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Driver Trainee

Company: Gordon Food Service
Location: Centralia
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Call (844) 312-0848 to learn more.

Welcome to Gordon Food Service! We are excited that you are thinking about opportunities with us, and we have an amazing story to share. See below for a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry. There's a seat at our table for you...


Weekly Pay

CDL-A Permit Required

Monday - Friday

Benefits after 30 days

Essential Functions:

  • Ensures safe, accurate, timely, and efficient deliveries of GFS products.
  • Builds and maintains positive customer relationships. Demonstrates self-control and situational awareness.
  • Accurately collects customer payments. Safeguards company funds and follows GFS banking policies.
  • Performs all Sales Service functions by the 90th day of employment.
  • Performs proper equipment maintenance, monitors reefer temperature, and reports mechanical issues and damages in a timely manner.
  • Complete daily check-ins in a timely manner with no errors.
  • Collaborates with management and sales representatives to communicate customer concerns.
  • Perform daily pre/post trip inspection of vehicles and equipment. Completes check in process accurately and on time. Manage paperwork to include register, credits, pick-ups, etc

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
    • This position requires punctuality, problem solving and attention to detail.
    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
    • Must be goal oriented with a positive "can-do" attitude.
    • Ability to read, write, understand and communicate in the English language.
    • Ability to adhere to all safety/compliance regulations and procedures.
    • Ability to meet the physical demands of this job including lifting, pushing, pulling of product.

      Equipment / Tools / Technology:
      • Ability to operate on-board computer and handheld scanner.
      • Ability to operate GFS tractor/trailer.
      • Must be able to operate a two-wheeled hand truck with a load weighing up to 350 pounds.
      • Uses two-wheeled hand truck and other safety equipment to aid in the lifting and carrying of products averaging 50 pounds.
      • Some basic computer operations


        Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.

        Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

        All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to and use the words "Accommodation Request" in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

        All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free. Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.

        Call (844) 312-0848 to learn more or Apply Below

Keywords: Gordon Food Service, Decatur , Driver Trainee, Professions , Centralia, Illinois

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