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Statement of Employment Relationship

What we want you to do and what you need in order to do it.

Our Mission is to provide customer satisfaction by maintaining an environment dedicated to quality, capability, and timeliness. The position requires the use of your education and experience to help accomplish our Corporate Mission and grow our business.

Our Culture is designed to foster team skills as well as individual skills. Each employee will be evaluated on his/her contribution to the team as well as his/her individual contribution toward attaining corporate goals. Training in both technical and general business knowledge will be provided for as long as you work for our team.

We expect you to maintain a separation between personal and business responsibilities to allow for proper focus on the task at hand. A well-developed work ethic and task orientation will ensure quality service and timely delivery to our customers.

Our management structure is relatively flat, and our style is relaxed and open. New ideas and cross-functional thinking are encouraged, and most importantly, management will listen. We provide the tools to support our expectations and promote team and individual success. Metrics are used to ensure corporate goals are met, and customer satisfaction is guaranteed.

Due to our diverse capabilities and our growing local service area, making deliveries and pick-ups within a 150 mile radius of our Chelmsford, Massachusetts lab has created an opening for an experienced Driver to join our company. The successful candidate will work with the Shipping/Receiving Team Leader to ensure timely deliveries and accurately receive orders by paying close attention to detail. Ensure shipping documents are correctly received and processed and instruments are properly packed and organized for safe shipment. Maintain a high level of organization and cross-train in other areas of Shipping/Receiving as necessary.

Essco is a growing company with an opportunity to advance your career working in a strong team environment. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, organized, and collaborative.

This position offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and an excellent life/work balance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assure timely pick-ups and deliveries by safely driving to and from customer sites, within posted speed limits, and wearing seat belts.

  • Packing the vans per procedure using Essco and customer packing material when specified.

  • Ensure documents are correctly received and processed paying close attention to detail.

  • Document all unusual situations, special requests, and instrument damage.

  • Dress in the appropriate uniform and maintain a pleasant and professional rapport with our customers.

  • Maintain a high level of organization.

  • Keep trucks clean inside and out and alert Team Leader of maintenance issues.

  • Take direction from Team Leader and customer service reps when on route.

  • Make extra stops when necessary to satisfy customers.

  • Work overtime as necessary to satisfy customers.

  • Your Team Leader will assign work each morning and hold periodic team meetings to review results, identify and resolve issues, solicit ideas, and implement change.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Detail-oriented.

  • Ability to perform simple arithmetic.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and accomplish responsibilities and goals.

  • Clean driving record.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • 2+ years shipping/receiving experience preferred.

  • Valid Driver’s license and clean driving record required.

Physical Demands:

  • Communicate effectively.

  • Prolonged periods sitting.

  • Sit, stand, and walk.

  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel and to manipulate keys on a keyboard.

  • Reach with arms and hands.

  • Moderate lifting up to 80 lbs. on a frequent basis.

  • Vision abilities required in this job include close vision, requiring focusing eyes on a nearby object for prolonged periods of time and required visual acuity to operate motor vehicles.

Work Environment:

  • Works outdoors most of the time while loading and unloading trucks. Often works indoors while setting up and talking to customers.

  • Works in a closed vehicle on a daily basis.

  • Often exposed to very hot or very cold temperatures when working outdoors.