Colgate Full Time Fixed-Term Route Delivery Driver lasting until December 31st, 2018- Atlanta, GA in Atlanta, Georgia
Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets! At Hill’s we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.
HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries. To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visithttp://www.hillspet.comandhttp://www.colgatepalmolive.com, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Location: AtlantaGeorgia United StatesNo Relocation Assistance Offered# 62725
As aFixed Term, Full Time Route Delivery DriverforAtlanta, GA and surrounding areasfor Hill’s Pet Nutrition, you will work as part of a sales/delivery team ensuring high levels of customer service and delivery of our premium dog and cat food products to an average of 15 customers daily such as veterinary clinics, breeders, farm stores, and pet stores. You will be driving a modern, clean, air conditioned straight truck or tractor/trailer with a lift gate and an AM/FM Stereo. Some equipment has an automatic transmission. You will work 40-48 hours per week over 4 days, have most nights home, and have most Saturdays and Sundays off.
Responsibilities are as follows:
Safely operate a straight truck or tractor/trailer, complying with Federal, State, Local laws and Hill's guidelines
Deliver pet food bags and cases in locations without loading docks, utilizing ramps, walkways and/or stairs
Stock and rotate product for customers using a handcart, lifting pet food bags and cases weighing up to 50 lbs each
Provide friendly customer service and on-time, damage free products
Process product returns, credits and coupon redemptions consistent with company policies
Maintain manifest and delivery documentation, DOT and vehicle logs using on-board computer
Assist Sales with product promotions and provide feedback on market condition changes.
High school diploma or GED
Class "A" or "B" CDL license
2 or more years of professional driving experience with a Class "A" or "B" CDL license
Satisfactory completion of background check including Motor Vehicle Report (MVR)
Must be able to stand, lift, bend, pull, and push product weighing up to 75 pounds handling up to 14,500 pounds of product a day
Ability to handle a handcart with 300 pounds of product stacked up to 55 inches high (may use forklift or pallet jack on occasion)
Ability to drive the truck for at least 3 continuous hours up to a 14 hour work day
Willingness to work in all types of weather
Willingness to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings
Willingness to work overnight route, on average 25% of the time with the potential for occasional 100%,
Willingness to wear and maintain company uniform
Willingness to learn new skills and work with minimal supervision
Good interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills
Strong problem solving skills
Ability to work in a High Commitment Work System
Hill's offers all employees:
Highly competitive pay
Great employee, domestic partner, and family benefits that start the first day of employment (medical/dental/vision)
Short-term and long-term disability
Retirement Income Program/Savings & Investment Plan with company contributions and matching
Healthcare and dependent care reimbursement accounts
Annual tuition reimbursement up to $10,000
14 paid holidays
Annual paid vacation
Opportunities for advancement
Highly professional, ethical, drug free environment
In addition, Route Delivery Drivers for Hill's Pet Nutrition receive:
Up to 15% quarterly bonus paid on gross wages and based upon meeting individual and group performance goals
Company uniforms and steel-toed boots
Opportunity to work in a great team environment
At Colgate-Palmolive/Hill's Pet Nutrition, we care about people. Attracting, developing and retaining exceptional talent are key global priorities. We proudly offer global career opportunities and a world-class People Development Program including mentoring, training and work/life balance programs that ensure all employees have access to professional and personal development opportunities. We continuously strive to become a great place to work.
Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply to work with us using this online application. Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process.
Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.
Equal Opportunity EmployerColgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.