Local Route Delivery Driver Auto Parts in Blue Island, IL at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 1/2/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Title Local Route Delivery Driver
As a part of our growth LKQ is looking for a dedicated and passionate Delivery Driver with knowledge of replacement parts for the automotive mechanical and collision repair industry. The Delivery Driver must have six months driving and warehouse experience with an excellent driving record. The Delivery Driver will be responsible for operating a company vehicle to deliver product to customers. The Delivery Driver will also be required to manually load and unload the delivery truck, verify that all parts are loaded and unloaded, collect payments from customers, obtain signatures from receiving locations confirming accuracy of parts received, and deliver returned items back to the branch. If you like driving, growth, and working with happy, enthusiastic individuals, you'll enjoy a career with us!
This is a full time position 40+ hours per week Mon - Fri with occasional OT. This position does require occasional Saturdays. LKQ offers stability, great benefits package (after 30 days of employment) including health, dental, eye, basic life insurance, supplemental life insurance for employee and spouse, short and long term disability. LKQ offers a 401K with generous employer match. Full time LKQ employees earn PTO (paid time off) beginning on their 1st day of employment, and become eligible for 6 paid holiday's plus an additional floating holiday after 30 days of employment.
Starting rate $16 hr., $17 hr. after 6 months' employment with quality individual performance results.


Essential Job Duties:
* Drives a Company vehicle in a safe, courteous and responsible manner.
* Physically loads company truck at the branch and verifies the condition of the truck, the manifest and other paperwork associated with the deliveries to be made.
* Drives to the delivery destination, confirms order with customer, unloads and verifies product, obtains confirmation signature and payment from customer.
* Makes proper notations on the manifest and provides receipts on parts being returned from customers to the branch.
* Collects accounts receivable, as necessary.
* Works in such a manner as to prevent shortages and damage to products.
* Complies with established company policies and procedures.
* Assumes other duties as assigned.
Drives over 16,001 lbs.
* Subject to DOT Procedures - driver logs, unexpired medical card, etc.

Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (www.lkqcorp.com), an S&P and Fortune 500 (# 262) company, is a leading provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles. LKQ has operations in North America, Europe and Taiwan. LKQ offers its customers a broad range of replacement systems, components, equipment and parts to repair and accessorize automobiles, trucks, and recreational and performance vehicles. Globally, LKQ has more than 1,700 operating locations and 52,000 employees. Come join our entrepreneurial, growth oriented culture, and be LKQ Proud!

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:
* Education and Experience: High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent preferred. Minimum of six months driving and warehouse operations experience preferred. Possess a valid Illinois class C driver's license (or other state equivalent) and safe driving record. Driving history must meet and maintain qualification for Corporate safety program. Must meet Department of Transportation (DOT) testing and physical requirements and be knowledgeable of DOT regulations when/as required. Minimum 21 years of age. In addition to the above, drivers over 10,001 lbs. must maintain a DOT medical card.
* Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of replacement parts for the automotive mechanical and collision repair industry desired. Ability to quickly learn and become proficient with the company's warehouse and delivery methods, techniques and procedures. Possess the ability to perform basic math calculations, interpret road maps, effectively communicate with customers/peers/supervisors and proficiently use smartphone and/or tablet. Must be attentive to detail and ensure accuracy in work assignments.
* Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment: This position requires sitting, standing, walking, lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, climbing and ascending/descending stairs. Requires sitting for relatively long periods of time, while driving. It also requires frequent bending, climbing, movement and lifting of up to 75 pounds during physical loading/unloading of trucks and when stocking products.