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Storey Kenworthy Delivery Driver & Furniture Installer in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Descriptions:

Are you ready to make a difference? At SK all of our employees make a difference whether it's customer-facing, in our community, or within our walls. SK is a family-owned and operated business that has been serving the midwest for over 80 years. We are the trusted statewide leader creating innovating solutions driving ultimate customer experiences.

When you enjoy what you do it makes all the difference. Were you the kid that always helped carry the groceries inside, the go-to handyman in the family, or even the person that exceeded using all the parts while doing DIY furniture projects? If you answered yes, you might be a great addition to our operations team at SK. You will be the tools, muscle, and face of the company, literally. This is a vital role within our company where every day is an adventure and you have a huge impact on our growing company.

The Delivery Driver & Installer is responsible for ensuring timely delivery and installation of products for smaller installations to customers providing exceptional customer service.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Loads and unloads trucks using appropriate equipment or by hand; checks product against delivery ticket and examines for damages or other issues; identifies and includes any necessary equipment needed for product installations

  • Material handling - repetitive bending, reaching, standing, walking, and lifting 50lb boxes

  • Reviews and/or assists in planning daily delivery route; adjusts with Supervisor as necessary to increase efficiency.

  • Delivers products to customers, contacting them prior to arrival and making any necessary adjustments.

  • Assembles/installs/adjusts products delivered to customer according to manufacturer instructions, floor plans and/or drawings; communicates with customer and cleans up space after install.

  • Troubleshoots and resolves field product failures by making product repairs if possible or identifies for return; informs Supervisor.

  • Processes paperwork including delivery tickets and work orders according to procedures and reconcile products with shipping paperwork; reports any discrepancies.

  • Utilize best practices following standard operating procedures and reference aids, continuously looking for areas of improvement, and communicating suggestions to leadership as appropriate

  • Follows daily truck inspection checklist. Unloads and cleans truck. Plans for next day deliveries. Maintains delivery truck. Tracks and schedules routine truck maintenance and repairs as needed.

  • Assists with warehouse operations as needed.

  • Attends furniture operations team meetings.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Experience:

High School diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience; valid Class D - CHAUFFEUR driver’s license and a good driving record required; Forklift Operator’s license required; customer delivery experience preferred; some furniture assembly, mechanical, and/or construction experience preferred.

Keyword: Delivery Driver, Furniture Installer, Furniture, Warehouse

From: Storey Kenworthy

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