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Job ID:
R15070
Location:
Veritiv - Enfield CT
City:
Enfield
State:
CT
Veritiv has an expansive North American network with more than 180 locations, and we do business with
more than half of the Fortune 500. We're a big company, but we’re also a new company, shaping our
systems and processes to support a successful and sustainable future. We don't just encourage an
entrepreneurial spirit, we embody it.
Are you looking to join a company where you feel empowered in your work and your job is not just a job,
but a path toward a rewarding and successful career? Do you want to be part of a company that
customers and suppliers not only want to do business with but need to do business with?
If you answered yes, then Veritiv might be the place for you. We encourage you to learn about and apply
to Veritiv if you seek a unique work experience, where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and where
you can realize your full potential.

Position Description
  • Must follow all Department of Transportation regulations as described in Federal Motor Carrier’s Safety Regulations Pocketbook.
  • Enters daily manifest of deliveries into computer.
  • Visually inspects loaded truck to insure proper packaging and secures all merchandise so as not to incur damage during transportation, closes and locks door.
  • Performs appropriate pre-trip inspection checks and proper log book record-keeping.  Reports all defects or equipment problems with supervisor.
  • Delivers stock to customers by a predetermined route to insure customer received their order in a timely manner.
  • The driver maintains safe driving habits and observes all traffic laws at all times.
  • Completes any of the assigned pickups in a timely and safe manner.
  • Responds to customers’ needs in a polite and understanding manner and reports any problems or inconsistencies related to delivery to the supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Must report all accidents, tickets or other mishaps to warehouse manager or supervisor promptly.
  • Must insure all proper paperwork and records are turned in to supervisor, correct and on time. 
  • Returns signed delivery receipts to warehouse manager and gives non-delivered paperwork to supervisor.
  • Responsible for proper placarding of vehicle (when HazMat materials being transported).
  • Promotes and maintains safe work environment. This includes immediately reporting all incidents or near misses to the supervisor.
  • Responsible for housekeeping inside truck to keep it free from debris and items that could be a safety hazard when suddenly stopping.
  • Promotes and maintains a positive teamwork environment.
  • When not making deliveries, this position also helps in the warehouse with various duties including order filling, loading/unloading of trucks, wrapping and other duties as assigned.
  • Must be trained and certified on each piece of equipment operated. Equipment Used in this position: Tractor/Trailer, Straight, or Tandem Truck, Handtruck, Forklift, Palletjack and Walker.

       

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience.
  • 2+ years working in a warehouse environment.  Distribution warehouse experience preferred. 
  • Must have a valid Class A CDL. Must observe all Department of Transportation and driving regulations. 
  • Must have a safe driving record and a clean Motor Vehicle Record.
  • Ability to operate a variety of material handling equipment required.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and customer relations skills are required.
  • Strong problem solving abilities and attention to detail required.
  • Familiarity with a computerized warehouse system preferred.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Walking/Standing - walk throughout the warehouse to complete customer orders.  Stand when operating order picker or reach truck equipment and when operating cutter.
  • Sitting - sit only when driving sit-down forklift.
  • Lifting - lift items weighing a few ounces up to 150 lb. with assistance.  Average lifting would be in the medium to heavy range on a daily basis.
  • Stooping - performed when filling orders or putting away product assigned to floor level locations.  May bend at waist.
  • Kneeling - may kneel when filling orders or putting away product assigned to floor level locations.
  • Crouching - on a rare basis.
  • Necessary for all warehouse functions: near acuity (vision clarity at 20’ or less); color vision; field of vision -  must be able to see  up or down, right or left;  pushing and pulling [operating pallet jack, filling orders, packing orders, cutting, and handling lightweight but large, bulky items [ i.e. rolls of foam/bubble, kraft wrapping material, cases of toilet paper/towels)]; reaching, extending arms and hands in any direction; handling - seizing, holding, grasping, and turning (or otherwise working with hand(s)); and  talking - must be able to communicate with management, coworkers, other departments, and customers.
  • Required as a safety feature in and around the warehouse or driving; far acuity (vision clarity at 20’ or more); depth perception and hearing.

           

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the           essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Driving Tractor/Trailer, Straight, or Tandem Truck and Warehouse environment.  Exposure to weather elements.

           

    COMPETENCIES:

  • Action Oriented:  Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things that he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes opportunities when they arise.
  • Functional/Technical Skills:  Has the functional/technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
  • Integrity and Trust:  Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in a appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; doesn't blame others for his/her mistakes or misrepresents him/herself for personal gain or protection.       
  • Interpersonal Savvy:  Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization;  builds appropriate rapport; listens;  builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact;  truly values people; can diffuse even high tension situations comfortably.
  • Time Management:  Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; sets priorities; values time; separates the critical few from the trivial many and concentrates his/her efforts accordingly.
  • Problem Solving:  Solves difficult problems with effective solutions; asks good questions and probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see underlying or hidden problems and patterns; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answer.
  • Composure:  Is cool under pressure; does not become cynical, moody, or hostile when times are tough; is considered  mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can manage personal stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn't show frustration when resisted or blocked;  is a settling influence in a crisis.



Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Additionally, Veritiv will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Veritiv’s legal duty to furnish information. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here:http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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