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At Novolex, we take pride in supporting over 10,000 families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.

Job Title:

Truck Driver Class A

 

Job Summary: 

The Truck/Yard Driver has the responsibility of safely moving trailers between all Chattanooga facilities. This position will work directly with various departments; including the Production and Warehouses. Also, have the ability to make decisions and adapt to a changing work environment.  This position reports directly to the Warehouse Supervisor.          

 

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain a high safety environment, at all times, while performing daily task

 

  • Accountable to secure each trailer by use of wheel chocks

 

  • Maintain tractor fuel and def. fluid, as require.

 

  • Confirm each load has proper documentation, prior to leaving the facility.

 

  • Ensure empty trailers are deposited at all facilities for various process

Including, empties, pallets, pool trailers, etc.

 

  • Responsible to complete and retain trailer/tractor sheet along with housekeeping duties, according to WNA policy.

 

  • Instructions/tasks as directed by direct Warehouse Supervisor and/or Distribution Manager.

 

Marginal Functions:

  • Load/unload trailers of product safely and efficiently.

 

  • Operate forklift, as needed.

 

  • Fill in during periods of absents by coworkers for continued driver coverage.

 

  • Assist in training and develop of new employees

 

Competencies Required / Preferred:

 

Job Knowledge and Education

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

 

  • Valid CDL and all additional requirements required by WNA.

 

  • Must have ZERO traffic violation, including but not limited to, DWI/DUI, reckless driving, etc., is required.

 

  • 5 years of driving /shuttle experience delivering to multiple facilities, is required.

 

  • 2 years of documentation such as; driver log / safety log experience, is required.

 

  • Logistics, operations and/or industrial experience, is preferred.

 

 

Physical / Mental Requirements:

 

  • Ability to use effective communication with designate employees amongst, multiple facilities and departments to maintain the flow of product(s) in a timely manner.

 

  • Multitask and display time management according to the WNA policy

 

  • Analytical and conceptual thinking – using logic and reason, creative and strategic

 

  • Demonstrate a professional attitude and the ability to work in a team

 

  • Work in an environment with periods of frequent bending, walking, sitting, pulling and/or lifting, as needed.

 

  • Ability to safely drive/work in various types of weather.

 

 

Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

Novolex does not publically post salary information on job boards.

Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at  800-845-6051.

City:  Chattanooga
State:  TN


Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

Job Segment: Warehouse, Forklift, Manufacturing