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Driver - Military Veterans

at Univar Solutions

A Place Where People Matter. 

Start your career journey with Univar Solutions!  Here you can make an impact on the world around you and accelerate your career in areas that energize and excite you. 

Starting Rate: $36.30 an hour 


Primary Purpose:  


Operates and maintains company tractor/trailer/tanker to make pickups and deliveries with a targeted work week of 50-55 hours.  Transports hazardous materials and wastes in full compliance with applicable federal, state, local statutes and regulations and company policies.  Position requires working tractor/trailer components, including bending and cranking landing gear as well as climbing in and out of cabs and sitting for extended periods of time. Inspects vehicle for proper and safe operating conditions before and after each trip. Must maintain a DOT driver's log and adhere to all DOT regulations.  This is regional work (operating within a 275-mile radius of domicile terminal) and driver is home each day.
Responsibilities (% of time may vary by country or region)

• Pick-up and delivery of hazardous materials and wastes, complete inspections and paperwork associated with hazardous materials and waste pickup transport
• Ensure safety and compliance of load
• Utilize onboard Samsara e-Logging Device manage proper driver duty statuses and planned freight order delivery routing sequencing.
• Utilize ePOD device to properly capture customer delivery receipt of goods and other relevant shipment documents

• Perform all other duties as required to make proper deliveries and pick-ups for customers
Education/Experience/Training/Certifications – Required
• Ability to read, write, count, understand and speak English
• Valid Class A CDL license (with HazMat and Tanker endorsements)
• Ability to use and maintain respiratory protections equipment
• 22 years old or older
• 2+ years of CDL-A driving experience
• 12 months OTR tractor trailer experience in the last 3 years
• No more than 3 minor accidents in the past 3 years
• No DWI / DUI / BAC in the past 5 years
• No license suspension for a moving violation in the last 3 years
Education/Experience/Training/Certifications – Desired
• Experience on SAMSARA  or equivalent ELD
• Experience working in a regional capacity with a targeted 55 hour work week
• Hauling BULK HAZMAT products and perishable consumer goods (e.g., transporting unstable loads or hauling different weights on different trip segments, etc.)
• Operating a tractor-trailer in different conditions (e.g., highway driving, side/local roads, city/country, maneuvering in tight spaces, etc.)
Physical Demands/Environmental Conditions/Other Requirements:
• Physical ability to lift and carry at least 100 pounds
• Physical ability to tilt back or break 800 lb. net drums onto a dolly
• Physical ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
• Test negative on the company’s drug tests
• Satisfy all DOT physical qualifications requirements to qualify & maintain a CDL-A
• May be handling potentially hazardous substances

Univar Solutions is a leading, global distributor of chemicals and ingredients essential to the safety, health, and wellbeing of our daily lives from life-saving medicines and vitamins to hand sanitizers and industrial materials used for cleaning, construction, and more.  Our global team of more than 10,000 employees support our vision to redefine distribution and be the most valued chemical and ingredient distributor on the planet!


We offer a Total Rewards package that includes market aligned pay and incentives as well as a diverse benefits offering to support our employees’ physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing.


Univar Solutions supports sustainable solutions for the world around us so that we can do our part to help keep our communities healthy, fed, clean, and safe! 


We are committed to a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusion.  Together, we are building a culture that acknowledges the unique experiences, perspectives and expertise of individuals and provides the development and growth opportunities to empower us to redefine our industry. 


Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.


Univar Solutions does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or staffing firms (collectively Recruiting Firms). Recruiting Firms must enter into a Master Services Agreement (MSA) with Univar Solutions prior to submitting any information relating to a potential candidate. All searches must be initiated by Univar Solutions' Talent Acquisition team and candidates must be submitted via Applicant Tracking System (ATS) by approved vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless the aforementioned conditions have been met. Contacting our hiring managers directly is prohibited.


Willow Springs, IL

Univar Solutions

You’ve proudly protected our freedom and we’d be honored to have you on our team! 

Our purpose at Univar Solutions is to help keep our communities healthy, fed, clean, and safe. We are an integral part of providing critical products to the communities where we live, play, and work through the incredible efforts of our people… our greatest strength.  

We believe military service is synonymous with our core values:

  • Serious About Safety            
  • We Do What We Say            
  • Where People Matter          
  • Valuable To Others 
  • Together We Win


Our Military Commitment

Univar Solutions is committed to supporting Military Veterans and Families by creating a world-class environment for Veterans to grow their careers as members of our team. Our Veterans Resource Network enables a safe, welcoming, and collaborative environment for all Military Veterans by:

  • Recognizing and promoting the skills and experiences Veterans deliver in an organization
  • Engaging and empowering Veterans, Veteran Families, and supporters to enhance professional development, career advancement, and personal enrichment
  • Providing education and support for Veterans and Veteran Families’ needs
  • Creating a culture of inclusion and diversity that embraces Veterans and welcomes them into an environment where their experiences, opinions, and contributions are truly valued
  • Advocating for and financially contributing to Veteran causes and charities
  • Ensuring we can be a preferred employer of Veterans

Come join Univar Solutions as one of hundreds of Veterans in our ranks who are helping us to redefine Chemical and Ingredient Distribution!

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