Baton Rouge, LA, United States
Veritiv has an expansive North American network with more than 180 locations, and we do business with
more than half of the Fortune 500. We're a big company, but we’re also a new company, shaping our
systems and processes to support a successful and sustainable future. We don't just encourage an
entrepreneurial spirit, we embody it.
Are you looking to join a company where you feel empowered in your work and your job is not just a job,
but a path toward a rewarding and successful career? Do you want to be part of a company that
customers and suppliers not only want to do business with but need to do business with?
If you answered yes, then Veritiv might be the place for you. We encourage you to learn about and apply
to Veritiv if you seek a unique work experience, where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and where
you can realize your full potential.
Job Summary and Scope:
The driver is responsible for delivery of stock, as routed, to the customer and assigned pickups in a timely, safe manner.
Ensure that all necessary documents are valid and compliant (registration, HazMat transportation permit, insurance cards, commercial drivers license, etc.)
Safely operate all company owned, leased, and rented vehicles.
Operate assigned vehicles and equipment in a safe manner, adhering to all City, State, and Federal traffic laws and motor carrier regulations, as well as, observing all Company Safety rules and safety procedures.
Make all deliveries within the time parameters set by management, making certain that all merchandise delivered is accurate and in good condition.
Prepare daily trip report listing planned stop sequence.
Conduct daily vehicle inspection.
Collect all C.O.D.’s as directed.
Conduct material handling equipment inspections.
Safely operate electric and gas (propane) forklifts, as well as electric and manual pallet jacks.
Check all filled orders to ensure order filling accuracy; check-in merchandise to verify orders have been filled correctly. Notify management or dispatch, prior to leaving dock, of any shorts or other issues as they may relate to an order.
Unload truck after all deliveries have been made, putting customer returns/credits in designated return area. Tractor and trailer must be thoroughly cleaned before the shift ends. Return all appropriate paperwork to supervisor, and advise of any problems or discrepancies. Secure truck and equipment.
Breakdown, unwrap and sort pallets of product as needed.
Perform housekeeping functions as directed.
Maintain service records and schedule preventative maintenance on all equipment operated.
Be familiar with all delivery zones in order to assist in coverage of other routes during vacations or other periods of absence.
Pushing, pulling, and lifting of equipment and product is required.
Qualifications / Knowledge & Experience:
2-5 years verifiable Class A license (and driving experience) compliant with all regulatory requirements, & Hazmat endorsement (preferred, but not required)
Minimum 23 years of age
Experience operating material handling equipment
High school diploma or equivalent education (required) and related experience
Proficient math skills in unit of measurement and multiplication, division, addition, subtraction
Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
Good communication and interpersonal skills to include the ability to converse proficiently in English as required by regulations
Attentive to details; accurate and thorough
Ability to work independently, fast, and efficiently
Working Conditions/Physical Requirement
Activities include regularly working in outside weather conditions, exposure to extremes of temperature, visibility, wet and/or humid conditions and vibrations.
Noise level in work environment is typically loud. Dust, mechanical hazards, moving objects, operating vehicle, and shift work
Requirements are representative of those needed to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Heavy work: requires ability to lift, twist and carry up to 65 pounds, manipulate (pushing, pulling) up to 160 pounds of product, and skids weighing up to 2,000 pounds utilizing pallet jack.
Physical activities required in this job include, but are not limited to: bending, carrying, climbing, crouching, feeling, finger movement, grasping, hearing, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, rapid work speed, speaking, reaching, repetitive motions, seeing, sitting, standing, stooping, talking, twisting, walking, and walking on irregular surfaces.
Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Additionally, Veritiv will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Veritiv’s legal duty to furnish information. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
Website : http://www.veritivcorp.com
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