CDL Driver Trainee WTN

Doll Distributing, LLC

Worthington, MN

Job Details

Job Location:    MN - Worthington - Worthington, MN
Position Type:    CDL Driver Trainee
Salary Range:    $22.84 - $23.63 Hourly
Travel Percentage:    Road Warrior
Job Shift:    1st shift


Job Title:

Driver Trainee

Reports To:

Team Leader


Full-Time; Non-Exempt

Direct Reports:



Driver, Delivery




Tuesday- Friday, with occasional Saturdays. Start times as early as 5:00am. Average 40-45 hours per week.

Position Description:

The Driver is responsible for exemplary customer service in the delivery of products to customers and the performance of all duties within the objectives, standards, mission, and policies of Doll Distributing LLC, State of Minnesota laws and regulations governing the beer industry, and brewery/supplier requirements.

Essential Functions:

  • Deliver product on a scheduled route and within appointed time parameters
  • Unload products from trailers, by hand or using hand carts, and place in designated customer areas Rotate and stock coolers, shelves, and backroom stock at customer location
  • Operate handheld devices to generate invoices
  • Cross check inventory dropped off with the order and obtain signatures from customer to verify delivery
  • Collect payment where required, reconcile route and turn in all funds collected daily
  • Represent the company in a professional and courteous manner
  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip responsibilities in accordance with the Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and the policies and procedures of Doll Distributing LLC
  • Comply with all Federal Department of Transportation regulations related to vehicle operations and Class A Commercial Iowa Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Maintain and safely operate all assigned equipment, including but not limited to hand carts, pallets, load bars, personal protective equipment, electric pallet jacks, and lift gates
  • Adhere to all safety expectations and immediately advise supervisor of any unsafe conditions
  • Other duties as assigned

Non Essential Functions:

  • Maintain sanitary conditions in tractor and trailer and assist with maintaining sanitary conditions in the warehouse
  • Build product displays at the customer location
  • Work efficiently and strive for growth within assigned territory
  • May be asked to work on evenings and weekends for special events


Essential Skills and Knowledge:

  • Operate vehicle in a variety of traffic and weather conditions
  • Meet or exceed minimum productivity standards established by Doll Distributing LLC
  • Effectively plan and organize work activities independent of direct supervision
  • Develop a good working knowledge of product and inventory control procedures
  • Demonstrate strong communication, customer relations, and problem resolution skills
  • Working knowledge of Excel and Outlook and either entry-level (or ability to learn) Mobility
  • Able to work with a diverse group of people and customers


  • Must be 21 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Driving record within MVR policy guidelines
  • Obtain Commercial Driver’s Permit including General Knowledge, Air Brakes, and Combination Vehicles within 30 days of hire
  • Obtain Commercial Driver’s License within 45 days of receiving Permit
  • Ability to read and comprehend written instructions and information in English
  • Basic mathematical aptitude

Working Conditions:

  • Physical/Mental Organizational Capabilities
    • Frequently lift, push, or move product that weighs 1-50 pounds, up to 165 pound kegs of beer; daily lifting of 20,000 to 40,000 or more pounds of product
    • Frequently reach up to 72 to stack and unstack pallets and hand carts
    • Constantly bend and twist while loading and unloading product, stocking coolers and shelves, and rotating backroom stock at customer locations
    • The individual in this role must possess the ability to walk, stand, sit, bend, and climb stairs on a frequent basis. Must have the ability to safely lift a minimum of 24 lbs. without assistance, waist level, waist to should level, shoulder level to overhead. Must have ability to push/pull/lift a maximum of 165 lbs. with appropriate equipment. Requires significant demands on these physical requirements through entire work shift with tasks performed in all weather conditions. The ability to pay attention to detail, problem solve, troubleshoot, and make decisions is required.
  • Temperature/Climate
    • This position will spend 90% of the shift in a climate-controlled environment and 10% of the shift in an outdoor environment
    • May work outside in extreme weather conditions including but not limited to: ice and extreme heat