Driver Trainer

Performance Foodservice

Fairfield, OH Posted 5/15/2024 Full Time
Company Description

Performance Foodservice, PFG's broadline distributor, maintains a unique relationship with a variety of local customers, including independent restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, schools, and quick-service eateries. A team of sales reps, chefs, consultants, and other experts builds close relationships with customers - providing advice on improving operations, menu development, product selection, and operational strategies. The Performance team delivers delicious food but also goes above and beyond to help independent restaurant owners achieve their dreams.

Job Description

We Deliver the Goods:
  • Competitive pay and benefits, including Day 1 Health & Wellness Benefits, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, 401K Employer Matching, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off, and much more
  • Growth opportunities performing essential work to support America's food distribution system
  • Safe and inclusive working environment, including culture of rewards, recognition, and respect
Position Purpose:

Responsible for training delivery drivers on a day-to-day basis on all aspects of the delivery driver job duties. Utilizes all company training guides, manuals, checklists and processes to ensure compliance with company policies, practices, safety and DOT regulations. Performs preferred work method observations and provides verbal and written feedback on driver trainees' performance including suggested development actions. May run routes per business needs.

Functions as a team member within the department and organization, as required, and performs any duty assigned to best serve the company.

Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:
  • Exhibits strong verbal and written communication skills. Utilizes all systems and tools effectively, ie computer, software systems
  • Working knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations (ie, hours of service, pre-trip/post-trip, etc) and company safety policies and practices. Ensures all policies are followed
  • Delivers hands-on training that allows for maximum transfer of knowledge while ensuring customer needs, service times, labor and transportation costs are met and within guidelines
  • Provides ongoing and timely feedback to assigned driver trainees and supervisory staff. Feedback includes positive reinforcement and constructive corrective actions
  • Understands and exhibits strong customer service skills
  • Works with new driver hires and experienced drivers in classroom and/or field settings to prepare them for a successful professional driver career
  • May supplement PFG Driver Training Manual with local programs specific to the location, products and reports used in that market
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent

Required Experience: 1 - 3 years Please specify: At least 1 year of route Driving experience with PFG; At least 2 years of route driving experience overall. Route delivery driver experience specifically in foodservice distribution industry with in-depth knowledge of DOT regulations. Computerized fleet operations management systems knowledge (i.e. PeopleNet) Valid CDL A and DOT Health Card Must be 21 years of age Meet all State licensing and/or certification requirements (where applicable)

No attendance write-ups in the last 6 months

No disciplinary action in the last 12 months

No more than 3 points per PFG preventable accident policy in last rolling 12 months

MVR policy point assessment of less than 20 points (Good or Professional Level)

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education: Associates/2-year technical degree

Preferred Experience: 1 - 3 years

Please specify: At least 2 years of route Driving experience with PFG Transportation experience specifically in foodservice distribution industry route delivery Small group and one-on-one training experience Basic/Intermediate computer skills

EEO Statement

Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster and supplement; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.
Fairfield, OH 45014

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