Nov 15, 2021

Vending Route Driver

  • VendPro Refreshment Services
  • Texas, USA
Full time Transportation Professional

Job Overview

We are a vending and food service company seeking a full time Vending Route Driver that will be a true account services professional. Job includes driving a stocked commercial box truck from our warehouse in Carrollton to designated customer locations across the DFW metroplex to service and restock self-service drink and snack vending machines, deliver prepared food products, and service office coffee and water service locations.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have valid state driver's license
  • Minimum 3 years verifiable driving history with a clean driving record
  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older
  • Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English; bilingual a plus
  • Must pass a background check including criminal history and verification of previous employment post-job offer
  • Geographic knowledge of DFW metroplex is preferred
  • Previous vending or account servicing experience is a plus

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Position is fairly labor-intensive including the following daily physical activities:

  • Repetitively lifting/loading bins of product weighing 20-70 lbs throughout the day
  • Squatting, reaching, and bending to retrieve merchandise from truck shelving and machines
  • Pushing/pulling loaded hand truck with up to 250 lbs. of product maintaining control on both inclines and declines
  • Ascending/descending commercial loading docks (typical height: 4 ft)
  • Climbing up/walking down stairs/steps while making deliveries to various floors of buildings at customers' locales
  • Climbing into/out of commercial delivery truck repeatedly
  • Performing above activities in wide variety of weather conditions North Texas has to offer

CORE COMPETENCIES:
The Vending Route Driver is the face of our company to most customers, representing VendPro at each and every stop. As such, in addition to the above essential requirements, successful candidates will demonstrate the following traits:

  • Good communication skills
  • Customer service-orientation
  • Overall positive attitude
  • Trustworthiness
  • Dependability
  • Effective self-management in prioritizing assignments and duties

JOB DUTIES

  • Driving a pre-stocked medium-duty box truck (16ft-24ft long) from warehouse in Carrollton to designated locations across the DFW metroplex (no CDL required)
  • Restocking drink, packaged snack, and fresh food vending machines
  • Inventorying and maintaining non-expired merchandise across all customers and machines to reduce waste and maximize sales
  • Re-stocking of fresh food at micro-market accounts and/or maintenance of coffee service clients
  • Communicating with customers regarding complaints or specific requests, and relaying to warehouse management, if necessary to ensure clients' satisfaction
  • Utilize handheld computer to track inventory levels and record sales/money collected
  • Collect cash from machines and refill change dispensers
  • Securely safeguard cash collected throughout each day, ensuring accurate deposit at day's end
  • Inspect machines for mechanical failures and open service ticket to inform Technical department of need for servicing
  • Perform daily post-trip clean-up and organizing of delivery vehicle so it can be restocked overnight
  • Perform routine vehicle inspections and submit weekly Vehicle Inspection Report to supervisor
  • Operate assigned vehicle in a safe and efficient manner
  • Other related minor tasks as needed or requested by management

COMPENSATION / HOURS

  • 7% of Weekly Sales or $600/week, whichever is higher
  • Average commission earned is around $1,000/week
  • Monday - Friday, 6:00am - until route is finished, typically 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $600.00 per week

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Commission pay

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • Sales Experience: 1 year (Preferred)
  • working: 3 years (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

  • No

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