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DELIVERY DRIVER CDL A ($7,500 Sign on Bonus)

Posted: 05/13/2024

Delivery Driver CDL A ($7500 Sign On Bonus)

Job Category: Transportation
Requisition Number: DELIV001545

Posting Details

    • PostedMay 9, 2024
  • Full-Time
  • Salary$90,000 USD per year
  • Locations

    Showing 1 location
    1720 Cannon Rd
    Northfield, MN 55720, USA

Job Details



Health coverage and Dental coverage
Life insurance
Vacation and PTO
Retirement savings plan w/Match

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.”

 Upper Lake Foods is currently looking to add multiple class A delivery drivers to our growing team!

*$7,500 signing bonus (over 18 months)

 *$500 bonus following completion of training period-typically 30 days.

 *Drivers completing 4 to 5 routes a week are trending to make $80,000 - $100,000 annually.

 *Tuition Reimbursement.

 *No minimum mileage requirements

The primary function of this position is to drive a tractor trailer and manually unload, using a two-wheeler on metal truck ramps, various products (meat, produce, frozen foods, dry goods, supplies) to customer sites while providing excellent customer service.

 Perform all pre-trip responsibilities including: obtaining and reviewing driver itinerary for assigned deliveries, checking customer invoices of products that have been loaded, completing required trailer temperature checks and performing pre-trip safety check inspections of trucks and trailers according to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.

Drive to and deliver customer orders to meet the scheduled customer times and maintain adequate productivity rate to meet delivery schedules. Unload products from the trailer using a two-wheeler and place items in designated customer storage areas.

 Perform all post-trip responsibilities: unloading damaged goods and customer returns and completing necessary paperwork; performing safety checks on the truck and trailer, fueling, parking and securing the tractor/trailer and two-wheeler, completing DOT logs (electronic or manual as required) and company vehicle maintenance reports (DVIR) and turn in all paperwork as required by company.



High School Diploma/GED preferred.

Must be able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations. Must have basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide) and ability to work with money collected from customers to ensure the amount collected matches the invoiced amount. Must have a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class A with the necessary endorsements and meet the medical requirements of the Department of Transportation (DOT), and have a good driving record. Experience delivering food products preferred, but will train the right person.


Must be able to use, or learn to use, all equipment, global positioning systems (GPS) i.e. XRS, and tools used to perform the job. Must be able to perform all job functions safely. Must be able to work the scheduled/assigned times and required overtime for the position. Must have excellent customer service skills. The ability to work in all weather conditions, and adhere to all safety practices and company policies.


Upper Lakes Foods, Inc. is the largest independent, wholesale food distributor in Minnesota.  The company has three facilities located in Cloquet, MN, Northfield, MN and Janesville, WI.  We distribute food throughout the Upper Midwest.  Upper Lakes Foods specializes in serving foodservice operators such as independent restaurants, assisted living facilities, schools, and national and regional foodservice chain accounts with a strong focus on customer service. Simply put, the mission is to build value for each customer, employee, supplier and community we serve by bringing the best; the best products, best people and best ideas.


  • Strong Work Ethic – We believe in the value of hard work, perseverance and consistency of character.
  • Positive Attitude – We believe in encouraging a flexible, agreeable and well-adjusted work existence that promotes successful outcomes.
  • Integrity – We believe in honesty, truthfulness and consistency of our actions.
  • Team Work – We believe that work done by several individuals combined insures excellence of quality, safety and service.
  • Professional Appearance – We believe in maintaining an appearance that promotes good hygiene, neatness and appropriate business dress.
  • Respectful Interaction – We believe in creating a workplace where employees are treated fairly in a safe and positive environment.





High School or better.


Licenses & Certifications


Commercial DL A

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