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Daytime Delivery Route Driver

Location: 5370 S. Cicero, Chicago, IL 60638

Pay: $18/Hour 

Hours: Monday-Friday, Days (7am-9am start time)

Farmer’s Fridge was founded in Chicago in 2013 with the mission of making wholesome, delicious food easily accessible, so people can live a little happier and healthier. Our network of 300+ software-enabled smart Fridges vend handcrafted salads, grain bowls, sandwiches, and more. We are striving to change the food system from the ground up – one Fridge at a time. 

At our core, we are a team that cares – about the business, the impact our product makes, and about each other. We are data-driven, innovative, and quick to move on a good idea. Transparency and collaboration are key to our process, as Farmer’s Fridge is a fast-paced work environment where things are always evolving. We’re proud to have a tight-knit team where people bring their A game every day. 

Various team and company social events and town halls keep us connected to each other as well as aligned and focused on our short and long term goals. We’re opening Fridges weekly across the country and are looking for people with passion, ingenuity, and moxie to join our team and help us fulfill our mission of making healthy food as accessible as a candy bar!

We’re looking for a reliable & solid driver (with professional driving and merchandising experience) who have a good driving record to provide healthy food to Fridges. The ideal candidate has experience driving professionally (10-foot cargo vans) as well as experience managing a food inventory and/or merchandising in vending or pre-packaged delivery services.

Start times can vary from 7am-9am depending on demand. You will mostly be delivering to locations in the downtown Chicago area so familiarity with driving in urban areas is a huge plus. 

Check out this video for more on the role: https://vimeo.com/274747878

What will the Driver do?

  • Start at our facility near Midway airport and deliver items to our fridge and business partners throughout Chicagoland
  • Track inventory via our internal facing app to ensure the right products are being delivered to the correct fridge locations
  • Manage inventory by keeping accurate records with a handheld computer/iPad.
  • Help deliver to new locations as we experiment with different business partners 

What must the Driver have?

  • A good driving record and valid driver's license. (Please note that we run motor vehicle background checks on all candidates before they are hired.)
  • Ideally one year as a professional delivery driver (ride-sharing experience doesn't apply)
  • Authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Physically able to move up and down, including bending and lifting frequently (up to 50 lbs required)
  • Flexibility - every day could be different!
  • Comfortable using basic technology on a daily basis
  • Great communication skills and ability to work collaboratively 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, and still have a great attention to detail 
  • Have enough hustle to move more than 50 salad trays per day

What does the benefits look like at Farmer's Fridge:

  • Traditional Benefits -- Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long Term Disability
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Competitive starting salary & room for advancement
  • Free Farmer's Fridge food every shift 

Farmer’s Fridge is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

View our disclosures related to External Agencies and Applicants below: https://www.farmersfridge.com/careerdisclosures

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