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Delivery Driver - Training

Date:  Jan 13, 2021

Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 14105 

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.


The Headlines: 
In the role of Delivery Driver – Training working in Denver, CO you will be part of the Delivery team. You will work with our internal delivery drivers to learn how to safely and efficiently deliver refreshing and delicious cases and kegs of our beer to retail accounts from a commercial truck. You will learn the skills to work with minimal supervision and solve problems in a fast-paced environment. 


The purpose of this position is to train and develop the skills and competency required to become a Class A CDL Delivery Driver for CDC. The position pay rate starts at 15.00 an hour (during training); once class A license is obtained, then pay is raised to atleast 23.00 an hour. 


This position reports to Delivery Supervisor and works closely with our Warehouse and Sales Operational teams.


The Responsibilities:

  • Present a professional attitude and appearance when interacting with retailers and internal partners, building strong working relationships
  • Complete the assigned route with a Trainer in a safe, accurate, efficient, and timely manner in varying weather conditions & challenging environments (stairs, curbs, docks, tight parking lots, etc.)
    • Learn how to safely drive a tractor trailer (pre-trip, post-trip, DOT rules/regulations, etc.)
    • Learn how to execute quality of service in each account: rotation of product, stocking shelves, building displays, and organizing products
  • You will be expected to obtain a Class A Permit within the first 30 days of employment & a Class A License within the first 90 days of employment (failure to do so will result in termination of employment)
    • Drive time will be provided thereafter with a licensed Class A driver to support and build the skills to help prepare for the Class A CDL test
    • Reimbursement for expenses related to obtaining the permit and license (drive test, permit issuance fee, license issuance fee) will be considered for reimbursement after 6 months of successful employment


The Other Qualifications: 

  • You must be at least 21 years of age and with a valid high school diploma or GED
  • You will learn and follow all DOT pre/post trip procedures, as well as learn how to safely drive a Tractor Trailer. (Drive Test must be passes within 90 days of your hire date.)
  • You understand the importance that your assigned truck has the proper inventory before leaving and returning to the warehouse, you and your trainer are accountable for all products and/or checks associated with inventory
  • You must be physically capable of handling and delivering between 500 and 1,000 30 lb. cases every day and capable of lifting up 165 lbs on a daily basis
  • Position is subject to varying start times/days and all work must be completed daily (i.e. no set end time)
  • As part of the recruitment process, the candidates will be required to provide consent to complete a criminal background check


Work Perks that You Need to Know About: 

  • You will have benefits starting on day 1! This includes participation in our Total Rewards program, parental leave, health, dental and vision
  • Access to our on-site gym, Employee Assistance Program and discount plans, and gratis beer
  • On-site bar and top events including hospitality twice a week for employees to get together and network with each other!

Job Posting Hourly Rate: $15.00 


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