Receiving Delivery Driver (KMI) - Northern California

Oakland, Ca
Kiva Manufacturing Inc. – Operations /
Full-time /
Kiva Confections ( is a world-class cannabis-infused edibles company in California, the largest cannabis market in the world. Kiva's line includes Kiva Chocolate Bars, Terra Bites, Petra Mints, Lost Farms Gummies & Chews, and Camino Gummies. Our products are crafted from premium ingredients and thoughtfully combined with California cannabis. Since our beginning in 2010, our goal has been to create confections that redefine what a cannabis confection ought to be. By applying art and science, we ensure a deliciously consistent experience.

We have high-reaching growth plans as the legal market and consumer adoption expand. Key growth initiatives include ambitious platform innovation, outstanding marketing, geographic expansion, strategic partnerships, and more. We are resourced for this spectacular growth and looking for great people to help take us to the next level.

Job Summary

Kiva will depend on the Receiving Delivery Driver to receive and deliver cannabis products to the growing Northern California region in our Kiva branded vehicles. This position requires an excellent driver who has experience driving box trucks/larger vans, comfortable with being on the road throughout the day, transporting various goods and materials and enjoying brief encounters with customers on occasion. As part of the team, the qualified individual will participate in the development of a fast growing operation.

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This job is for you if...

    • Your friends call you trustworthy, loyal, and dependable
    • You are detailed-oriented and have quick, accurate math skills to account for inventory.
    • You love organization and enjoy problem-solving to create and maintain an organized work environment.
    • You adapt quickly to ever-changing priorities and can multitask with ease.
    • You love communicating with others and cross-functional collaboration.
    • You have patience under stressful situations

As a Kiva's Receiving Delivery Driver, you will...

    • Communicate with Manager regarding daily deliveries or delays related to on-time-deliveries
    • Maintaining a professional and friendly demeanor in the presence of vendors and business partners.
    • Confirm and or assist with loading all orders 
    • Complete necessary deliveries to distribution and manufacturing sites throughout Northern California while maintaining scheduled appointments
    • Will drive Kiva company vehicle (26 foot box truck) as well as utilize a forklift/pallet jack.
    • Confirm order accuracy with customers and verify order is consistent with packing slip.
    • Handle materials (lifting 50-55 lbs.)
    • Miscellaneous tasks, as assigned by Manager
    • Receive and log incoming items, as appropriate. Unload delivery trucks and make sure that each incoming delivery matches the company purchase order. Receive POs in FileMaker, follow up on missing POs.
    • Collaborate with the inventory control and purchasing groups to determine when a product is missing in a delivery.
    • Maintains inventory by identifying, labeling, and placing materials and supplies in stock; recording location of inventory.
    • Prepares finished stock for shipment to LA and Partners by identifying, pulling, packing, crating, loading, and securing 
    • Act as a secondary runner to drop off mail and/or packages to USPS, FedEx or UPS, etc.
    • Any other special project assigned by management.

What we're looking for...

    • HS education or Associates strongly preferred
    • Minimum of 2 years delivery experience
    • Valid California Driver's License
    • Must pass Kiva's Motor Vehicle requirements
    • MUST have experience and be comfortable driving a 26 foot box truck as well as a forklift/pallet jack
    • Excellent driving  and equipment operation skills  and attention to detail is required
    • Excellent driving record is required
    • Strong communication skills
    • Strong organization and time management skills
    • Comfort with using iPad & personal cell phone for vendor communication

Work Environment

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. 
    • Driving In the field 50% of the time
    • Covering all of the Northern California territory
    • Must be able to drive in all weather conditions
    • Able to assist the warehouse team to prepare and load raw, finished goods and completed products coming from manufacturing and or packaging.
    • Flexibility to work in a ever changing environment

Physical Requirements

    • Work schedule is Monday to Friday - 7am to 3:30pm
    • Experience driving a large van/truck
    • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
    • The employee is frequently required to talk or hear; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance.
    • The employee is frequently required to sit; walk; stoop. 
$23 - $23 an hour
Kiva Confections provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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