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Food Services of America Delivery Assistant-Seasonal - Kalispell, MT in Kalispell, Montana

Food Services of America

Delivery Assistant-Seasonal - Kalispell, MT


Job ID: 2021-7302
# of Openings: 3
Category: Operations/Trans/Warehouse
Food Services of America


Food Services of America, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest broadline distributors providing a full spectrum of food and supplies to our customers throughout the western and mid-western states from ten regional distribution centers. Our customers include independent and chain restaurants, schools, hospitals, hotels, and government foodservice operations. Food Services of America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Services Group of America, Scottsdale, Arizona, a diversified privately held corporation with
operations in broadline and systems foodservice distribution; fresh fruit and vegetables marketing; custom meat processing, sales and distribution and commercial real estate development and management.


  • Deliver products to customers and perform customer relations functions.
  • Work with Driver to complete multiple stops and cross checking products with customer orders.
  • Deliver merchandise, off-load items using hand-truck and truck ramp, with accompanying
    paperwork, to customers along a predetermined delivery route in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Practice safety every step of the way.
  • Guarantee satisfaction and value for our customers.
  • Maintain the highest level of delivery accuracy by checking each product off invoice or delivery manifest or through the proper and consistent use of Driver Hand Held (if available)
  • Contribute to work environment that fosters pride in being part of a winning team and promotes personal growth.
  • Maintain personal productivity and quality standards.
  • Follow systems and procedures outlined in the company policies and manuals and as set forth in our business practices.
  • Complete all required documents pertaining to delivery, pick up, food safety and
    inventory custody.
  • Must be personable in working with customers relating to delivery or pickup problems.
  • Advise Router or transportation supervisor of changes in routes to help achieve most profitable routes, i.e., stop sequence, special instructions, new or dropped accounts.
  • Must be able to pay close attention to detail while constantly aware of the work surroundings.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise independent judgment in completing all route stops.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Remain flexible to restructure schedule as needed.
  • Check each product off invoice or delivery manifest or scan all cases using hand held scanner (if available).
  • Safely load and unload delivery goods.
  • Comply with all OSHA safety requirements.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • The ability to lift 100 lbs. several times a day.
  • Familiar with surrounding area and be able to read a map/guide.
  • Must be hard working and self-motivated.
  • Must pass all pre-employment screenings.
  • Frequent standing/walking during delivery activities, up to 2 miles daily.
  • Frequent sitting throughout work shift up to 30 minutes at one time.
  • Frequent lifting using both hands/arms, typical weights 10-60 lbs., occasionally up to 100 lbs.
  • Frequent carrying of 10-75 lbs., occasionally up to 100 lbs., 3-4 feet from pallet to hand truck to off load area.
  • Frequent push/pulling using both hands/arms, approximately 30-100 lbs. exertion, depending on weight of load on hand truck and whether climbing stairs.
  • Frequent bending/crouching/squatting at waist or knees during delivery.
  • Frequent twisting waist/neck in normal range required while driving.
  • Frequent climbing and balancing in and out of cab.
  • Frequent use of feet in operation of foot pedals.
  • Able to read/write and record data.
  • Able to perform simple mathematical calculations.
  • Able to work independently and exercise independent judgment in completing route.
  • Constant awareness of work surroundings.
  • Close attention to detail.
Work Conditions
  • In truck cab, trailer, or customer location 80% of the time.
  • Exposure to outdoors during delivery 20% of the time.
  • Hazards include: moving vehicles, equipment, slippery surfaces, noise, exhaust fumes and exposure to various weather conditions during delivery activities.
*Constantly over 80% time, Frequently 20-80% time and Occasionally under 20% of time.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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