Our Transporter is responsible for receiving supplier deliveries, comparing received products to packing lists to ensure that deliveries are complete, and transporting supplies between our multiple locations. This role includes sorting and transporting incoming deliveries to their appropriate locations, unpacking and organizing stock, and facilitating the return of damaged products to vendors. The transporter will work closely with our purchasing department and production supervisors to ensure all departments have the supplies they need when they need them.
The Transporter Will:
- Receive products from vendor deliveries and unload trucks.
- Compare packing lists to company purchase orders and ensure that the products in each delivery match the packing list.
- Sign and return the packing list for vendor orders to our purchasing department, report any discrepancies in what was received compared to what was ordered, and report any damaged goods that need to be returned.
- Update the product inventory as products are received and added to our inventory.
- Pack products to return to vendors and coordinate with the purchasing department to return items.
- Sort deliveries and transport supplies to the appropriate locations.
- Unload and stock items at the appropriate locations, making sure everything is organized and in its designated place.
- Work closely with department supervisors to transport needed supplies from storage and orders between our locations.
- Pay close attention to details so items arrive at their appropriate locations correctly and unharmed.
- Manage transport routes to ensure maximum efficiency from trips.
The Transporter Must:
- Have a valid driver’s license.
- Have a clean driving record for at least 5 years. This includes no at-fault car accidents, or arrests on charges of violating vehicle and/or traffic laws (e.g. driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, etc.).
- Be added to the company insurance policy.
The Transporter must not:
- Smoke, eat, or drink inside the company car.
- Use a company car for personal use or take it home at the end of the day.
- Violate distracted driving laws by using a phone or texting while driving.
- Leave a company car unlocked, unattended, or parked in dangerous areas.
- Allow unauthorized people to drive a company car unless an emergency mandates it.
- Leave trash or personal belongings in a car – the car should be clean at the end of each day.
The Transporter is Obligated to:
- Drive safely and soberly.
- Respect traffic laws and fellow drivers.
- Wear glasses or contacts when driving if applicable.
- Check the car regularly to ensure gas, tire pressure, and all car fluids are at appropriate levels.
- Report any maintenance needs to the Production Manager.
- Report any damages or problems with the car to HR as soon as possible.
- Avoid double-parking, blocking entrances, or engaging in other traffic violations that may result in fines.
Essential Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the Transporter to perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the Transporter is regularly required to see, hear, and talk. This position is very active and primarily requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, stacking, and climbing throughout the day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally move and/or lift up to 65 pounds.
This job requires the use of a computer or tablet and SKU Vault for inventory management.
Expected Hours of Work:
This position is full-time, based on 37.5 to 40 hours a week. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Lunch break is up to 1 hour, from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, and production breaks are from 10:00 am to 10:15 am and 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm.