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Courier / Sterile Load Driver

Date:  Oct 2, 2021

Danvers, MA, US, 01923

Abiomed is a pioneer and global leader in healthcare technology and innovation, with a mission of Recovering Hearts & Saving Lives. With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachusetts, and offices in Baltimore, MD, Aachen & Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan, Abiomed’s 1,700 employees form one of the fastest growing medical device companies in the world. We attract and retain exceptional talent with our collaborative culture, passion for our work, and a strong commitment to employee professional development.


Patients First | Innovation | Winning Culture | Heart Recovery



Job Responsibilities:


The Courier / Sterile Load Driver is expected to work as a valued member of the logistics operations.  This job will primarily consist of route driving in-state and out of state and will require pick-up and/or delivery of goods from our manufacturing facility to other businesses. An overnight stay at a local hotel is required for out of state travel.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Driving the vehicle is the primary responsibility of the Courier / Sterile Load Driver which includes loading and unloading cargo.
  • Operate company-owned and / or leased vehicle to facilitate shipping and receiving operations.
  • Operate company-owned and / or leased vehicle for the delivery, pickup and relocation of Abiomed products and materials.
  • Driver must maintain a logbook and any records per Abiomed direction for all vehicles not regulated by DOT requirements.
  • If the operating vehicle falls under FMCSA rules and regulations, the driver must be capable of meeting all FMCSA and DOT requirements. These include but are not limited to conducting pre-trip and post-trip inspections, proper use of emergency equipment, Electronic Logging of Hours of Service and avoiding Hours of Service violations.  The driver should also be familiar with requirements governing vehicles with GVW exceeding 10,000 lbs and used in interstate commerce.
  • If driving the company truck which requires DOT regulations - All DOT and federal regulations must be followed all times.  Any long-haul driving must maintain a logbook of their driving activities as per DOT to ensure compliance with federal regulations governing the rest and work periods for operators. Driver must also keep a record of vehicle inspections and make sure the truck is equipped with safety equipment, such as hazardous materials placards. Perform required before, during and after-operation “user maintenance” and provide required reports per DOT requirements. 
  • Provide outstanding customer service during delivery and pickup operations.
  • Maintain and protect all property in excellent condition.
  • Maintain all required certifications required by DOT and OSHA and company safety program as required.


Job Qualifications:


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean record


Applicants must provide proof that they are fully vaccinated with an FDA approved or authorized vaccine for COVID-19 or have a valid medical/religious exemption


Abiomed is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Abiomed will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

Nearest Major Market: Boston