Driver/Material Handler ***$5000 Sign on Bonus***

Date: Nov 27, 2021

Location: Montgomery, IL, US, 60538

Company: Nexeo Plastics

Montgomery, Illinois (US-IL) United States (US) 


Nexeo Plastics is a leading global thermoplastic resins distributor, representing quality products from world-class suppliers, and serving a diverse customer base across North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
From material selection to supply chain and inventory solutions, we go beyond traditional logistics to provide value-added services across many industries, including automotive, healthcare, packaging, wire and cable, 3D printing and more.
Our people, our passion, our global reach, and our technology platform allow us to create unique ways to reduce complexity in your business, identify efficiencies, and unlock value for suppliers and customers.


Nexeo Plastics facilities are ISO 9001 certified. We diligently observe a commitment to quality in all of our practices and adhere to a defined quality policy.

Position Summary:

Operates company owned or leased bulk or packaged trucks over 20 tons to facilitate shipping and receiving operations. Perform tasks safely and in a manner consistent with Nexeo Plastics procedures. Communicates effectively to internal team members and external customers. Must be medically certified to operate a commercial motor vehicle per 49 CFR 390.5, except as provided in 391.67. Must be able to safely work with load securing devices.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Operate company owned and leased trucks over 20 tons to facilitate shipping and receiving operations of bulk or packaged goods.
  • Perform required pre-trip, during and post-trip vehicle inspections and provide required reports.
  • Monitor hours of service accurately.
  • Provide outstanding customer service during the delivery and pick up operations.
  • Assist customers with questions or problems attend to customer needs.
  • Ensure delivered goods correspond to products identified on the bill of lading.
  • Maintain all required certifications required by the D.O.T, OSHA and company safety programs.
  • Maintain and protect all company property entrusted to you in excellent condition.
  • During loading and unloading process check weights of shipment and monitor distribution weight to legal road limits.
  • Ensures material is properly and safely loaded and unloaded from vehicle for either bulk or packaged delivery.
  • Check material for damage and quantity discrepancies.
  • Engage appropriate Nexeo Plastics team member if any discrepancies exist.
  • Review paperwork to ensure transport of material is authorized and in compliance.
  • Perform any other tasks assigned to support and improve the overall team operations.
  • Attend and participate in training meetings.
  • Perform duties and tasks in a manner consistent with the business responsibilities of a Nexeo Plastics employee.
  • Operate forklift to pick material, store and stage material as needed.
  • Bulk off load material from either bulk tank trucks or rail cars using a forklift or a pallet jack or by moving and connecting 50 lb. hoses between the storage vehicle and piping system in load rack as needed.


Position Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Possess the proper CDL with all applicable endorsements and clean driving record
  • Experience loading and unloading shipments for delivery
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with clients in a professional manner
  • Forklift experience



Must be able to lift, pull or push 55 lbs. Must be able to sit and operate a motor vehicle for prolonged periods of time. (e.g., bagged material on pallet jack).

Climbing or Balancing:
Must frequently be able to ascend and descend ladder to vent bulk tanker, or access bulk loading area.

Walking / Running / Stooping / Kneeling / Crouching / Crawling:
Must frequently be able to kneel or crouch to inspect vehicle.

Reaching / Handling / Fingering and or Feeling:
Frequently must be able to position and connect hoses and detect secure and proper fittings for bulk loading and unloading

Talking and or Hearing:
Communicate information essential to accurate receipt and shipment of material to customers. Expresses ideas clearly and in a professional manner. Hear warning facility or warning signals to maintain safe clearing from moving vehicles (e.g., backing).

Identify road signage and assess road conditions and discern implication for safe operation of vehicle. See and read documents and interpret instructions. Ability to see warning signals.

Other Demands:
Must be able to safely operate a commercial motor vehicle as defined by 49 CFR 391.41 (Physical qualifications for drivers)

Customary Mental Functions:
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand and apply instructions in the English language. Must be able to understand and fully comply with all laws governing the trucking and warehousing industry. Must be able to perform basic mathematical calculations related to container quantities, etc.)

Equipment Used (What / How Often):
Information System: PeopleNet, Electronic Log System (ELD)

Vehicle Types: Tractor trailer, tanker, straight truck, hybrid

Hoses: 3-inch hoses with aluminum fittings. Hoses weigh approximately seven pounds per foot and vary from five to twenty feet lengths. Hoses used daily at an average of two hours per day.

Nexeo Plastics is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Additionally, Nexeo Plastics participates in the E-Verify program to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago