Aug 13, 2020

Fleet Driver III

  • Patterson Companies Inc
  • Kearney, NE, USA
Supply Chain

Job Description


Perform effective, safe and efficient driving duties


Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Transacting all business in accordance to Animal Health International Inc.’s business code of ethics & conduct and all policies
  • 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. Ensure all loads are properly secure for transport.
  • Operating all 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 always in a good and safe condition
  • Adherence with DOT drug & alcohol testing.
  • Follow all local, state and federal motor carrier laws.
  • Follow company biosecurity policies and customer biosecurity protocols as required.
  • Submit all required daily, weekly and monthly compliance reports.

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

  • 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, current driver’s license and applicable endorsements
  • May require overnight runs.
  • As assigned


Critical Competencies


Ethics & Integrity: Acts consistently and makes decisions in the organization’s best interest.


Customer Focus: Makes customers and their needs the primary focus of one’s actions.


Drive for Results: Demonstrates drive, determination, and ownership to achieve both results and success.


Technical Expertise: Demonstrates and maintains technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas.


Problem Solving: Uses logic and analytical methods to identify solutions resulting in effective problem resolution.


Self-Management: Manages time and resources and balances competing demands to ensure work is completed.


Collaboration: Works effectively with others to achieve a common goal.


Working Conditions


Physical Demand: 

  • Moving 50% of the time
  • Stationary position 50% of the time
  • Load and unload a vehicle
  • Move up to 75 lbs.
  • Move loads on pallet jack (w/pallets/totes/barrels) weighing up to 2500 lbs.

Environment Factors:

Material and Equipment Directly Used:

  • Assigned vehicle/vehicles
  • Electronic Driver Logs as required
  • General warehouse equipment
  • General office equipment


Education or Formal Training:

  • CDL, Class A, Hazmat and Tanker endorsement, driving vehicles or combination vehicles up to 80k GVWR.
  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Obtain a satisfactory MVR review.
  • Maintain additional endorsements as required by equipment (airbrakes, tanker)

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

  • Ability to drive assigned vehicle
  • Knowledge of delivery area and ability to read maps
  • Able to work as an effective team member
  • Basic problem solving/troubleshooting skills
  • Effective time management skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • One-year experience as a delivery driver preferred



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