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Delivery Driver Lead, Coors Distributing Company

Date:  Jul 23, 2022

Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 22432 

A Career in Beer:  #CDC


Coors Distributing Company (CDC) is one of the nation’s leading beer distributors based out of Denver, CO. We are the critical link between our brewery suppliers that produce the beer and the retail outlets where they are sold, as well as the restaurants and bars where they are consumed. We were founded in 1971 and became a MillerCoors LLC in 2008 as part of the joint venture between Miller Brewing Company and Coors Brewing Company, and we remain the only company owned distributor for Molson Coors Beverage Company. Major brand acquisitions occurred in January of 2010 making Coors Distributing Company one of the top 25 largest beer distributors in the country with over 30 suppliers, roughly 14 million cases per year, and nearly 400 employees.


In the role of Delivery Driver Lead working in Denver, CO you are responsible for safely and efficiently delivering the company’s products (cases and kegs) to retail accounts from a commercial truck, in addition to playing a key role in training & developing new and current Delivery Drivers.


This position reports to the Delivery Supervisor.


The Responsibilities:

  • Trains new drivers utilizing their knowledge, experience and tools available to them
  • Participates in a thorough evaluation process with the Trainees 
  • Identify opportunities to improve processes, procedures to drive engagement, a positive culture and effective driver relations
  • Lead safety efforts within your peer group through behavioral observations, proactive unsafe behavior correction and highly effective communication across the delivery team and upwards through management
  • Lead by example by supporting decisions made by the company and identifying respectful opportunities to challenge the status quo in a professional manner
  • Train, mentor and lead co-workers utilizing the CDC 6 Pack of Performance for Delivery as your guide and expectation
  • Provide feedback on safety issues/ideas/hazards/policies, performance standards, evaluation criteria, delivery expectations and more to help drive culture changes within CDC to improve safety, quality and results.
  • Complete the assigned route in a safe, accurate and efficient manner in varying weather conditions and challenging environments (i.e., stairs, curbs, docks, tight parking lots)
  • Present a professional attitude and appearance when interacting with Retailers
  • Execute quality of service in accounts including:  rotation, stocking shelves, building displays, and organizing products
  • Maintains strong working relationships with Retailers and internal partners
  • Ensure assigned truck has the proper inventory before leaving and returning to the warehouse, and is accountable for all products and/or monies associated with inventory


The Other Qualifications: 


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Requires a valid Colorado Commercial driver’s license (Class A) and current DOT physical card
  • MVR must fall within the MillerCoors Pre-Employment Background Screening Guidelines
  • 3+ years of previous delivery experience and Class A driving experience preferred
  • Effective problem-solving skills with limited guidance in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication, customer service, conflict resolution and listening skills 
  • Must be comfortable with providing both positive and constructive feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization as well as retailers


At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.

Nearest Major Market: Denver