Route Supervisor

Higher Taste is a local, family-owned food manufacturer specializing in Vegan and Vegetarian foods. We are seeking a hard-working and dedicated individual to join our team as a Route Supervisor who will help us oversee our deliveries of fresh and frozen products! Opportunity for advancement and pay increases! The ideal candidate would have experience as a delivery driver as well as some experience in a supervisory role. This is a hands-on position that will require knowing all the routes and jumping in to make deliveries when needed. Join us as we fulfill our mission to bring delicious, natural food to the world!

 

Job Summary

  • Work with Route Manager and drivers to ensure timely delivery of products

  • Coordinate and/or fill in for substitute drivers when a driver calls out sick or takes vacation

  • Train new Route Delivery Drivers 

  • Assist Route Delivery Drivers on routes as needed

  • Pick up items as needed

  • Assist with shipping and receiving

  • Communicate with Higher Taste administrative staff regarding any issues that arise in stores as items are being delivered

  • Provide input on delivery procedures and help develop operations policies

  • Our drivers are delivering refrigerated and frozen products that need to be stocked on grocery store shelves. Efficiency and attention to detail are musts!

  • Heavy Lifting is involved - you MUST be able to lift 55 lbs repetitively throughout your shift. Kneeling, bending, squatting and standing/walking the majority of shifts is required.

  • All drivers must present themselves in clean attire and have a friendly, customer-service oriented attitude

Schedule 

  • Shift is Tuesday through Friday approximately 3:00 am - 1:00 pm or until all routes are complete; may need to work occasional Sundays 4:30 am - 1:00 pm or until route is complete (training and coverage for Sunday driver when needed).

 

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate in English

  • A valid Class C driver's license and clean driving record are required

  • A dependable and reliable person is needed for this position

  • Basic Math Skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication) are necessary

  • 1+ years delivery driving experience - preferably in grocery/perishable products

  • Strong communication and customer service skills

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • All required qualifications plus:

  • 1-2 years+ supervising experience involving directly supervising others

  • 1+ years training experience

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

 

This position is perfect for the candidate who is looking to utilize their skills and job experience in a supervisory role with a local business!

 

PAY AND BENEFITS

  • Pay is $17-21 per hour, DOE. Opportunity for advancement and pay increases!

  • After a 90-day period we offer Paid Time Off

  • After a 90-day period of employment we offer a stipend for Health Care benefits.

  • After a year of employment we offer Paid Vacation

  • After a year of employment we offer an employer-matched retirement savings account.

 

**We run background checks and DMV record checks on candidates after a conditional job offer has been made.**

To apply, email your resume to highertastehr@gmail.com with "Route Supervisor" in the subject line. Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview.

HIGHER TASTE

981 N. Holladay Street

Cornelius, Oregon 97113

info@thehighertaste.com

(503) 230-7944

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