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Route Driver Helper - Local to Lakeville

Lakeville, Minnesota
Job Type
4 Aug 2022

Job Title:

Route Driver Helper - Local to Lakeville


Performance Foodservice Twin Cities (0557)

Job Description:

Position Summary:

This position is local to the Lakeville area, utilizing a personal vehicle to meet delivery drivers in the area to assist with local deliveries.

Rides with and assists the Delivery Driver in the tractor trailer, tandem trailer and/ or straight trucks on intrastate and interstate routes for the purpose of delivering and/or unloading various products (meats, produce, frozen foods, groceries, dry goods) for restaurants, delicatessens, hospitals, schools, nursing homes, convenience stores, supermarkets and other foodservice outlets in a safe and timely manner and in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT)regulations. Communicates and interacts with customers, vendors and co-workers professionally ensuring questions are answered accurately and in a timely manner. Functions as a team member within the department and organization, as required, and perform any duty assigned to best serve the company.

All Driver Helpers now start at $22.50/hour !

$3,000 Hiring Bonus! Terms apply.

Day One Benefits: Including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) (employer match), employer-paid life insurance, discounted employee stock purchase plan, generous Paid Time Off, & more! Day one benefits apply to all associates starting on or after July 01, 2021.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Review work schedule and check with supervisor for truck and driver assignments for the days deliveries. Assist with the inspection of the cab and trailer to insure they meet company quality standards and take appropriate action as needed.
  • Ride to and deliver customer orders according to a predetermined route and delivery schedule.
  • Obtain and set-up conveyor system(if applicable), check customer order, verify items in trailer and release load locks.
  • Unload products from the trailer and into designated customer storage areas.
  • Perform damage control checks on items and contact supervisor about removing orders according to company policy.
  • Load customer returns on to trailer, breakdown and stow roller conveyor system (if applicable) and secure trailer doors. Unload damaged goods and customer returns at the driver check-in dock and complete necessary paperwork.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Req Number:


Address Line 1:

13400 Commerce Blvd

Job Location:

Lakeville, Minnesota (MN)


1st Shift

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

EEO Statement:

Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy () ; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster () and supplement () ; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement () .

Required Qualifications:

High School Diploma or Equivalent

6 - 12 months experience in warehouse environment and interfacing with customers

Must be able to work the scheduled / assigned times and required overtime for the position.

Able to stand, walk, reach and lift repeatedly throughout shift.

Able to lift, stack, and/or pull products off shelves/pallets, from various heights weighing between 10-35 pounds and generally up to between approximately 60 and 90 pounds, depending on the location, throughout shift.

Able to work in multi-temperature environments, i.e. cooler, freezer and dry.

Pass post offer drug test and criminal background check.

Valid driver's license and vehicle insurance required

Clean Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) for past 3 years


Performance Foodservice

Job Category:


Preferred Qualifications:

1-2 years foodservice distribution or related industry experience



Company Description:

Performance Foodservice, PFGs broadline distributor, maintains a unique relationship with a variety of local customers, including independent restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, schools, and quick-service eateries. A team of sales reps, chefs, consultants and other experts builds close relationships with each customer, providing advice on improving operations, menu development, product selection and operational strategies. The Performance Foodservice team delivers delicious food, but also goes above and beyond to help independent restaurant owners achieve their dreams.


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  • Job Reference: 677706865-2
  • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
  • Location: Lakeville, Minnesota
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent