Overnight Driver Helper (Kauai)

Jul 08 2021
Category: Transportation
Job Description

At HFA, our company culture is built on a foundation of respect, diversity, commitment and partnership. We are a locally-owned food distributor, in business over 19 years. We specialize in highly perishable foods sourced locally and from the West Coast. Throughout the Hawaiian Islands, we service grocers, clubs, convenience and independently owned stores. We offer free healthcare for our Team Members (and partial subsidy for family members).

Our Overnight Driver Helper is responsible for assisting drivers with delivery and product placement at stores within an assigned geographical area. The role requires traveling to multiple assigned accounts, replenishing shelves and ensuring proper display of merchandise.  The Driver Overnight Helper may also drive company trucks to travel between accounts and must maintain a valid driver license, PUC certificate, clean and verifiable driving record.

PLUS, our Overnight Driver Helpers will enjoy a 4 days/week, 10 hours/day work shifts! 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist delivery driver on route with product delivery, placement, and merchandising
  • Loading and unloading of products on pallets, trays and loose into and out of trucks
  • General stocking, rotating inventory, merchandising displays of various food items, product handling.
  • Safely operate material handling of equipment and dollies
  • Deliver perishable food products to retail accounts
  • Utilize lift gates, two wheeled trucks and/or pallet jacks
  • Handle product, verify count, and resolve discrepancies
  • Participate in employee safety meetings
  • Participate in periodic and annual staff training in food safety, employee safety and operational programs
  • Safely practice driving, operation of delivery trucks, and appropriate methods for lifting and loading product, supplies and equipment
  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and report preventative maintenance
  • Comply with all applicable OSHA regulations and commercial driving requirements as per State of Hawaii State Department of Transportation
  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work overnight shift
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Complete PUC medical requirements
  • Clean and verifiable driving history
  • Warehouse and forklift experience a plus
  • Knowledge of local routes around Kauai
  • Experience working in tight spaces
  • Accuracy and thoroughness
  • Ability to communicate effectively with management, customers, port representatives
  • Ability to communicate effectively via written, oral, and diagram form
  • Experience keeping orderly logs
  • Basic computer skills (word, excel)
  • Able to lift 50+ pounds

 BENEFITS

  • Competitive Pay
  • Free Healthcare
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid every Friday
  • Paid Time Off
  • On the Job Training
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discounts (e.g. Gym membership, Cellular service, Legal Assistance plan)

In case you were wondering, here’s a little bit about HFA:   We provide the staples (e.g., baked goods, fresh milk & eggs) and a variety of quality products to our customers throughout Hawaii - the leading clubs, grocers and retailers.  Join us if you like growth in a stable company working alongside happy, enthusiastic team members!