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Staples PM Lead Driver 1st Shift in Madison, Wisconsin

9:00am - 5:30pm/ Monday - Friday, some weekend shifts and overtime will be required

Current Associates are not eligible for Retention or Sign On Bonuses.

Staples is business to business . You’re what binds us together.

Join our Staples World Class Supply Chain Team and deliver essential products to our customers.

What you’ll be doing:

As a Lead Driver, you will train and mentor new delivery drivers and fill in for supervisors and cover drivers as needed. You will lead daily completion of work to include scheduling and assisting with deliveries, performing routing functions and partnering with the Supervisor to address and resolve any issues.

In this role, you will transport products safely and deliver office supplies on your assigned route to customers. You will manage the routes for Drivers in the building.

At times, depending on volume, you will load vehicles. You will organize and load product for delivery utilizing the manifest assuring the most efficient delivery route and schedule.

Safety is our utmost priority so, in this role, we will look to you to ensure safe work practices and embrace and foster our safety culture.

You will be a problem solver for our customers; providing customer support, accepting product returns and will be empowered to make your customers' day. You’re our brand on wheels!

In your role as a leader, you will be essential to the success of Staples Supply Chain as we deliver to our customers.

What you bring to the table:

  • An ability to be a safe and courteous driver who can navigate your way around a map and all kinds of weather and road conditions.

  • An ability to make sound decisions, be it driving, parking, safety related and/or customer interaction related.

  • An ability to learn and utilize software applications including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office-specifically Word and Excel

  • An ability to use technology including GPS and mobile Proof of Delivery (POD) devices.

  • A personal commitment to your growth and development

  • An ability to bring new ideas that add efficiency and opportunities to grow the business.

  • An inclusive approach with your colleagues and customers to forge strong relationships and foster collaboration to resolve issues.

  • An ability and willingness to maintain cleanliness of vehicle including performing pre-trip vehicle inspections and reporting any maintenance concerns.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid drivers’ license with a driving record indicating a safe driving history acceptable to the company and at all times remain eligible to drive a commercial motor vehicle under applicable laws and regulations.

  • Ability to pass a DOT physical and drug screen (No THC) to the extent legally permissible.

  • Must obtain a 6-month DOT medical card specific to the role.

  • Basic English language skills (both verbal and written communications)

  • Full-Time associates must have the ability to work additional hours beyond scheduled shift; additional overtime hours will be required based on business needs

  • Ability to lift up to 70lbs, push and pull items weighing up to 400 lbs with the assistance of hand carts/material handling equipment, and occasionally maneuver up to 130 lbs.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum 1-year of truck driving experience (operating a 16ft or longer straight truck) or comparable driving experience.

  • High volume / small package delivery experience

We Offer:

  • Competitive Pay: $22.75/ hour - $25.00/ hour, Based on Experience

  • Earn an extra dollar an hour with our performance pay

  • Receive a pair of work boots thru Zappos after 30 days. (A $140 value)

  • Inclusive culture with associate-led Business Resource Groups and resources such as the Social Justice Resource Center

  • Staples offers both Full-Time and Part-Time benefits. Some Full-Time benefits include: 112 Hours of PTO and Holiday Schedule (7 observed paid holidays + 1 floating holiday), Online and Retail Discounts, Company Match 401(k), Physical and Mental Health Wellness programs, and more!

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender idenity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the process, please call 1-888-490-4747 for more information.