Dr Pepper Snapple Group Driver Lead NIght Shift, Irving, TX in Irving, Texas

Driver Lead The Driver Lead is responsible for leading and training the drivers in their daily distribution activities as well as delivering product to both large and small format accounts on a route for advance product sales. In addition, maintaining strong customer rapport, ensuring quality service and effective merchandising of Dr Pepper Snapple Group brands

Join the team at Dr Pepper Snapple Group and make a difference by pursuing everything that you do with the determination that sets us apart from our competitors. Driving for results leads to recognition and personal growth within the company, helping us to achieve our goal to “Be the Best Beverage Business in the Americas”. The success that comes from within each of us is recognized, and creates opportunities for your growth in the organization.

Position Responsibilities 1. Provide relief coverage (vacation, sick, and injury absences) for any routes in designated area.

  1. Develop and maintain a complete schedule of all approved vacation, floating holiday, and any other paid time off to ensure complete coverage of all routes.

  2. Act as primary trainer for new drivers to include the full course of training as well as follow-up.

  3. Conduct a quarterly ride with each driver in assigned group to assist in their development.

  4. Conduct periodic training sessions for all drivers in the department covering but not limited to safety, large and small format, and communication skills.

  5. Assist the Distribution Supervisor in the day to day operation of the team utilizing Route Manager, Road Net, Appacheta, as well as tracking PVA and other KPI’s.

  6. Learn all aspects of the Distribution Supervisor duties, including labor reports, and act as a fill in for Distribution Supervisor as needed.

  7. Participate in ongoing leadership and management training.

  8. Build relationships with account managers and improve productivity.

    1. Cross train in other departments and/or job functions to gain a better understand of all departments to better prepare for future opportunities.

    2. Develop and maintain good Company image in the trade and industry to achieve the Company’s objective for the overall growth and availability of Dr Pepper Snapple Group brands.

    3. Notify Route Manager of any mechanical problems that occur on vendors, or any changes in account status.

    Total Rewards We take great pride in offering our people benefits that are competitive. We appreciate hard work, innovative ideas and unending passion, which is why we provide a comprehensive set of benefits and options designed to fit the unique lifestyles of our employees from day one based on eligibility requirements.

    • High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED)

    • 21 years of age or older

    • 2 years delivery experience and dealing with the public

    • Lift, push, and pull a minimum of 50 pounds repeatedly

    • Valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and driver’s license

    Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) is one of North America’s leading refreshment beverage companies, manufacturing, bottling and distributing more than 50 brands of carbonated soft drinks, juices, teas, mixers, waters and other premium beverages.

    With a brand heritage spanning more than 200 years, the DPS portfolio includes some of the most recognized beverages in the Americas. More than 75 percent of the company’s overall volume is from brands that are either #1 or #2 in their flavor categories. In addition to its flagship Dr Pepper and Snapple brands, the DPS portfolio includes 7UP, Mott’s, A&W, Sunkist soda, Hawaiian Punch, Canada Dry, Schweppes, RC Cola, Diet Rite, Squirt, Peñafiel, Yoo-hoo, Rose’s, Clamato, Mr & Mrs T and other well-known consumer favorites.

    Dr Pepper Snapple Group is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Dr Pepper Snapple Group recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by law. EOE Minority/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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Title: Driver Lead NIght Shift, Irving, TX

Location: Texas-Irving

Requisition ID: 1615213