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Patterson Companies, Inc. Fleet Driver III AH in Garden City, Kansas

Patterson isn't just a place to work, it's a partner that cares about your success.

One of the distinguishing marks of our company is the talented people who embrace the people-first, always advancing, and results-driven culture. Professional growth abounds in this motivating environment. We value the diverse talents and experiences our employees bring to Patterson and believe that they build a stronger and successful organization.

$500 sign on bonus

Job Details

Starting pay $22.50 per hour.

Full time

Job Summary

Perform effective, safe and efficient driving duties. Deliver packages to customers on scheduled route while meeting service and performance objectives. Starting pay is $22.50 with the opportunity to move to $23.00 after 90 days.

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an employee must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation. To request a reasonable accommodation, notify Human Resources or the manager who oversees the position.

  • Transact all business in accordance to Patterson Companies’ business code of conduct and business ethics

  • Drive assigned vehicle and deliver/pick up shipments

  • Point of contact for customer service and help resolve customer complaints

  • Collect money from customers

  • Load and unload assigned vehicle. Ensure all loads are properly secure for transport.

  • Operate all warehouse equipment/machinery

  • Achieve assigned performance metrics and KPIs

  • Help maintain a secure, organized, clean, and safe warehouse and vehicle

  • Handle all hazardous materials, pesticides, and prescription drugs according to the Company’s processes/procedures and applicable laws and regulations

  • Assure routine maintenance is performed on assigned vehicle per schedule and vehicle is always in a good and safe condition

  • Adherence with DOT drug & alcohol testing.

  • Follow all local, state and federal motor carrier laws

  • Submit all required daily, weekly and monthly compliance reports

  • Follow company biosecurity policies and customer biosecurity protocols as required.

  • Assist fulfillment center in daily operations when not performing delivery duties

A dditional functions

In addition to the essential functions listed below, the incumbent may perform the following additional functions.

  • Managing time effectively, meeting personal goals and fleet goals and objectives

  • Perform all work in accordance with Company Safety guidelines and procedures including all required Safety and Compliance Training and regulatory licensing

  • Maintain acceptable driving record and current driver’s license

  • Perform other duties as assigned by management

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • CDL, Class A, Hazmat endorsement, driving vehicles or combination vehicles up to 80k GVWR

  • Maintain additional endorsements as required by equipment (airbrakes, tanker)

  • High school diploma or GED preferred

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

  • Obtain a satisfactory MVR review

  • Ability to drive assigned vehicle

  • Knowledge of delivery area and ability to read maps

  • Able to work as an effective team member

  • Basic problem solving/troubleshooting skills

  • Effective time management skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • One-year experience as a CDL driver preferred

Working Conditions

Physical Demands

  • Lift and carry up to 55 pounds, team lift 56 to 100 pounds: continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity

  • Moving 50% of the time

  • Stationary position 50% of the time

  • Move loads on pallet jack (w/pallets/totes/barrels) weighing up to 2,500 lbs

  • Load and unload vehicle

Environmental Factors

  • Assigned vehicle/vehicles

  • Electronic Driver Logs as required

  • General warehouse equipment

  • General office equipment

What's In It For You: (http://www.pattersoncompanies.com/careers/default.aspx#section=benefits)

We provide competitive benefits, unique incentive programs and rewards for our eligible employees:

  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits and an integrated Wellness Program.

  • 401(k) Match Retirement Savings Plan.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

  • Paid Time Off (PTO).

  • Holiday Pay & Floating Holidays.

  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO).

  • Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement).

  • Full Paid Parental and Adoption Leave.

  • LifeWorks (Employee Assistance Program).

  • Patterson Perks Program.

EEO Statement

As a people-first company, Patterson promotes a culture that embodies and celebrates diversity and inclusivity. We believe our employees’ unique experiences and differences is what strengthens us and drives our success. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We are Patterson. We welcome you.

At Patterson Companies, we live our values everyday. With more than 8,000 employees worldwide, we're responsible for providing dentists, veterinarians, animal producers, and farmers with the support they need to keep us and our animals healthy.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.