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Company: Fresenius Medical Care
Location: Knoxville, TN
Career Level: Hourly
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Job ID 21000A9T

Available Openings 1

Position Specific Information

$500 sign on bonus


Responsible for driving a commercial vehicle to move materials as needed to supply internal demand and deliver material/finished goods between the plant and off-site warehousing. Ensures accuracy of all paperwork related to the job. Responsible for safety of fellow employees and the public while operating company vehicles and/or performing any company activity. Responsible for pick-up and deliveries to suppliers, vendors, and outside contract sterilizers.


  • Delivers and picks up products according to established safety procedures and guidelines.

  • Ensures a high-level of customer relations by consistently delivering orders on time and behaving with integrity in a courteous and professional manner.

  • Reports more complex issues and complaints to Management

  • Performs all duties and functions with the goal to achieve OSHA-related targets for recordable incidents and lost time incidents.

  • Performs rotation and inventory checks of existing product

  • Adhere to all federal and state specific DOT regulations including, but not limited to GVW (Gross Vehicle weight) and hours of service.

  • Identifies and recommends options for route improvements to management as appropriate.

  • Vehicle related responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Performing pre and post trip inspections of assigned vehicle

    • Identify problems and address appropriately

    • Maintain equipment in good working order, ensure equipment complies with all federal and local laws.

    • May perform routine maintenance on vehicle, including coordinating PMs, licensing and emissions.

    • Unloading and loading freight as required according to specified procedures and regulations

    • Maintaining cleanliness of vehicle

  • Participates in monthly/quarterly/annual training for Good Manufacturing Practices, Health & Safety, and Compliance.

  • Remains updated with all annually revised regulatory standards.

  • Maintains a satisfactory driving record.

  • Operates material-handling equipment safely and efficiently according to established procedures as required.

  • Performs functions that require full knowledge of general aspects of the job.

  • Escalates issues to supervisor for resolution, as deemed necessary.

  • Assist with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor.

  • Perform safety checks on trailer tip jacks, wheel chocks, dock locks, and dock plates. Ensure all safety devices are in place and operational before loading and unloading material

  • Ensure load distribution weights are in compliance with federal and state requirements.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.


  • The physical demands and 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.

  • Heavy work with frequent lifting and carrying of objects 25 -75 pounds on a repetitive basis required.

  • Requires extended periods of sitting, standing, and walking. Operation of commercial vehicle may average 6 to 11 hours per day.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent work experience required.


  • Minimum 2 – 4 years of related experience.

  • 2 years free of OSHA recordables, DOT accidents, quality issues, roadside inspection violations, DOT major logbook violations, and significant property damage.

  • Must have and maintain a satisfactory driving record.

  • Ability to operate material handling equipment.

  • Must possess a Class A commercial license with a HazMat endorsement.

  • Must pass a federal background check for HazMat endorsement.

  • Experience with on-board computers, paperless DOT logs, and/or electronic capture applications preferred.

  • Experience with Routing software/fleet management and on-board fleet management systems.

  • Strong communication skills and a professional demeanor at all times.

  • Strong customer service skills.

EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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