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Staples Lead Delivery Driver / Router in South Brunswick, New Jersey



  • $23.00/hr + $.50/hr shift differential

  • Additional $0.75 per hour after 1 year of employment

  • Paid Weekly

  • Paid Time Off and 7 Paid Holidays with 1 Floating Holiday

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  • 2:00pm - 10:30pm; Monday-Thursday; 12 pm - 8:30 pm Friday

  • No Weekends!

Are you looking to join an essential business who puts their employees and customers first? Staples Inc. is the place for you, and we are hiring! We strive for work life balance for our employees.

Reaching your full potential is more than a job for Staples associates! We offer competitive pay & benefits, while recognizing efforts to achieve career goals. This is an opportunity to be part of the Staples World Class Supply Chain Team and to provide essential products to our customers.

We collaborate and innovate…

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!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for systematically routing daily deliveries

  • Train and mentor new delivery drivers and helpers

  • Track and maintain log sheet for hand held package tracking devices

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

  • Fill in for shift supervisor and for Driver II (Cover Drivers) as needed

  • 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

  • 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 manner 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 and attitude

  • 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-delivery, 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

  • Conduct Safety training and other Driver training sessions as needed

  • Conduct consistent check rides and other audits

  • 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

  • Have responsibility for and maintain communication with a team of drivers throughout the day and be able to make adjustments as necessary



  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent driving experience

  • Ability to obtain a 3 month minimum DOT medical card (with the requirement of a 6 month med card within the first 90-days)

  • 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)


  • Physically fit

  • 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 70 lbs. and occasionally up to 100 lbs.

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

  • Detail-oriented

  • Must be dependable and demonstrate the ability to follow directions

  • Ability to become certified in the operation of all warehouse equipment

  • Ability to make independent decisions within well-defined guidelines

  • Must be a team player

  • Good communication skills, both orally and in writing

  • Ability to provide work direction

  • Demonstrated basic math, reading, and writing skills

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, push/pull, or balance weight for extended periods of time. The employee must frequently lift, move, and/or carry 70 lbs. and occasionally up to a maximum of 100 pounds by hand or may use dolly type equipment to deliver product to customers. Employee will regularly drive a delivery truck and must be able to enter and exit the truck throughout the day. Must be able to enter and/or scan product and customer information into a hand-held scanner (electronic clipboard).

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near mechanical equipment. Drive throughout assigned route in all kinds of weather and road conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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.