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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 1976, Hill's Pet Nutrition offers the highest-quality pet nutrition available through product lines Prescription Diet® and Science Diet®. Veterinarians worldwide recommend and feed their own pets Hill's products more than any other brand of pet food.

Available in approximately 80 countries around the world, our extensive line of products includes more than 60 Prescription Diet brand pet foods and more than 50 Science Diet brand pet foods.

We believe all animals should be loved and cared for during their lifetimes. That is why we are proud our pet foods can make a difference in your pet's life.

A career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition or Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Colgate Mobile Dental Van Driver - Piscataway

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Sep 3, 2021
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 112327 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

The Colgate Mobile Dental Van Driver is responsible for providing customer satisfaction through on-time, accurate, delivery of the “Bright Smiles, Bright Futures” mobile dental units to designated locations within regional territories of three or more states in order to promote our objectives of empowering children to practice good oral health, partnering with government and the profession to improve children’s oral health, and reducing the prevalence of dental caries worldwide.  This position is located in Piscataway, NJ area. 

 

Colgate Mobile Dental Van Drivers are ambassadors who represent Colgate-Palmolive to our consumer base. They are the point of contact and liaison for Bright Smiles, Bright Futures (BSBF) visits in a range of venues, including schools, conventions, festivals, etc. They are empowered to resolve customer issues to ensure consistent demonstration of service excellence and community outreach.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate and safely drive BSBF dental van (up to 32’) over the road in a multi-state region, which includes navigating in crowds and following parameters set by sponsoring agencies of event locations
  • Perform daily set up of BSBF dental van at scheduled locations. This includes setting up of the van, dental equipment, cleaning, restocking, and ordering program supplies
  • Provide effective customer service as the “first point-of-contact” to dental partners, event coordinators, volunteers, and the public, which may include answering basic BSBF program information, answering logistics questions, and directing inquiries/media requests to designated representatives.
  • Schedule maintenance and repair of mobile dental unit, e.g. oil changes, accident repairs, etc. and maintain event equipment (tables, awnings, banners, televisions, etc.).  Also maintain van registration forms and related equipment documentation.
  • Communicate through gmail/email, phone and basic computer systems to gain information for scheduling, review event requirements, and record results as required.
  • Liaise with third-party agencies: maintenance/leasing, retail establishments, van storage company, and events management company


“On-Going” Duties

  • Ensure safety during events, including safe entry and exit of the mobile dental van and staffing registration area
  • Promote and employ safe work practices handling products on and off company vehicles
  • Operate company vehicles in a safe and professional manner complying with federal, state and local laws and Hill’s guidelines
  • Maintain all DOT and vehicle logs as required by law and all company documents
  • Attend BSBF program, operations and task force meetings as well as virtual/online training 
  • Perform virtual van visits remotely by moderating the meeting, monitoring chat functions and/or support presenting

 

Education/ Experience Requirements

 

Basic qualifications include:   

  • High School Diploma or GED Certification
  • Minimum of a Class D license and able to meet DOT requirements
  • Minimum of (2) years driving experience in a vehicle with a gross weight rating of 10,001 lbs or more (such as bus, recreational or delivery vehicle) 
  • Satisfactory completion of the background check including Motor Vehicle Report (MVR)
  • Ability to use basic Google Suite and Microsoft platforms and have knowledge of using Gmail/Email
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment to clean, disinfect and dispose of bodily fluids
  • Must be able to lift, bend, pull, push and stand and set-up vehicle  and equipment daily, to include up to 50 pounds at a time

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Class A or Class B Commercial Driver’s License
  • 1-year or more professional driving experience with a Class A/B Commercial Driver’s license

 

Expected Areas of Skills

  • Ability to drive for extended periods of time, up to 10 hours a day
  • Willingness to:
    • work in a drug-free environment;
    • wear and maintain uniform; and
    • work flexible hours.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to learn and acquire new skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

 

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law

Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets!  At Hill’s we have a purpose.  Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. 

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries.  To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


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