Animal Health International, a Patterson Company, has an IMMEDIATE NEED FOR A CDL FLEET DRIVER W/HAZMAT to join our team in Bakersfield, CA!
Why join Animal Health International?
This is your chance to set your career in motion! Our future is full of exciting possibilities, and so is yours as part of our team. We believe that work shouldn't be something that you do just to make ends meet. It should provide satisfaction and an opportunity to make a real difference!
Through its subsidiaries, Animal Health International, Inc. provides animal health products and services to customers in the food animal and companion animal markets worldwide. We are a recognized leader in our industry.
Our employees share a determination to make a difference, to enhance business success and to drive innovation where and whenever possible. We are not only looking for competent, qualified contributors, but employees who want to grow personally and professionally throughout their careers. We are in search of the best and the brightest minds to help fulfill our mission. We offer opportunities that allow you to apply and develop your strengths and we leverage your strengths to help us remain a major leader in our industry. We value the diverse thought and innovative ideas you can bring to the company.
The Animal Health International, Inc. Family of Companies is the right choice for individuals with exceptional ethics, integrity and long-term vision. We promote an atmosphere that encourages personal and professional development. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a great working environment in locations throughout the United States and Canada. Animal Health International is an EEO/AA/M/F/D/V employer and participates in the Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program, an internet-based employment eligibility verification system.
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Demonstrated exceptional performance in:
Aligning with the Company’s Mission, Guiding Principles, Values, Goals and Objectives
Driving assigned vehicle and delivering/picking up products
Collecting money from customers and helping resolve service complaints
Loading and unloading assigned vehicle
Operating all of the warehouse equipment/machinery
Achieving assigned performance metrics and KPIs
Helping maintain a secure, organized, clean, and safe warehouse and vehicle
Handling all hazardous materials, pesticides, and prescription drugs according to Company’s processes/procedures and all applicable laws and regulations
Assuring routine maintenance is performed on assigned vehicle and vehicle is in a good and safe condition at all times
Knowledge of overall fleet driving operations responsibility and expectations
Job and industry knowledge
Demonstrated exceptional performance in:
Managing time effectively, meeting personal goals and fleet goals and objectives
Performing all work in accordance with Company Safety guidelines and procedures including all required Safety and Compliance Training and regulatory licensing
Maintaining acceptable driving record and current driver’s license at all times
Knowledge, Skill and Ability:
Exceptional ability to drive assigned vehicle and knowledge of delivery area and ability to read maps
Exceptional proven and repeatable success with DOT documentation and adherence to timelines
Must be bondable
Exceptional ability to work as an effective team member and train others
Exceptional ability to operate all of the warehouse equipment/machinery
Exceptional problem solving skills and overall job performance
Exceptional job knowledge, experience and time management skills to allow for minimal supervision
Education or Formal Training:
High School Diploma or GED preferred
Required to obtain DOT certification
Required to obtain Haz Mat endorsement and certification
Minimum of 5-10 years of experience as a delivery driver required
Material and Equipment Directly Used:
General office equipment
General warehouse equipment including various lift equipment, mobile ladder, weigh scale and pallet jack/pallet cart/hand cart
Working Environment/Physical Activities:
Loading and unloading a vehicle
Moving up 50% of the time, stationary position 50% of the time
Move up to 75 lbs.
Move hand and pallet jacks with pallets, totes or barrels weighing up to 2,500 lbs.
Patterson Companies, Inc. is a value-added distributor serving the dental and veterinary markets. Named one of America’s Best Large Employers of 2016 by Forbes, we were also named four consecutive times to the Forbes List of Most Trustworthy Companies. We strive to create a memorable difference in the lives of our customers and their clients. Every Patterson employee supports our mission of connecting expertise to inspired ideas, products and services, and we support our employees through operational innovation, continuous improvement and a commitment to talent.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.
If you require reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the hiring process, you may submit your request to HR by calling1-866-234-2165or by email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also mail your request to Patterson Companies, Inc. Attn: HR EEO Coordinator, 1031 Mendota Heights Rd, St. Paul, MN, 55120. Information received will be routed to a representative who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration of your request.