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OTR Driver-Manchester, TN (full-time) at Batesville Logistics Inc in Manchester, Tennessee

Posted in Transportation 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Title: OTR Driver
Location: Manchester, TN
Status:  Full-time
Position Summary

Safely drive and operate tractor trailer combination within 48 states and Canada.

About Batesville

With annual revenues of nearly $600 million, Batesville is the clear leader, providing a comprehensive portfolio of burial and cremation products, memorialization offerings, profit-enhancing merchandising systems, and leading-edge technology designed to help funeral directors succeed. The company’s relentless pursuit of quality, customer service and innovation has propelled Batesville to the forefront of the death care industry.

While products and services have changed over time, Batesville’s mission of helping families honor the lives of those they love ®has remained the same for more than 100 years.
At Batesville, our associates are our strongest asset, and we strive to attract, hire and develop the best and brightest to ensure our place in the future. Batesville has a strong culture of achievement, which is underpinned by these five core values:

  • Individual worth and integrity

  • Excellence in execution

  • Spirit of continuous learning and improvement

  • Courage

  • Customer focus and partnership

Our Supply Chain team consists of manufacturing, logistics, engineering and operations.  We have five manufacturing facilities, five regional distribution centers and 80 customer support centers across North America. With one of the largest private fleets in the United States, we drive over 3.5 million miles per year to meet the needs of our customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Make on time deliveries

  • Operate tractor trailer combinations safely and efficiently

  • Maintain hours of service status and all shipping documentation

  • Read and understand maps in order to maneuver around the country

  • Help load and unload caskets

  • Other duties may be assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.


Travel is not required outside of the normal driving responsibilities of this position.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Required Skills

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization

  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.  Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables

  • Ability to use desktop computer to review and be tested on safety videos

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to use electric on-board recorder (EOBR) and/or paper log systems to maintain hours of service status

Required Experience   

  • Fully understand DOT rules and regulations

  • Excellent safety record

  • Must be 23 years of age or older

  • Ability to enter Canada and return with no restrictions due to criminal history or personal status with valid passport or passport card

  • Clean MVR / CSA Score

  • 3 years OTR experience

  • Class A Commercial Driver's License with Doubles and HAZMAT Endorsements

What We Offer   

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance, which includes MD Live, RX help center, Medical Advocate Program, short term disability, among others.

  • Generous 401K Matching Program – 4% (base pay) automatic contribution + $.50  for each additional dollar saved on the first 6% of pay saved*

  • Competitive pay

  • Vacation, paid holidays, and floating holidays

  • Opportunities for development and advancement

  • Bonus eligibility

At Batesville, we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.