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Warehouse Driver

Element Materials Technology Compton Full-Time
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Overview

Element has an opportunity for a Driver that will perform a variety of shipping and receiving tasks. This includes but is not limiting to the verification of the materials received and deliver are as ordered and continue to proceed to route the incoming items to the appropriate departments / locations. This role is responsible to prepare and schedule items for shipment; ensuring cost effective route planning. Ensure to practice defensive driving skills to safely maneuver while on deliveries and pickups. 

Responsibilities
  • Implements safe and efficient operating procedures while meeting established schedules 
  • Efficiently load and / or unload freight using proper freight handling equipment
  • Take responsibility of and secure the equipment and/or cargo
  • Receive and verify dispatch instructions properly
  • Complete daily log when required and all other necessary paperwork
  • Conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspection of equipment
  • Maintain and update driving and safety skills
  • Perform duties in a manner that promotes superior customer service within Element and the industry
  • Communicate with supervision to receive instructions, report delays or safety hazards, and report accidents involving the driver or Company equipment
  • Drive trucks with a swept cargo box and clean windows and mirrors
  • Transporting goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants and distribution centers
  • Inspecting vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance
  • Planning routes and meeting delivery schedules
  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures
  • Computer experience including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to understand, follow, and maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards
  • Records maintenance skills
  • Ensures all work is accurate and free of errors / defects
  • Strong attention to detail
  • General administrative methods, principals and practices
  • Attention to detail, pay specific attention to tasks
  • Strong organizational skill, plans and assigns resources in a detailed fashion
  • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel
  • Availability, flexibility, and maturity to represent the company at a broad range of events / projects in the community, with customers and within the company
  • Ability to remain calm when faced with mounting pressure related to deadlines and multiple priorities
  • Well developed oral and written communication skills to meet a variety of communication needs. Good interpersonal skills that foster open upward and downward communication built on mutual respect

Skills / Qualifications

  • Must have valid Drivers License, or ability to obtain prior to beginning employment, Class B preferred but required
  • To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions, data and details furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Frequency of required physical force: Occasional (moderate)

  • Lifting requirements: lifting <50 lbs. often

  • Ability to stand on feet for long periods of time

  • Position is primarily driving

  • Work environment involves some exposure to physical risks, such as operating heavy equipment or working with chemicals.

  • Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and / or loud noises

EEO/AA

This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services. U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.

This job description reflects an assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Other duties and tasks may be assigned to this job at the Company’s discretion.

Skills required

Storage (Warehousing)
Packing
Carry
Driving
Cargos
Drive Commercial Vehicle

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Element exists to help make certain that the materials and products that we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are always safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

What we ultimately deliver is Certainty to those sectors where failure in service is simply not an option. That is The Certainty of Element.

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