Job Title:  Senior Driver

Req ID:  43778
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Plymouth, MN, US, 55447


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The Driver is a functional role that includes the operation of shuttle and tractors to move trailers as needed for operations and the loading and unloading of trailers. To assure team continuity across all warehouse operations, this position may also be required to learn, perform, and or be certified to assist within other areas of Warehouse Operations including material & inventory, Distribution, Traffic, or others as assigned. 


The role works collaboratively with key business partners to ensure timeliness of execution, appropriate safeguards to protect during transit, and / or other. Interacting with Distribution, Operations, and Material Control to identify and meet business requirements. 


  • Drives company vehicle between sites moving material as instructed (tractor, shuttle, Dock Truck, Van, and / or Car may be required), obeying all local traffic and safety laws.
  • Maintains FMCSA compliance at all times including logs, paperwork, safety, and records.  This also includes obtaining / maintaining DOT Hazmat endorsement.
  • Timely loads and unloads freight as required using forklift and / or other material handling equipment.
  • Protects vehicle contents from damage at all times, and ensures all loads are appropriately labelled and documented correctly.  Reports any damage or maintenance issues to the vehicles or loads immediately.
  • Follows all provided control procedures and policies to complete tasks.
  • Fuels vehicles as needed.
  • Works collaboratively with sending and receiving sites making sure all business needs are met.
  • Communicates challenges timely and effectively bringing related improvement ideas to leadership.
  • Maintains a neat and safe work environment and engages in promotion of a safe work environment.
  • Works overtime as required to meet business needs.

Required Experience

  • 4 years related disciplines experience required. Current Commercial Driver’s License required for any vehicle greater than 26,000 pounds.
  • Pass DOT Physical including drug screen.
  • Pass MVR requirements. 
  • Defensive driver training as required.
  • Previous forklift experience (counterbalance) preferred, if none, ability to become certified required.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team in a fast paced, changing environment.
  • Maintain positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.
  • Ability to continually meet all ADA factors as detailed within this job description.

Education Degree

High School Diploma or GED


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  43778
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Plymouth, MN, US, 55447

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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