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Williams-Sonoma Inc.'s Supply Chain organization is the backbone of our company. Our Distribution Centers serve as vital connections between factories and our retail, online and mail-order customers around the world. We also own and operate a growing manufacturing base right here in the United States, proudly producing nearly all of the upholstered furniture and much of the lighting sold through our brands. The Supply Chain environment is dynamic and fast-paced, and the network is expanding rapidly. If you are an expert in global logistics, manufacturing, engineering, transportation, finance, human resources, or home delivery and have a passion for quality and customer service, our Supply Chain Organization may just be the place for you.

 
Openings >> Truck Driver - Lead Delivery Driver
Truck Driver - Lead Delivery Driver
Summary
Title:Truck Driver - Lead Delivery Driver
ID:RH2101
Location:Claremont, NC
Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Extraordinary local home-delivery and customer relations driver position. Position involves local trips with a load of furniture and accessories that must be unloaded at a customer’s home, office or other designated location. Backhauls consist primarily of customer returns and scheduled pickups of furniture. This position is non-traditional since drivers play a critical role for ensuring customer satisfaction.

 

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Mandatory overnight stays, often weekly, for 3 or more consecutive days.
  • Operate and drive a straight-truck.
  • Unload furniture at customer’s designated location; e.g. home, office, upstairs, downstairs.
  • Using effective communication skills and a professional demeanor with customers.
  • Assemble furniture e.g. placing mirror brackets, bed slats, bed center support legs, hanging wall mirrors (within company safety and liability guidelines).
  • Perform minor repairs of furniture during unloading process or in customer’s home.
  • Inspect vehicle for safe performance.
  • Conduct inventory of tools, supplies, equipment and repair kits.
  • Mark rejected furniture with tape indicating problem areas.
  • Prepare required documentation; driver logs, delivery receipts and comments.
  • Unload returns and pickups each morning prior to loading new delivery items.
  • Submit all delivery documents and vehicle inspections sheet along with explanations of returned items.
  • Provide information concerning trip feedback and problems requiring corrective actions.
  • Comply with regulatory, health and safety needs of self and co-driver during trip.
  • Delivery of case goods to local retail stores.
  • Project company image,” Red Carpet and White Glove Service.”

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of driver training program or one year equivalent experience driving a 26” straight truck or larger
  • Previous experience with furniture or household goods desirable.
  • Ability to use proper lifting techniques and walk forward and backward.
  • Good driving record (based on MVR report).
  • Must have proper drivers license, CDL “B” or “A” preferred.
  • Good knowledge of highways, map reading, sense of direction.
  • Basic math skills, addition and subtraction are required for record keeping purposes, general and DOT.
  • Excellent communication skills and friendly, professional manner.
  • Must be 21 years of age with a minimum of 3 years driving experience.
  • Honesty and pride in workmanship.
  • Dependable, deadline and detail oriented.
  • Ability to lift inexcess of 500 pounds with a partner.
  • Following the interview process, this position will require the successful completion of mandatory DOT screenings to include a Strength Test, Physical Exam and Drug Test, MVR Check- Three (3) years

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