Lumberton, North Carolina

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JOB SUMMARY:

Drives up to a 20-ton truck loaded with compressed gas cylinders, liquid cylinders and hard goods to deliver to customers on scheduled route. Loads/unloads truck and sets up cylinders for customer use. Pickup empty cylinders from customer sites. Records deliveries and pick-ups on a load manifest and obtains signatures from customers for receipt purposes. Listens to and resolves service inquires and complaints. Performs pre and post trip vehicle inspections, documenting deficiencies and ensures all safety items are in good working order. Maintains neat, clean and professional personal appearance, and maintains vehicle appearance in a professional manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

•Upload, deliver and download safely to customers hard goods orders as well as cylinders containing compressed gases; return empty cylinders to plant for refilling.

•Maintain load manifests and all other vehicle documents, ensuring they are properly completed and balanced with truck counts and shipping documents before and after deliveries.

•Establish and maintain good customer relations, by communicating in person with customers, providing information on cost, ordering and delivery times, etc.

•Identify and monitor customers’ needs and work with them to maintain proper hard good and cylinder levels to minimize or eliminate emergency deliveries.

•Operate a forklift, pallet jack and other warehouse equipment.

•Ensure all safety rules are strictly observed.

•Comply with all DOT and OSHA regulations.

•Maintain appropriate drivers’ license and endorsements.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Work with customers on maintaining proper cylinder levels

•Perform counter sales and assist customers, when necessary.

•Assist with inspection and filling of cylinders.

•Assist with inventory, housekeeping, showroom displays, and demonstrations as required.

•Other duties and projects as assigned.



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

•High schooldiploma or equivalent (GED) Preferred.

•1 year drivingexperience or driving school training in the past 4 years

•Class A or B CDLwith HazMat endorsement & airbrakes. Class A preferred

•Industry andrelated product knowledge, as well as experience handling compressed gases,preferred.

•Customer serviceor sales experience, preferred

•Computerexperience or basic knowledge in computer order entry system

KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

•Must be at least21 years old.

•Must meet allphysical qualification standards imposed by regulation for drivers.

•Can read andspeak the English language sufficiently to converse with the general public, tounderstand highway traffic signs and signals in the English language, torespond to official inquiries, and to make entries on reports and records.

•Strong verbalcommunication skills, self-starter, self-motivated, sense of urgency,well-organized, ability to achieve goals, and ability to focus and payattention to detail.

•Ability toanalyze a customer’s situation and help resolve customer problem.

•Team player withpositive attitude.

•Willing toimprove skills and techniques by attending classes on employee’s own time.

•Must be able towork with a wide variety of people with different personalities and backgrounds.

•No at-faultaccidents or moving violations in previous 3 years.

•Ability to readand comprehend Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).

•Ability toroutinely lift 25 – 75 lbs., and occasionally lift 76 to greater than 100 lbs.

•Must be able todrive hazardous cargo for up to 8 hours; Frequent bending also required.

•Ability to workindependently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.

•Must be able towork overtime when necessary.

•Must be able towork outdoors in varying temperatures.

•Ability toperform functions during occasional climbing, balancing, kneeling, crawling,pushing, pulling and finger activities.

•Must be able tooperate in a drug-free workplace.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive considerationfor employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin,sex, protected veteran status or disability


Lumberton, North Carolina

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As the leading U.S. distributor of industrial, medical and specialty gases and hardgoods, Airgas has a focus on quality products—but we recognize that it's the quality of our people that makes our success possible. With more than 17,000 associates working in approximately 1,100 locations—branches, retail stores, gas fill plants, specialty labs, gas production facilities and distribution centers—chances are, there is a career at Airgas custom fit for you.

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