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Posted: 01/14/2024

Mead Lumber Company is a leading provider of products to professional contractors, construction builders and remodelers. We have 52 operating locations across 9 Midwestern states. 100% employee-owned, we are the 12th largest building material suppliers to professional builders in the country. We are in search of driven individuals who desire an opportunity to grow and apply their skills to help us attain our goals.

Driver Job Summary:

Primary responsibility is to drive company vehicles to deliver merchandise to customer jobsites and physically unload the materials to the customer’s satisfaction. Help load and unload trucks, put merchandise away, clean up yard.

Driver Responsibilities & Duties:
  • Learn company products, procedures, culture, and customer service philosophy.
  • Provide the highest level of customer service to all customers.
  • Load trucks according to the list of materials on the sales invoice.
  • Organize and secure each load.
  • Responsible for accuracy of loads and must get all loads verified by yard manager for accuracy prior to leaving yard.
  • Delivers and unloads materials to customer’s satisfaction.
  • Follow directions and make deliveries on a timely basis.
  • Maintain inspection of each vehicle you drive for safe driving.
  • Safely drive trucks and forklifts obeying all traffic laws, wear seatbelt at all times while driving a company truck or forklift.
  • Follow all yard loading and delivery, and yard security procedures.
  • Accurately record all merchandise returns on a credit memo.
  • Listen and work with customers to solve customer complaints.
  • Housekeeping in yard and areas assigned to you.
Driver Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Desire to learn and grow professionally.
  • Ability to react quickly to problems and respond to them accurately and professionally.
  • Ability to stand/walk for 4 -10 hours daily, stoop, kneel & crouch.
  • Ability to walk upstairs to stock drywall.
  • Ability to operate a computer and calculator.
  • High School diploma required.
  • Valid driver’s license, current automobile insurance and a good driving record. CDL a plus!
  • Physical strength to lift and carry 75 pounds.
Benefits:
  • Employee Stock Ownership
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 100% Employer Paid Group Term Life, AD&D and STD
  • Additional Voluntary Life, AD&D, and LTD
  • Paid Time Off & Holiday Pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k)
  • Scholarship & Tuition Assistance Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Merchandise Discounts

We are an equal opportunity employer. Mead Lumber considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, age, pregnancy, marital status, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or any other protected basis prohibited by law.

This job description may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of the Employer.

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