• Class A CDL Truck Driver Needed

    Job Location(s) US-TN-Knoxville
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/5/2018 10:21 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-5059
    Category
    Logistics
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions.  Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non-residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications.  We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence.  Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,700 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers.  In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®.  To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.

    Responsibilities

    Regional Driver position.

    Home every night and on weekends.

     

     An ADS Distribution Center Truck Driver is required to safely operate company equipment and provide the highest level of customer service in terms of delivery and customer management. A Driver is responsible for inspecting, tracking and maintaining the maintenance of the unit that is assigned to him/her as well as any equipment being hauled. ADS Drivers

    should maintain legal DOT and ADS logs, paperwork and driving practices. A Distribution Center Driver is also required to perform the duties of a yard person as described in the Yard Description and Responsibilities below. This position requires the flexibility to work any day of the week that driving hours are available as well as loaning driving services to other ADS facilities. Drivers report directly to the D.C. Manager. This position requires the employee to hold a valid Commercial Driver’s License.

     

     

    The responsibilities of an ADS Truck Driver include, but are not limited to:

     

     

    • Safe operation of all company equipment
    • Report BOL discrepancies
    • Maintain proper communication with customer and Freight Manager
    • Manage safe unloading at delivery destination and place product in customer’s desired location
    • Maintain an accurate and legal driving log and communicate availability to Fleet Manager
    • Timely reporting of ALL accidents, incidents or violations
    • Ensure accuracy of delivered quantities and product types
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date daily paperwork (trip envelope, RMA’s)
    • Maintain high levels of personal appearance in the wearing of the company uniform
    • Submit all company-related documents on a daily basis whenever possible.
    • Maintain vehicle cleanliness and operational capacity
    • Travel to other ADS locations and provide support in the ADS Loaner Driver program
    • Adhere to company and departmental policies
    • Ensure loads are properly secured
    • Perform pre/post trip inspections of all equipment
    • Report equipment and payload problems/hazards
    • Perform in-route inspection of all equipment
    • o    Understand and practice ADS CORE VALUES

     

     

     

     

    Job Specifications:

     

    A Professional Fleet Driver must meet the following eligibility requirements at all times during his/her term of employment:

     

     

     

    • Must possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) that is applicable for the type of commercial equipment being operated
    • Must meet/or exceed physical standards of the  Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administrations (FMCSA)  and ADS
    • Must have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Record from all states where prior licenses where held
    • Must be at least 21 years of age (DOT requirement for interstate operation)
    • Must satisfactory pass all required drug tests, and background checks
    • Must pass ADS road test

     

     

     

     

     

    Yard Description:

    A Loader is responsible for safely and accurately loading and unloading all deliveries made and received by ADS. A Loader must demonstrate safe and proper vehicle operation at all times. A Loader also interacts with company and non-company drivers as well as will-call customers. Loaders should represent ADS in a friendly and courteous manner and display

    excellent customer service skills. 

     

    Yard Responsibilities:

    The responsibilities of a Loader include, but are not limited to:

     

     

    • Promote good customer service
    • Safely operate all yard vehicles
    • Maintain paperwork and product transfers
    • Conduct cycle-counts
    • Confirmation of customer orders (ASN)
    • Ensure proper product rotation
    • Maintain proper knowledge of all products
    • Maximize payloads
    • Management of CPU’s and RMA’s
    • Adherence to departmental policies
    • Minimization of loading errors
    • Yard and perimeter housekeeping
    • PPE compliance
    • Finished Goods quality inspections
    • Maintain yard organization and layout
    • o    Understand and practice ADS CORE VALUES
    • Load and unload all deliveries utilizing a forklift or physical labor

     

     

     

     

    Driver and Yard Skills:

    An ADS employee should possess the following skills/knowledge:

     

     

     

    • Must be able to read, write and perform simple mathematical calculations
    • Must possess skills to handle receipts, read road maps, road signs, maintain driver logs, etc.
    • Firm working knowledge of DOT regulations and freight requirements
    • Complete knowledge of safe loading/unloading procedures for all ADS equipment and products
    • Complete knowledge of all ADS finished goods
    • Possess SAFE defensive driving skills
    • Courteous/friendly/positive representation of ADS
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

     

     

     

    Educational Requirements:

     

     

     

    • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
    • Commercial Driver Training and valid license

     

     

     

    Preferred Experience:

     

     

     

    • 1-2 years OTR experience w/ reputable carrier
    • Previous customer service experience

     

     

     

     

     

    EEO Statement

    Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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