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Truck Driver

Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515


Lovejoy, a business in the Timken family of brands, is looking to hire a truck driver in Downers Grove, IL.

Transport products and supplies between Lovejoy manufacturing locations, service companies and suppliers.  Make local drop offs and pickups from, plating, balancing, nitriding and passivation.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Transport finished goods and raw materials over land via a 24 ft box truck and/or cargo van.  Deliveries made  to and from manufacturing plants, suppliers, service organizations or customers.
  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform or schedule preventative maintenance in conjunction with MK and associates.
  • Plan routes and meet delivery schedules
  • Document and log work/rest periods, log miles spent driving and, retain fuel/toll receipts
  • Load and unload Trucks
  • Comply with CDL truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions
  • Collect and verify delivery instructions
  • Report defects, accidents or violations
  • Assist with transportation of the product within the facility.
  • Managing proof of delivery paperwork from customers and suppliers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

TECHNICAL/FUNCTIONAL SKILLS:

  • Proven work experience as a truck driver
  • Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations
  • No recent moving or driving violations
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc)
  • Can Pass a DOT physical
  • Valid CDL Class A driving license
  • Being self-motivated
  • Having good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Being able to work independently

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • Minimum of 2 years driving class 8 trucks is required
  • CDL class A license is required

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.


Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


 


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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