Delivery Associate

  • Great Lakes Wine & Spirits
  • Highland Park, MI, USA
  • Oct 03, 2022
Full time Transportation

Job Description

Great Lakes Wine & Spirits is a growing statewide company seeking Delivery Associates for the Highland Park and Detroit depot.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The Delivery Associate will be loading cases of wine and(or) spirits onto a handcart and hand delivering to accounts throughout the Metro Detroit area. Other duties include but not limited to:

  • Driving CDL Box trucks with airbrakes
  • Check product for damages and/or errors
  • Customer Service skills are required - must be courteous, respectful and friendly
  • Operate power and manual pallet jacks
  • Occasionally operate hi-lo's
  • Clean out trucks
  • Collect payment and reconcile route
  • Communicate with department personnel professionally
  • Ability to operate equipment in all weather conditions
  • Responsible for ensuring product is delivered to the correct locations in the correct quantities
  • Follow company, DOT, state and federal policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Work Schedule

The Delivery Associate is a full time position working Monday through Friday with start times varying around 5:30 AM. Saturday day shifts may be required.


Pay & Benefits

  • Daily minimum $200.12 guaranteed with Commission and Bonus opportunities
  • 6 Paid Holidays
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Competitive health benefit packages including Medical, Dental and Vision coverage.
  • 401K contributions after probationary time is met
  • Voluntary Life Insurance & Disability coverage

Work Environment & Physical Demands

The Delivery Associate will be on the road in all weather conditions and entering account stores. This requires the employee to be courteous, respectful and friendly to others. This position is also physically demanding in nature, separating and loading cases, and requires the Delivery Associate to occasionally lift up to 55 pounds.


Required Qualifications

  • 21 years of age and older
  • Chauffer license
  • CDL A or B license with airbrake endorsement
  • Minimum 2-years driving experience in CDL box trucks with airbrakes
  • Hi-lo experience (preferred)
  • Experience operating GPS and handheld devices is helpful (preferred)
  • Must be willing to work in all weather conditions
  • Willingness to take direction and work independently
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 55 lbs.
  • Acceptable driving record

Additional Requirements:

  • Able to pass DOT physical and obtain DOT card through GLWAS
  • Pass pre-employment screenings including a full Background Check, 10-Panel Drug Test, and Agility Test
  • Adhere to the policies and procedures outlined in the employee policy manual and any applicable contracts, signed agreements, and work rules.
  • Cooperates with all management and staff of GLWAS.
  • Follows all MLCC rules and regulations, as they apply to the position.
  • Use alcohol in a responsible manner when related to business activities.
  • Maintain a safe driving record.