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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Route Jumper in Newington, Connecticut

About Our Company

Davidson Specialty Foods is the largest specialty foods distributor in New England, carrying over 6,000 items in natural, organic, specialty, Kosher, and ethnic lines at their CT warehouse facility. Founded on the value of providing quality products at a level of service second to none, Davidson has been bringing value to their customers for over 36 years. Davidson Specialty Foods is one of the many companies within the C&S Family of Companies, the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at Davidson Specialty Foods Co.Davidson Specialty Foods is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As a Route Jumper, you will work in a warehouse, putting freight away and keeping floors clean. In this role, you will also fill in for truck drivers as needed, jumping on a route for a day(s) or week(s) at a time, delivering product to stores.

Job Description


  • Work first shift in the warehouse putting freight away, keeping floors clean & swept

  • Fill in on truck to deliver when regular driver is off or on vacation

  • Drive our trucks in a responsible & safe manner

  • Be responsible for any damage incurred in or on our trucks, including merchandise; responsible for all paperwork

  • Customer Service - Manage difficult or emotional customer situations; respond promptly to customer needs; respond to requests for service and assistance

  • Communication Skills - Speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listen and gets clarification; respond well to questions; participate in meetings; write clearly and informatively; present numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information

  • Safety and Security - Observe safety and security procedures; report potentially unsafe conditions; use equipment and materials properly

  • Travel Required:Yes


  • Warehouse : Freezer (-20F to 0F)

  • Warehouse : Perishable Warehouse (28F to 60F)

  • Warehouse : Grocery Warehouse (50F to 90F)


  • Specialized Knowledge :

  • Special Skills : Language Skills – Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divide.

  • Physical abilities: :

  • Other: :

Years Of Experience

  • 0-2 : Equivalent combination of education and experience


Attendance, General Equivalency Diploma - General Studies, High School Diploma - General Studies, Initiative, Productivity, Quality, Safety


1st Shift (United States of America)


Davidson Specialty Foods LLC

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.