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Staples Prod Service Specialist-Cover Driver in La Mirada, California


Pay: $19.20/hr, Paid weekly

Additional $.75 after 1 year of employment

Shift: 7am-3:30pm Monday - Friday, No weekends or holidays

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Our North American Supply Chain network brings technology and people together in innovative ways to deliver state–of–the–art products, services, and expertise. Our extensive portfolio of opportunities span from traditional inventory, fulfillment and delivery to specialized strategy, automation, engineering, analytics, leadership, and logistics. Our diverse network paired with a continued commitment to and investment in our people, process, platforms and the communities in which we live and serve are the foundation on which we build our bright future.

If you are interested in leveraging your talents to drive innovation, customer satisfaction, market growth, personal development and industry change in a dynamic team work environment---please explore the opportunities within our world class Supply Chain team!

Position Summary:

Primarily responsible for delivering product to customers operating a straight truck 24 feet long or smaller.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drive a variety of route assignments to cover for vacations and absences at least 50% of the time

  • Sort freight, load truck and verify packages against the manifest according to route sequence daily using all equipment necessary including pallet jacks, hand trucks, pallets, skids and hand held scanners

  • Handles all deliveries for the day and turns all delivery receipts to the appropriate supervisor at the end of the shift

  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections on the vehicle being operated daily prior to leaving from and returning to the SDO

  • Deliver the merchandise to the customers (Residential and Commercial), in a prompt, safe, business like and friendly manner; top priority should be given to taking care of the customer’s needs

  • Use a hand held package scanner in the delivery process as required

  • Obtain accurate electronic or paper POD (Proof of Delivery) for each delivery

  • Drive the truck in a safe, lawful and courteous manner always remembering that the people will judge us by the way you handle the vehicle

  • Conduct business in a professional and courteous manner

  • Keep the truck and associated equipment in proper working order; report any problems to the Supervisor; keep the cab and cargo area clean and free of clutter

  • Process all non-delivered and customer returns following correct procedures, upon return to the SDO at the end of the day

  • Submit all required POD’s, non-delivery, return information and reports to the appropriate Supervisor daily

  • Regular attendance

  • Work as a team member by interacting and communicating with fellow associates in a cooperative, constructive manner

  • Pick up and accept merchandise returns and/or damages

  • When help assigned (Driver or Driver Helper), maintain responsibility for truck and equipment; lead daily completion of work and report questions/issues to SDO Supervisor right away



  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Obtain a D.O.T. medical card

  • 1-3 years of driving experience in a service oriented position

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Valid driver’s license (no “major moving violations” as described in the employment application supplement and in accordance with applicable state law)

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

  • Math and mechanical aptitude

  • Able to navigate and read a map

  • Must have excellent customer service skills/satisfaction

  • Must be a team player and able to work well with minimum supervision

  • Must be able to lift, push or pull equipment/merchandise weighing between 70 lbs. and 100 lbs

  • Must be willing to wear a Staples uniform and present a clean, neat appearance

  • Passing a background and/or drug screen may be required


  • PC and Microsoft Office knowledge

Staples is The Worklife Fulfillment Company, helping businesses of all sizes be more productive, connected and inspired. With dedicated account teams, category professionals, innovative brands and a curated product assortment for business, Staples provides customized solutions to help organizations achieve their goals. Interested in joining the team? Check out our perks and benefits !

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