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Driver Helper - Phoenix, AZ Full-time Job

9 months ago Human Resources Phoenix   186 views
Job Details
As a Driver Helper, you will be responsible for the distribution and delivery of products to a wide array of customers. In this position, Driver Helpers will be expected to partner with drivers to load, unload, lift and carry products. You will also update orders via a hand-held device, serve as a back-up driver (as needed), and will be required to frequently interact with Home Depot Pro leaders and associates, store leaders and associates, and customers.

70% Delivering Product to Our Customers
Communicate delivery updates to customers and stores. Loading the truck in an efficient manner for unload and confirming customer orders. Climbing in and out of the delivery cab to accommodate customer deliveries throughout the day. Obtaining delivery confirmation via manual or electronic methods.

20% Systematically Updating the Status of Orders
Become a subject matter expert on hand-held device. Ensure all systemic updates to orders are accurate and timely.

10% Serving as Back-up Driver
Serve as a back-up driver in the event the driver you are partnered with is unable to drive.

This person reports to the DC Transportation Manager. This position has 0 direct reports


Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.

No overnight travel required.
Must be 21 years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Must have a valid driver’s license.

Education Required:
Minimal or no education requirements.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: Less than 1 year

Physical Requirements:
Usually in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors causing moderate physical discomfort from such things as: dust, fumes or odors.

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
As a Driver Helper, you must be a team player with excellent customer service skills and the drive to succeed. Qualified candidates are self-motivated, responsible, highly organized and able to multi-task in a fast-paced and changing environment.

Other requirements of the Driver Helper include:
Valid, active Driver’s License
Clean Motor Vehicle Record
Ability to load and unload heavy items
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to read maps and follow directions

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
-Customer Focus: Keeps the customer as the focal point of activity. Gets the basics right; delivers the day-to-day performance that clients require. Is polite and friendly in customer engagements to drive satisfaction
  • Drives Results: Delivers on commitments and expectations
  • Communicates Effectively: Communicates clearly with teammates and supervisors in both verbal and written communications. Uses active listening in understanding message content and point of view
  • Collaborates: Contributes to the group s efforts and steps forward to help as needed. Seeks input from others
  • Action Oriented: Identifies new opportunities and areas for improvement. Takes action on tasks and challenges
Company Description
The Home Depot is the worlds largest home improvement retailer with more than 400,000 associates and more than 2,200 stores across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Our associates in our stores, warehouse distribution centers, contact centers, and corporate help power our $108+ billion business that touches millions of customers every year.
Our associates are the heart of our company markets fluctuate, trends change, but ultimately our people and culture power our success and enable us to make a positive impact on the customers and communities we serve. Its that perspective that helps drive our outstanding business results while creating a culture that encourages inclusion, passion and respect that extends beyond the company walls. We aim to provide the highest level of service to our customer every day so that our customers can tackle all of their home improvement projects no matter the size. Its our associates that help make do-it-yourself happen because DIY takes a team.