Job Opportunity – Driver Class 5


At Jan K. Overweel, we see plates as passports. From east to west and sweet to savory, we’re tasting our way through the world and sending the finest fares home with care. We Shop the World to bring the finest and most innovative food products from around the globe.

Over the past 50 years our family of employees has helped develop an organization across Canada with offices and distribution centres in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. We offer quality products from around the world and market both imported and owned brands such as EMMA, CASA ITALIA, MILANO, to name a few. Our corporate philosophy is “WE SHOP THE WORLD” and we will continue to travel and search for the best products the world has to offer.

Jan K. Overweel Limited prides itself on treating all employees with respect. We believe that this allows our employees to utilize their skills to meet our customers’ and organizational needs in the best way possible. Our corporate wellbeing rests on the fact that decisions are made not only for today’s results but also for their long-term implication in developing an organization committed to providing superior products and service to our customers.


Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor, the Driver is responsible for the Pick-up and Delivery of Orders from the warehouse to customers in a timely, safe and courteous manner.


  • Delivers orders to customers according to established schedule in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Review orders before and after delivery to ensure orders are complete, charges are correct, and customer is satisfied.
  • Accepting payments for delivered items.
  • Maintain vehicle inspection reports ensuring vehicle is safe and well maintained.
  • Complete and maintain accurate, legible and complete Driver’s log. At the end of each shift, ensure the log has been reconciled.
  • Assist warehouse personnel with the loading of orders into the Truck. Ensure product is placed in a secure and safe manner to minimize wastage, loss or damage. Ensure appropriate paperwork is attached to the orders prior to leaving the warehouse.
  • Ensure all necessary documents are returned to the Warehouse or Office as per company policies and procedures.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • Class 5 Driver’s License with Clean Driver’s Abstract.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years Driving experience with 5 Tonne Truck. Must be able to safely maneuver vehicles forward/backward and in tight quarters.
  • Strong knowledge of the local and surrounding area.
  • Familiarity with GPS devices or map applications.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Must be physically able to lift, bend, twist, push, pull and move equipment throughout the day.

Why work for JKO?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Health & Dental Benefits
  • Vision Care
  • RRSP
  • Personal Days
  • Vacation Time Off
  • Employee Family Assistance Program
  • Discount on Company Products
  • Onsite Parking

Location of Position

5995 Rue Ernest-Cormier

Laval, QC H7C 0B1



Angela Bakker, HR Manager


Fax (905) 850-2874