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Full Time Fixed Term Route Delivery Driver-Phoenix AZ

Date: May 4, 2019

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

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.

Location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 72521

We invite applications for the position of the Fixed-Term, full time Route Delivery Driver for Phoenix, AZ and surrounding areas. As a Route 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 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. You will work 40-48 hours per week over 4 days, have most nights home, and have most Saturdays and Sundays off.  The Fixed-Term, full time Route Delivery Driver will go through the end of September 2019.

 

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 skills

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Class A CDL license
  • Graduate from an accredited truck driving school or 1+ year(s) 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 25% 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:

  • 2+ years driving experience with a Class A CDL

 

Hill's offers all employees:

  • Highly competitive pay
  • Great employee, domestic partner, and family benefits that start the first day of employment (medical/dental/vision)
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Income Program/Savings & Investment Plan with company contributions and matching
  • Healthcare and dependent care reimbursement accounts
  • Annual tuition reimbursement up to $10,000
  • 14 paid holidays
  • Annual paid vacation
  • On-going training
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Highly professional, ethical, drug-free environment

 

In addition, Route Delivery Drivers for Hill's Pet Nutrition receive:

  • Up to 15% quarterly bonus paid on gross wages and based upon meeting individual and group performance goals
  • Company uniforms and steel-toed boots
  • Opportunity to work in a great team environment

 

Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply to work with us using this online application. 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.

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

 


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