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Delivery Route Assistant - $40k

Company: United Distributors
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Delivery Route Assistant - $40k

Job Details

Job Location

GA-Smyrna -01 - Smyrna, GA


About United

United is the largest beverage alcohol wholesaler in both Georgia and Alabama. With two members of the fourth generation of the Hertz family involved in leadership roles, United is one of the 2-3% of family businesses that are able to successfully transition beyond the third generation. The Hertz family remains focused on growth, leveraging its most distinct market advantages in order to maintain its upward momentum. Its talented and innovative team of sales representatives and brand builders has the unique ability to recognize synergies between all three categories of alcohol, making it possible for United to grow its product portfolio and business successfully in Georgia and beyond.

Want to get in on the fun---We'd love to have you!

The Delivery Route Assistant assists drivers in the delivery of products to customers in a manner that meets customer requirements. Route Assistants are responsible for loading and unloading products from the vehicle, verifying contents against shipping invoices or inventories, and rotating and stocking all United products and retail customer accounts.


Must be 18 years or older

1 - 3 years of direct experience in a similar position preferred

Clean driving record

Ability to drive and maintain a valid driver's license in the applicable state


Build and ensure excellent customer service by consistently assisting in delivering orders on time and in good condition and by acting in a courteous and professional manner

Help driver with directions

Ensure all packages are accounted for and also signatures received

Assist the driver in complying with all Department of Transportation standards and regulations and maintaining a good driving performance

Assist driver with unloading and delivering products at assigned stops; verify count and condition of goods unloaded; and accurately report all overages, shortages, and breakage/damage

Directly report customer needs and concerns to the driver and participate in delivering resolutions

Become familiar with routes and customers' expectations on the assigned routes

If approved by the manager, a Delivery Route Assistant over 21 years of age may be assigned to drive a company vehicle on behalf of the company

Become familiar with United's portfolio of brands and proprietary rights in each county

Remain knowledgeable of federal and state regulations regarding the distribution of alcohol

Perform other duties as assigned



Customer Focus




Time Management

Material Control

Effective Judgment


Interpersonal Skills



Critical Skills

Strong attention to detail

Strong communication and collaboration skills

Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time in order to meet frequently changing deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Able to read, write, and perform basic math computations

Working knowledge of computerized hand-held devices

Ability to use learn and United Technology

Results-driven (performance)

Working Conditions

Able to maintain very high proficiency and job standards while working in a non-temperature controlled environment that includes exposure to heat, high humidity, and inclement weather

Able to work occasionally in refrigerated areas

Able to work in an environment with moderate noise levels

Physical Requirements and Essential Functions

Regular, reliable attendance required

Able to frequently use hand trucks, stairs, ramps, and docks

If eligible and approved by company, must be able to safely operate a company vehicle

Able to talk and hear, stand and walk, sit, reach with arms and hands, lift and carry, and use hands and fingers to handle or feel

Able to repeatedly down stack and relocate large amounts of product throughout the day

Able to perform greater than average lifting (up to 180 lbs) with some overhead lifting required

Able to frequently climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

Able to learn and maintain knowledge of company and products

Must have specific vision abilities that include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to judge distance

Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact or call 800-381-9947 for assistance with an accommodation.

Keywords: United Distributors, Smyrna , Delivery Route Assistant - $40k, Other , Smyrna, Georgia

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