Loads truck with packed orders, sorting and organizing merchandise so that it can be easily located on trucks.
  • Delivers all orders (materials, tool repairs, rental products) to customers in a timely and courteous manner.
  • Checks in with customer either by phone or text at each designated account to announce arrival and serve as company liaison for the customer.
  • Collects payments from customers if required and verifies cash payment with customer prior to accepting payment to ensure correct collection.
  • Ensures all signatures are received when making deliveries by utilizing the signature capture POS system.
  • Communicates with branch dispatcher and/or supervisor if issues arise.
  • Maintains all vehicles/trucks and communicates with branch dispatcher and/or fleet manager to coordinate special appointments for fleet maintenance.
  • Assists in warehouse operations as needed such as cycle counts, inventory control, picking orders and operating a forklift. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school degree or equivalent required.
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience of prior commercial driving experience and deliveries.
  • Valid Driver’s License. Motor Vehicle Record must show a record of sustained safe driving with no moving violations in the last 3 years.
  • CDL-B Driver’s License preferred. 
  • Skills
    • Programs used:
      • FACTS
      • Outlook
      • Fleetio
      • WebAPPS
      • Teletrac
      • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Abilities
    • Ability to work independently, prioritize work and perform multiple tasks.
    • Analytical ability including basic math skills.
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and climb stairs, stretch, and bend.
    • Ability to navigate websites and able to see, review, and interpret computer images and written documents.
    • Must have excellent time management, negotiation, critical thinking, decision making, and organizational skills as well as attention to detail.
    • Excellent communication skills including speaking, reading, and writing in the English language with the ability to converse verbally with others on the phone and/or in person.
    • Must have outstanding customer service skills with the ability to interpret customer needs as well as demonstrate a customer service mindset when dealing with internal and external customers.

Physical requirements include:

Lifting up to 50 pounds while demonstrating safety techniques

Moving about the warehouse and loading dock area majority of the day

Exiting and entering vehicles several times per day

Must be able to climb stairs, crouch, bend, stoop, kneel, and work in small spaces

and various climates.

 

Equipment used include:

Desktop computer and mouse/tablet.

Telephone, cellphone, fax machine, GPS.

Forklift and motorized pallet jack.

Scanning equipment, such as RF scanners

Motor vehicles, such as vans and trucks.

 

Colony Hardware Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, religion, marital status, victim of domestic violence, familial status, genetic predisposition or information, disability, Family and Medical Leave, military or veteran status, citizenship, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any  other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. Our management is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruitment advertising, pay, and other forms of compensation, training, and general treatment during employment.

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