Class A CDL Utility Local Route

February 8, 2024

Job Description

Job title: Class A CDL Utility Local Route

Company: Coca-Cola

Job description: ***Pay Rate: $25/hr***

Requisition ID: 174474
Company: Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company, LLC

Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company, LLC (“Heartland Coca-Cola”) produces, sells, and distributes the highest quality and best tasting Coca-Cola beverages across Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois. Our success is rooted in the guiding principles of putting PEOPLE first, serving our local COMMUNITY, and providing great brands to our CUSTOMERS and consumers. We work and win together as a team by promoting a culture that values how our people think, feel, and act.

Job Summary

The Driver Merchandiser at Heartland Coca-Cola is responsible for driving and delivering pre-ordered product to assigned accounts on specified routes.

Job Responsibilities

  • Delivers products to customers on assigned route. Merchandise, displays and rotates products according to company standards. Picks up company property from customer locations and collect returns.
  • Utilize computer technology to create customer invoices, collect money due, and settle all customer accounts daily.
  • Provides excellent customer service and meets customer’s expectations through communication, problem resolution, and appropriate follow-up.
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory and company policies and procedures including DOT regulations.
  • Collaborates cross-functionally with other departments to build relationships and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Monday – Friday Monday – Friday: 5am start

Physical Requirements

  • Speaking: Constantly with customers (investigates, negotiates, recommends, reports, etc.)
  • Acute Vision: Constantly (observing both near and far, reading documents)
  • Typing: Frequently using electronic devices for day-to-day business (order confirmation, instant messaging, texting)
  • Mobility: Frequent travel throughout customer locations (walking in backrooms, aisles, greeting customers)
  • Bending/Squatting: Frequently (lifting and placing product from the truck to the ground or from pallets to shelf)
  • Lifting: Frequent- Lift 50 lbs. or less (full cases of product)
  • Pushing/pulling: Frequent use of manual carts
  • Climbing: Frequent entering and exiting the cab of a truck
  • Driving: Constant travel between customer locations
  • Ability to work in environments where temperatures vary with the seasons

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Minimum of one year of work experience required.
  • Must be 21 years of age and legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and a clean driving record within MVR guidelines. CDL license needs to cover both automatic and manual vehicles. Illinois residents are required to have a CDL issued from the state of Illinois.
  • Local delivery experience preferred.
  • Prior experience using pallet jack or forklift preferred. Ability to obtain certification upon hire is required.

At Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company, LLC (“Heartland Coca-Cola”), we offer a competitive benefits package to our full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, 401(k), and vacation. Some benefit packages may include new parent leave, tuition reimbursement, and work from home options.
We require all applicants to undergo a background verification process prior to employment. This process will also include a drug screen, a review of Motor Vehicle Records for those who drive for the company as part of their job, and a fit for duty testing as required for some positions. Employment with Heartland Coca-Cola is contingent on the satisfactory completion of its background verification process.
Heartland Coca-Cola is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and any other class protected by law.

Disability Accommodation for Applicants

Heartland Coca-Cola is committed to providing individuals with disabilities with reasonable accommodations in its job application and hiring process. If you have difficulty using our on-line application system because of a disability, you may contact us at the following email address and phone number: or (316) 858-8726.

This email address is reserved for individuals who require an accommodation due to a disability only. The Heartland Coca-Cola representative who monitors this email account will not have access to existing profiles in the system and will be unable to provide any application status updates.

Expected salary: $25 per hour

Location: Springfield, IL

Job date: Wed, 15 Nov 2023 06:22:02 GMT

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