The primary purpose of a Driver is to deliver finished product and pick up soiled product at our customer locations (hospitals and healthcare facilities). This position will represent the Company in a professional and courteous manner.
Collect finished carts:
Roll the carts from Load Building area to back dock.
Load the delivery truck by pushing the carts onto the back of the appropriate truck.
Deliver clean to customers.
Transport soiled linen back to plant.
Follow all federal, state, and local requirements according to D.O.T. rules and regulations.
Follow all OSHA rules as it applies to blood borne pathogens.
Coordinate daily activities with Transportation, Plant Managers, and Team Leaders.
Must be able to adapt to change and unscheduled events.
Maintain vehicle, preventative maintenance, cleanliness, and disinfecting after transporting of soiled linen.
Will work rotating shifts.
Understand, observe and adhere to all safety procedures and policies, including PPE.
Assist and perform other duties as assigned.
Class A CDL required.
Clean driving record. Must present a 7 year with accident Motor Vehicle Report during interview process
High School Education, GED and formal education / training preferred.
Basic computer knowledge and the willingness to learn new computer applications.
Good analytical skills to be able to determine number of carts required for orders.
2 to 3 years of experience in manufacturing, production, or service industry preferred
Previous experience as a Driver required.
Ability to work in a noisy fast paced environment.
Ability to stand, walk, bend, stoop, twist and reach for individual items for long periods of time during loading and unloading of truck.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds during loading and unloading of truck.
Constant reaching for individual items and stacks of items during loading and unloading of truck.
Ability to push or pull a cart that may weigh 300-400 pounds for up to 60 yards.
Demonstrated customer service and organization skills.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Must be able to work in and out of weather conditions.
Must be flexible to work nights, weekends and holidays.