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CDL Driver/Service Specialist

Logistics/Transportation Jobs
Baxter Healthcare

Job Summary

Full Time
Posted on
March 14, 2019
Baxter Healthcare
Dixon, CA
Years of Experiences
1 - 3
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education Level
High School or equivalent

About Baxter Healthcare

A career that matters. We are committed to providing an engaging, rewarding work experience that reflects the passion our employees bring to our mission of saving and sustaining lives. Our company fosters a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees are encouraged to learn, grow and innovate, while making a meaningful difference for millions of people around the world. Inspired by our mission, we continue to shape medicine with breakthroughs in essential products that expand access to care, enhance care quality and improve patient and provider satisfaction. We hire a range of talented and driven individuals with diverse skill sets and backgrounds, from scientists and researchers to industry professionals in manufacturing, engineering and technology, law, marketing and sales, among others. Learn more below about pursuing a career that matters at Baxter. jobs.baxter.comī¤§

Contact name
Chad Russell

Job description

About Baxter

Every day, millions of patients and caregivers rely on Baxter’s leading portfolio of critical care, nutrition, renal, hospital and surgical products. For more than 85 years, we’ve been operating at the critical intersection where innovations that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare providers that make it happen. With products, technologies and therapies available in more than 100 countries, Baxter’s employees worldwide are now building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of transformative healthcare innovations. To learn more, visit and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.



This position requires the incumbent to safely operate an 18 to 24 foot commercial vehicle and to deliver dialysis solution to a diverse home patient base and to dialysis centers. Home patient deliveries consist of delivering dialysis solution, rotation of stock, and order accuracy assurance with occasional order pick-ups and returns.


This position is physically demanding and requires the incumbent to make deliveries in challenging locations as our customer base resides in urban and rural localities. Home deliveries will require the incumbent to deliver up to, and at times in excess of, 45 cases per delivery. The incumbent will work closely with multiple levels of the supply chain; including but not limited to, dialysis patients, regional office staff, customer service team, and healthcare professionals.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This section contains a list of five to eight primary responsibilities of the work.  The incumbent will perform other duties as assigned.

  • Responsible for the safe delivery and pick up of dialysis products to home kidney dialysis patients and dialysis centers.

  • Responsibilities include driving an 18 to 24 foot straight truck, delivering supplies inside residential homes, rotating stock, inventory checks, and pick up and return of supplies.


Physical Environment

  • Working environment encompasses all areas of a distribution center, tractor trailer, patient homes, and dialysis centers

  • Repetitive lifting and moving of cases weighing up to 50 pounds

  • Frequent entering and exiting of vehicle

  • Frequent bending, crouching, twisting, reaching, grasping, climbing, and balancing

  • Frequent kneeling, squatting and wrist turning


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  List knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. 

  • Pass DOT drug test and physical

  • Pass background check

  • Pass Industrial Capabilities Test

  • Must be able to perform multiple day routes that include overnight travel

  • Must be able to obtain License for Material handling equipment

  • Training and test performed by Baxter trained instructors

  • Must be able to use multiple pieces of equipment to perform duties including but not limited to loading and unloading vehicles

Essential Requirements

  • Follow all safety rules for equipment use and driving outlined by Baxter and DOT

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Superior organizational skills

  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technology

  • Maintain driver HOS log using Electronic Logging Device (ELD)

  • Must be able to properly maintain HOS log manually in event ELD is not available

  • Must understand and comply with  all DOT rules and requirements

  • Ability to adequately distinguish colors to identify product labels

  • Ability to effectively work with a diverse customer base (internal and external)

  • Good computer skills essential to maintain required online training

  • Must be professional, courteous, and self-motivated

  • Must possess effective problem resolution skills

  • Must be able to meet physical demand of position

  • Prior inside delivery experience a plus

  • Safely operate material handling equipment such as lift gates, ramps, pallet jacks, walkie rider, Liftkar (stair climbers)

  • Work productively and effectively in extreme cold and/or extreme heat

  • Must be able to work overtime on short notice

  • Perform other duties as necessary

Education and/or Experience

Include the education and/or experience that is necessary to perform the job satisfactorily.

  • Minimum of 21 years of age

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Valid Class A or Class B Commercial Drivers Licenses (CDL)

  • Air Brake endorsement

  • MVR check must meet minimum standards

  • Valid Medical Card

  • Minimum of 2 year of driving comparable equipment.

  • Have acceptable Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA) score 


A Career That Matters

Baxter’s employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.