The Lead Driver is responsible for operating a straight truck to transport life-saving medical products to our local customers. The Lead Driver plays a critical role in building positive relationships with our customers by ensuring timely, accurate, and safe deliveries.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Encourage success of the local transportation team - serving as a motivator and resource to drivers.
Serve as a liaison between the local transportation team and management - communicating goals to drivers and escalating information to management when needed.
Load and secure product from the Medline Facility into a truck.
Safely operate a Class A or Class B vehicle between the Medline Facility and multiple customer destinations on a delivery route. Abide by Medline's safety regulations, including wearing safety equipment where needed, performing safety checks, etc.
Unload and deliver product at our customer facilities, ensuring timely deliveries.
Provide in-person support to the customer - addressing their questions and needs and providing appropriate documentation upon delivery.
Communicate with dispatching team regarding necessary adjustments to delivery route or schedule in order to meet customer needs and maintain safe operations.
Maintain a travel and cargo log in accordance with Federal and State regulations and company policy.
Perform inspection of vehicle to ensure safe operation and sufficient fuel levels for continued vehicle use.
Relevant Work Experience
Minimum 2 years tractor trailer driving experience
Class A CDL; Licensed to operate assigned vehicle.
Ability to meet Federal and State requirements for operation of commercial motor vehicles.