Transfer Driver - Quincy

Req ID:  30708
Date:  May 25, 2024
Location: 

Quincy, IL, US, 62301

Company:  Sonepar
Brand:  Springfield Electric

At Springfield Electric, we take great pride in our associates’ passion, knowledge and experience. As a company with local roots and global reach, we thrive on the diversity of our associates and the different ways each of us contributes to our success. Whether you’re just starting your career or have built up your expertise over the years, we trust our people’s skills and give them the tools they need to reach their full potential.

Since 1929, Springfield Electric has focused on providing value to each customer throughout the electrical supply chain. The company has strategically expanded to include distribution centers throughout the Midwest, including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Missouri, to better serve all customers locally and internationally. Today, Springfield Electric strives to continue the legacy of delivering exceptional customer service and value to the markets we serve.

As a part of Sonepar, a worldwide leader in electrical distribution, we have a global reach that allows us to offer excellent benefits and develop innovative solutions, while maintaining our strong local roots and close-knit culture. 

 

The Transfer Driver is responsible for the safe, efficient, and courteous delivery of electrical supplies, materials, and parts between our branch locations. Must be available to work a shift between 3:00pm - 12:00am, Monday - Friday. Shift differential is available

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Sales Tracking & Order Fulfillment

  • Drives company truck(s) with great care, assuring compliance with all prevailing traffic laws, including legal speed limits.
  • Creates and maintains a productive and efficient delivery schedule between our branch locations that assures timely delivery and pick-up of materials.
  • Maintains the company truck in accordance with local and state ordinances, as well as company protocol.
  • Completes and submits daily vehicle inspection report.
  • Maintains a clean truck and neat and orderly truck cab.
  • Packs and loads outgoing orders accurately and with appropriate markings for branch delivery.
  • Develops and maintains knowledge of stock location within the warehouse.
  • Verifies outgoing shipments for accuracy.

Customer Service

  • Greets and interacts with other associates in an appropriate and helpful manner.
  • Provides associates with possible solutions and/or appropriate contact information when problems arise; reports observations of customer opportunities and problems to the Warehouse Manager.

Merchandising & Warehouse Maintenance 

  • Loads and unloads materials from truck in an accurate, efficient, and safe manner, utilizing proper body mechanics and proper equipment (e.g., forklift).
  • Assures proper documentation accompanies all material being loaded onto or unloaded from the truck.

 

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists in the general maintenance/housekeeping of the warehouse.
  • Develops and maintains basic knowledge of electrical products.
  • Reports suspicious activities immediately to a member of the management team.
  • Performs other duties as instructed or required to successfully complete the job.

 

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School diploma or equivalent, as determined by Springfield Electric.
  • Valid and properly classified driver’s license for the gross vehicle weight rating of the company vehicles being operated.
  • Successful completion of all driver qualification requirements as specified in the Department of Transportation regulations and as adopted by Springfield Electric, including pre-employment physical examination, regularly scheduled follow-up physical examinations, and proof safe driving record.
  • Commitment to and demonstration of high ethical standards governing professional behavior and interactions.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, especially verbally.
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills, including an ability to plan and manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Ability to work well alone and in a team environment.
  • Strong customer service orientation.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • One or more years of experience in a route driver position or warehouse/distribution environment.
  • Basic familiarity with the use of a personal computer.

 

PHYSICAL ABILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to sit, stand, and walk for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to utilize a computer keyboard, computer monitor, and telephone.
  • Ability to bend, climb, push, and pull, including the ability to maneuver at heights and in tight or small places.
  • Ability to safely negotiate walking through construction sites while carrying or otherwise transporting work-related materials.
  • Ability to routinely lift, carry, and otherwise transport work-related materials that frequently weigh up to 75 lbs. and that may occasionally weigh in excess of 75 lbs, including but not limited to the utilization of a pallet jack, utility cart, wheel dolly, and/or other similar transporting equipment.

Why work for Springfield Electric?

At Springfield Electric, we take great pride in being Powered by Difference. As a company with local roots and global reach, we thrive on the diversity of our associates and the different ways each of us contributes to our success. Whether you’re just starting your career or have built up your expertise over the years, we can provide opportunities to expand your industry experience and help take our business to another level.  

Our Competitive Benefits?

401K Plan, Competitive Medical Plans (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts, Long-term and Short-term Disability, Life Insurance and a Definitive Career Path.

About Springfield Electric

Since 1929, Springfield Electric has focused on providing value to each customer throughout the electrical supply chain. The company has strategically expanded to include distribution centers throughout the Midwest, including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Missouri, to better serve all customers locally and internationally. Today, Springfield Electric strives to continue the legacy of delivering exceptional customer service and value to the markets we serve. As a part of Sonepar, a worldwide leader in electrical distribution, we have a global reach that allows us to offer excellent benefits and develop innovative solutions, while maintaining our strong local roots and close-knit culture. 

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law. 

Sonepar and our family of brands are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, we will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if a reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please call 843-745-2420 or email recruiting@sonepar-us.com.
 
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Nearest Major Market: Macomb