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CDL A, Regional Delivery Driver, $1,000 Sign On - Denver

Date: Jul 29, 2019

Location: Denver, CO, US

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 74414 - Denver, Colorado, United States

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 and HILL'S® Science Diet® 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 visit http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

 

We invite applications for the position of the full time Regional Delivery Driver for Denver, CO and surrounding areas. As a Regional Delivery Driver for 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- 25 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.  The full time Route Delivery Driver may have up to 50% to 75% travel to our other company facilities to assist with coverage of routes.  Air travel will be provided to send you to other company facilities when required to work outside of the Denver, CO area. During full week travel periods, you will receive an additional stipend per hour.  The successful candidate is eligible for a sign-on bonus of $1,000.

 

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 an onboard computer
  • Assist Sales with product promotions and provide feedback on market condition changes.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and work with minimal supervision
  • Good interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skill

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English
  • Must possess basic math skills, including add, subtract, divide and multiply
  • Class A CDL license
  • 2+ years driving experience with a Class A CDL
  • Satisfactory completion of a 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 an overnight route, on average 50% of the time
  • Able to fly and work (provide delivery services) in another location for one-week increments, as needed
  • Willingness to wear and maintain company uniform

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED


Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply online and 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.

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 visit http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


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