Driver x9 at DSV

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Position: Shuttle / Switcher Driver Location: New Johnsonville, TN Division: Solutions Time Type: Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY The Shuttle/Yard Driver plays a dual role. They handle travel to and from the plant site for deliveries and are accountable for the operational status of the equipment, conducting regular daily inspections. As Yard Drivers, they respond to customer needs, facilitating trailer movement and placement to aid warehouse and plant operations in material sorting and processing for shipment or storage. They ensure timely movements and maintain thorough knowledge of available equipment inventory, conducting daily inventory checks of equipment in the yard.


  • Maintain an orderly storage lot to maximize efficiency in serving customer needs.
  • Record trailer numbers and vehicle positions.
  • Interact daily with warehouse supervisors, adhering to safety requirements.
  • Communicate professionally with operations and warehouse personnel via cellular telephone or 2-way radio.
  • Maneuver trucks into loading/unloading positions as directed by loading crew, ensuring safety precautions such as wheel chock placement.
  • Follow company policies, guidelines, and quality procedures.
  • Conduct daily equipment inspections and minor maintenance.
  • Assist in warehouse and yard security maintenance.


  • Ensure timely, damage-free inbound and outbound shipments.


  • Deliver equipment and products efficiently and promptly without damage, accompanied by proper documentation.


  • Maintain accurate documentation of each load for site records.

Safety, Housekeeping, and Compliance:

  • Maintain a clean, orderly work area and uphold warehouse security.
  • Adhere to safety protocols, corporate policies, and OSHA/MSDS Standards.
  • Participate in safety meetings.

Equipment Operation:

  • Operate forklifts and other power equipment to load, unload, move, stack, and stage products and materials.
  • Conduct daily equipment inspections and report defects for repair.
  • Operate equipment safely and efficiently, following prescribed methods.
  • Maintain active Class A CDL certification.


  • Perform or assist in building, grounds, and equipment maintenance as required.


  • Refuel trucks as needed.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


  • None


Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 1 year of experience in logistics/distribution or a relevant field.
  • Valid and up-to-date Class A CDL and Health Card.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, or Professional Designations:

  • Valid and up-to-date Class A CDL and Health Card.


  • Basic computer skills.

Language Skills:

  • Proficient in English (reading, writing, verbal).

Mathematical Skills:

  • Basic to intermediate level for verifying and performing duties associated with handling, storing, and distributing client products.


  • Basic reading and writing skills.
  • Ability to follow manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Timely task completion.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to work independently or in a team.
  • Adaptability to change and fast-paced environments.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work outside and in a warehouse environment.
  • Clean driving record.


  • 1-2 years of experience in a warehouse/logistics/distribution environment.
  • 1-2 years of driving experience.

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer, promoting inclusivity and diversity. We conduct business with integrity, respecting individuals’ rights and cultures. If you require assistance or accommodation during the employment-seeking process with DSV, please contact Human Resources at We reserve the right to defer or close vacancies at any time.

DSV is a dynamic workplace committed to sustainability and excellence in the transport and logistics industry. Join our team of over 75,000 employees across 80+ countries, dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experiences and services. If you’re driven and talented, we’ll support your career advancement in a culture of respect and collaboration.

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