Driver Merchandiser Assistant

at Heartland Coca Cola Bottling Company, LLC in Lenexa, Kansas, United States

Job Description

***PAY RATE: $16.00 ****Requisition ID: 44931

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 Assistant helps the Driver Merchandiser with route deliveries and merchandising of all products. The Driver Merchandiser Assistant will maintain a driving record that is acceptable to the company and will start training to acquire a CDL license in preparation of obtaining the position of Driver.


Job Responsibilities


To learn all aspects of the delivery Driver job by observing and actively participating in all delivery and merchandising functions.

Merchandise, display, and rotate product according to company standards.

Assists with transporting product from the backroom to the floor at each customer account.

Assists Driver by acting as a spotter while backing up delivery truck, or parking delivery truck.

Provide polite and cordial customer service skills through positive in-person communication.

Picks up company property from customer locations and collects returns

WORK SCHEDULE:Monday - Friday 5am to 130pm


Working Conditions


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 (must be able to drive delivery vehicles)

Commercial Driver's License required to operate Commercial Motor vehicles

Able to be certified on manual and powered pallet jacks (includes hand trucks)

Able to be certified on high loader lift (where applicable)


Job Requirements


High School Diploma or GED preferred.

Minimum of one year of work experience.

Must be 21 years of age and legally eligible to work.

Valid Driver's License, current vehicle liability insurance, driving record within policy guidelines including no major violations within the last three years.

Required to start training to acquire a CDL license.

Prior experience using pallet jack or forklift preferred. Ability to obtain certification upon hire is required.

Ability to work with limited supervision.

Local delivery experience preferred.

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), new parent leave, tuition reimbursement and vacation.

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.


Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

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Job Posting: 11619950

Posted On: Aug 26, 2021

Updated On: Oct 09, 2021