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Long-haul Driver Technician Job


Location: 

Pineville, LA, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  261207
Posting Date:  Sep 27, 2021

Arkema has established itself as France’s leading chemical producer and a world leader in specialty chemicals and advanced materials. With annual sales of €8.8 billion and 20,000 people employed in some 55 countries, the Group pursues ambitious recruitment objectives both in France and around the world. Arkema offers diverse employment opportunities in 200 job functions and professions in four major fields: industrial, R&D, business, and support functions.

Reaching far beyond your discoveries!

Regarded as one of the world’s leading innovators, Arkema has made research one of the pillars of its strategy. For example by discovering new solutions to help reduce the weight of materials, hence cut down consumption. By developing innovative thermal insulation systems that can optimize the energy performance of buildings. Or by seeking new applications for its biosourced products at the service of greater sustainable development.

 

WHAT WE OFFER - When you become an Arkema CDL Driver.....

***Competive pay as a salaried exempt employee

***We will pay for your CDL through paid on the job training - NEW

***Premium Pay / Shift Differential - NEW

***Annual Bonus Program

***Competitve benefits - Medical / Dental / Vision / 401k Match / Educational Assistance

***Paid hotels & meals 

***See the world international travel opportunities

Applicants do not have to be specific to the Pineville area to be considered for our Driver Technician roles

SITUATION IN ORGANIZATION:

This position reports to the Logistics Manager and has no direct reports.

JOB DIMENSIONS:

The Bulk Odorant Delivery Technician is responsible for the safe delivery and transportation of light Mercaptans (odorants for natural gas/propane) in tank trailers or other DOT approved containers.  Additionally, the Bulk Odorant Delivery Technician is self-directed and responsible for meeting all regulatory requirements and safety during transportation and delivery of light Mercaptans (odorants for natural gas/Propane) to customers across North America, using Arkema’s bulk trailers and tractors, and associated equipment.  The Bulk Odorant Delivery Technician will be required to make decisions regarding the operation of and or connection to Arkema’s delivery vessel and customer equipment.

KEY ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

90% driving cross country, 10% technician.

  • Meeting training requirements for the position of Bulk Odorant Delivery Technician.  Directly supervised activity (1%)
  • Driving over-the-road with a co-driver in a team environment to facilitate timely bulk deliveries of mercaptan and according to DOT regulations and Arkema standards.  Self-Directed activity (90%)
  • Customer Relations: contact prior to transport to ensure proper scheduling and safe access to the customer site.  Self-Directed activity (5%)
  • Prepare trucks and trailers for delivery schedules and ensure all equipment meets DOT guidelines and regulations.  Self-Directed activity (2%)
  • Complete paperwork for expenses and deliveries.  Self-Directed activity (1%)
  • Participate in all driver meetings and discussions.  Directly supervised activity (1%).

CONTEXT AND ENVIRONMENT:

Driver/Technician will interact with:

  • Facility Operators at Pineville facility (Internal)
  • Management at Pineville facility (Internal)
  • Office personnel at Pineville facility (Internal)
  • Marketing Manager (Internal)
  • Customer Purchasing agents (External)
  • Customer’s field personnel (External)
  • State and local Authorities (External)
  • Public Residents throughout the delivery process (External)
  • Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements
  • Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Arkema Inc. (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.)
  • Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near miss, accident or injury incidents.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS/WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Current Louisiana CDL license in good standing with Hazmat and Tanker endorsements
  • 3 years’ experience operating large, heavy duty trucks/trailers
  • Previous experience or training in the petrochemical industry performing similar work
  • Passing of a pre-employment DOT physical and background check
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Long distance driving
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to perform in a self-directed environment

DEMONSTRATED COMPETENCIES:

  • Correct use of smart phone to operate DOT elog device
  • Weekly expense reports
  • Delivery reports to customer service and customers
  • Other paperwork as associated to the delivery process
  • Mechanical activities pertaining to deliveries, scheduling and maintaining records for Arkema logistics equipment
  • Maintaining license and certificates for eligibility to perform delivery tasks
  • Building customer relationships for customer’s local technicians

 

A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of €8.8 billion ($10.4 billion USD) in 2018, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 55 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.


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