Truck Driver

Employer
Pfizer
Location
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Posted
Oct 05, 2021
Ref
4826812
Discipline
Administration, General
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time

ROLE SUMMARY

Truck Drivers are responsible for the movement of materials both physically and systematically (SAP) between buildings and offsite warehouses.  The role is critical to ensuring materials are moved in a timely, safe, and compliant manner.  The scope of this role include all materials (i.e. packaging materials, raw materials, APIs, work-in-process, and finished goods) that serve the API and Drug Product production and distribution processes. 

The Truck Drivers will perform the following tasks:

  • Drive various sized vehicles for the transportation of personnel, courier pouches, finished goods, mail, equipment, supplies, raw materials and other items for customer units. 

  • Operate locomotive as required. 

  • Independently develop daily schedules based on knowledge of customer units, their requirements, building locations and production needs. 

  • Load and Unload trucks.

  • Follow all safety guidelines and road rules (speed limits, stop signs, etc…) 

  • Complete and verify all required paperwork. 

  • Perform pre/post trip vehicle maintenance checks to comply with Department of Transportation regulations.  Maintain working knowledge of all DOT regulations and HAZMAT requirements.

  • Comply with all State and Federal regulations as well as Standard Operating Procedures and GMP’s.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) with 2 years applicable experience.

  • Prior applicable sit down and standup forklift experience (Turret truck and scissor lift experience preferred)

  • Working knowledge of warehouse management computer systems

  • Minimum of CDL-B (CDL-A with HAZMAT preferred)

  • Ability to obtain the following certifications: Forklift certification, CDL-A, and Hazmat certification

  • Language Skills: Effective written and oral communication skills

  
 

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Repetition of activities.

  • Climbing in/out of trucks

  • Stair climbing and extended standing and/or walking.

  • Frequent time around equipment with moving parts.

  • Ability to use warehouse equipment such as pallet jacks and forklifts.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Potential exposure to Penicillin/Cephalosporin products.  Allergies to Penicillin/Cephalosporin should be disclosed prior to hire.

  • Work will primarily be performed in controlled temperature conditions ranging between (15-30C), but operators could have potential to regularly work in conditions outside this range including (-20C, 2-8C, and ambient/outdoor).

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be available for weekend and daily overtime as needed

Last Date to Apply for Job: October 19th 2021
    Eligible for Relocation Package: NO
    Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES
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EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.  Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA.  Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

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