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Driver/Parts Distribution Specialist

Company: Pac-Van, Inc.
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Pac-Van, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Finance Corporation, provides storage and office space solutions to its customers through the leasing and selling of storage containers, mobile office trailers, modular buildings and bulk liquid storage frac tanks. The company serves a wide variety of customers, including those in the commercial, construction, education, government, health care, industrial, and retail sectors. Committed to providing high quality products, dependable service and sales excellence, Pac-Van, Inc. is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, and has over 60 offices throughout North America.

This position creates value by ensuring that Pac-Van's parts warehouse and distribution program is well managed and maintained for Midwest branch operations support. This value is created through the management of parts procurement, scheduling & the distribution process for mid-west and eastern region branches.

Summary of Key Responsibilities: Responsible for parts distribution, including shipping, receiving and delivery. Maintain a safe, orderly and well-organized warehouse environment. Inventory management and all administration associated with the process including effective communication with suppliers & branch personnel.

Vehicle Operation & DOT

  • Hook trailer securely and safely
  • Drive truck and trailer safely and lawfully
  • Operate and assist in maintaining forklift
  • Maintain valid class A CDL license as required by DOT
  • Maintain a clean and orderly cab inside and out
  • Complete Daily Vehicle Inspection Reports (DVIR)
  • Complete daily Exemption Log corresponding to time sheet
  • Comply with the FMCSA Hours of Service ruleset assigned

Distribution of Parts & Materials

  • Ship parts as directed using most efficient and cost-effective methods
  • Deliver parts according to schedule
  • Efficiently manage on-duty and drive time
  • Navigate and travel the most efficient delivery routes
  • Ensure parts are loaded safely and are adequately secured in truck/trailer
  • Pull and load orders accurately

Parts & Materials management and organization

  • Review incoming and outgoing orders for accuracy & reasonableness
  • Maintain supply of shipping materials and equipment needed to fulfil order shipments
  • Pick up parts/supplies sourced locally on an as needed basis
  • Create staging/stocking areas as needed
  • Maintain a well-organized stocking system for ease of access and locating
  • Complete accurate and ongoing cycle counting as directed
  • Participate in periodic physical inventory counts and audits

Customer Relations

  • Conduct yourself in a professional & courteous manner when interacting with vendors and Pac-Van staff
  • Manage customer expectations
  • Ensure effective two-way communication


  • Operate equipment in a safe manner
  • Use all personal protective equipment properly
  • Participate in Driver and Toolbox Talks

Working Conditions

  • 50% driving and 50% in shop environment. Exposure to weather.

Physical Requirements

  • Climb into and out of equipment
  • Lift up to 80 lbs.
  • Frequent bending, stooping, kneeling, standing, traversing, communicating and hearing
  • Must have visual, physical and technical ability to independently use a telephone, computer, and photocopier

Pac-Van is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Pac-Van, Inc., Elkhart , Driver/Parts Distribution Specialist, Other , Elkhart, Indiana

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