• CDL Class A Driver

    Job Locations US-CT-Newington
    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/21/2018 10:49 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Davidson Specialty Foods LLC
  • Company Overview

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    Davidson Specialty Foods is the largest specialty foods distributor in New England, carrying over 6,000 items in natural, organic, specialty, Kosher, and ethnic lines at their CT warehouse facility. Founded on the value of providing quality products at a level of service second to none, Davidson has been bringing value to their customers for over 36 years. Davidson Specialty Foods is one of the many companies within the C&S Family of Companies, the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation.


    Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at Davidson Specialty Foods Co. Davidson Specialty Foods is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

    Position Overview

    Are you over 21 years old, DOT certified with valid CDL-A? Do you have at least one year experience on the road? Do love having your hands on the wheel of a big rig? Do you go the extra mile (sometimes literally) to make customers happy? Would you like to be home most nights to spend time with friends and family? If so, we need you on our team.


    Our Drivers hit the highways each day with a loaded truck. But it’s more than just driving and delivering — details matter — from safety to weighing, logging, inspecting, reporting, and securing. It’s efficient, on-the-road, on-time, customer-serving, loading-and-unloading work. That’s how we get thousands of products delivered to our valued customers.


    As a Driver, you will maintain a high level of customer satisfaction through deliveries of product and services while performing all other assigned duties. All functions must be completed in a safe and timely manner and in accordance with the Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.


    • Drive a tractor-trailer (semi-truck/eighteen-wheeler) combination, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations, to transport and deliver products
    • Make an average of 6-8 stops per day; pallets can consist of all types of products
    • Maneuver truck into loading or unloading position
    • Weigh truck as needed en-route and/or at vendors to document weight and conform to state/company regulations
    • Electronic logging according to I.C.C. regulations
    • Inspect truck before and after trips and submit report indicating truck condition
    • Read bill of lading to determine assignment
    • Secure load on trailer prior to transporting
    • Representing the company in a positive manner with our customers
    • May load or unload, or assists in loading and unloading truck using a pallet jack and/or dolly
    • Deliver all returned product and empty totes back to the warehouse daily
    • Comply with FMCSR/DOT/Company policies and procedures
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Hours may vary based on business needs which include evenings and weekends


    • Minimum age 21 years old
    • Class A CDL driver’s license
    • One year of recent tractor-trailer experience
    • Must be DOT certified
    • Class A Commercial Driver’s License
    • Valid Department Of Transportation Physical Exam
    • Quality and customer-service focused; enjoy working with people
    • Legally authorized to work in the United States
    • Compliance with all company policies and procedures
    • Successful completion of pre-employment drug testing and background check

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