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Local Driver (12am-10am) at Essendant Co.

Posted in Drivers 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Coxsackie, New York





Job Description:

At Essendant Inc., it is our intention to be the fastest and most convenient solution for workplace essentials. To do this, we need exceptionally talented, bright, innovative and driven employees. If you would like to be part of the team that helps unlock the potential of our customer-partners and those they serve, this is your chance to be involved. Essendant Inc. is a leading national wholesale distributor of workplace essentials, with consolidated net sales of $5.3 billion.  Essendant stocks a broad assortment of over 160,000 products, including technology products, traditional office products, office furniture, janitorial and breakroom supplies, industrial supplies, and automotive aftermarket tools and equipment.


Comprehensive Benefits Package


At Essendant, we offer our employees a wide-range of Medical and Dental options, as well as Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts and Flexible Spending Accounts.  Work/life balance is encouraged and we support that with Paid Vacations/PTO and Paid Holidays.  We promote growth by assisting with Tuition Reimbursement.  Our employees’ futures are important to us; therefore, we offer a 401(k) plan, Life Insurance, AD&D and more.


Primary Responsibilities



  • Performs pre-trip inspection of vehicles, trailers, and cargo to ensure that mechanical, safety and emergency equipment is in good working order, and to ensure that cargo is undamaged and all load-related documentation is complete and accurate. Delivers product from the Distribution Center to the customers’ location, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and roads in the area.

  • Unloads product from truck to customers’ dock, inspecting cargo and completing required documentation.

  • Performs all job responsibilities in adherence with established Company driving policies and procedures. Remains compliant with Company, state and federal testing and licensing requirements, submitting proof as requested.

  • Reports vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations or damage to vehicles as required per Company policies and procedures. Understands and demonstrates Essendant's Core Values.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 


Knowledge/Skills/Ability/Other



  • Previous class A or class B driving experience preferred.

  • Ability to adhere to established safe driving guidelines.

  • Ability to use equipment such as forklift and pallet jack to load trucks, and remain certified to operate all such equipment.

  • Ability to perform all tasks in a safe manner, following all safety rules and guidelines. 

  • Hazmat training for hauling hazardous materials may be required.

 


We offer an exciting and challenging environment that encourages independent thinking, problem solving, and growth. We believe in giving back to our communities as well as others in need. We embrace diversity and believe our employees create a sustainable competitive advantage.  We adhere to the high standards of Our Guiding Actions and Our Values.


Experience

Preferred
  • 2 year(s): Box truck/tractor trailer

Education

Preferred
  • High School or better

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor 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 a 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 the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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