Employment Opportunity

Employment Opportunity at Venture Logistics, Inc.

We’re always looking for quality company drivers to join our family, with benefits and unique bonus programs designed with the driver in mind. To learn more about how you can join our driving team, please click Company Driver or  Owner Operator

Venture Logistics  frequently recruits for Driver Managers (Dispatchers) and Mechanics, check here often for the positions that we are recruiting for.  Also, we frequently post on Career Builder and Monster.com.  Look for us there!

In addition to a pleasant working environment, we offer a full array of benefits that include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance.  Venture Logistics is privately held and has over 500 employees throughout the United States.  Send your resume to HR@Venlog.com.

Current Employment Openings

Venture Logistics is an asset based, privately held transportation company with over 350 power units and 1000 trailers. We have immediate openings for:

Data Entry Clerk in our Indianapolis Maintenance Department
In this position you will support the Director of Maintenance and our Maintenance team.

Your daily responsibilities will include:

  • Review vendor truck repair invoices for accuracy.
  • Enter vendor repair invoice detail into the TMT repair order and close.
  • Monitor vendor pricing and notify DOM of discrepancies.
  • Maintain equipment files for accuracy and DOT compliance.
  • Monitor TMT system to insure all Vendor invoices are completed and closed in a timely manner.
  • Make copies of invoices for AP/Payroll as required.
  • Maintain & Scan Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports(DVIR). To include sorting and filing by unit number and date.
  • Communicate any repair discrepancies to Management.
  • Assist Safety with invoice accident cost information.
  • Other duties assigned.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma is required.
  • Excellent Communication Skills and the ability to work on a team.
  • Computer skills in Excel, experience with TMT system and accounts payable preferred.
  • The ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, percentages, etc.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience with diesel truck parts and systems will be very helpful.
  • The ability to create an e-file system preferred and to maintain and update the system as needed.
  • The ability to work with the maintenance team in the parts store room and to lift up to 25 lbs if needed.

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Lafayette, IN  Yard Coordinator,  Monday through Friday 4 P.M- 1 A.M
(Some weekend work required)

In this position, you will manage inbound and outbound freight. this includes the control of freight feeding the Customer line, as well as outbound returns/freight for Venture Warehouse.

  • All inbound outside carriers as well as Venture drivers report to the  yard coordinator for final designation of their inbound freight.
  • You will create reports for on-time delivery and proper shift sequence setup
  • Your job will include follow up on freight discrepancy with our customers expeditors, weekly and sometimes daily.
  • This position will supervise Venture employees(drivers, spotters, etc) entering the customers  yard.
  • A High School Diploma is required.
  • Supervisory experience strongly preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written  communication skills required.
  • You must be able to work in safety sensitive operations walking around the customers  yard  in the elements and around moving CMV’s.

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Lafayette, IN Mobile Mechanic on 2nd Shift

Our Lafayette, IN mobile mechanic will work out of a mobile truck on 2nd shift. Your independent thinking  and working will help you as you do minor repairs on our tractors and trailers. A valid driver’s license with a motor vehicle record that meets our requirements is a necessity. This position will include mandatory overtime on Saturday.

Responsibities include:

  • Performing preventative and day -to-day maintenance and repair on our fleet of tractors & trailers
  • Repairing safety related problems on equipment
  • Doing your own shop paperwork
  • Electrical repair, A/C and air-brake systems and other minor repairs.

Requirements

  • 2 years  related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Previous experience on PM’s, Brakes, minor repairs  & Inspections
  • Trailer Repairs
  • Inspections & Air Brakes experience (Preferred)
  • Welding experience (Preferred)
  • Must have your own tools
  • You must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

Full time employees have a complete benefit package with Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance in addition to paid vacation. MFDV Venture Logistics is an EOE

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Dispatcher/Driver Manager – All Shifts
(Some weekend work required)

About the Job:
As our dispatcher you will assure our freight is delivered on schedule.   You will track and verify orders by using TMW: assuring our company drivers are operating in accordance with D.O.T. rules and regulations.

Your job duties will include:

  • Tracking drivers and loads that are assigned to you.
  • Assigning trailers, drivers and trucks in TMW
  • Dispatching drivers on their assigned routes assuring they have manifests and appropriate paperwork.
  • Communicating with our customers, suppliers and your co-workers, by phone, e-mail fax, etc, keeping them informed.

Requirements:

  • One to 2 years of Operations experience preferred.
  • Excellent problem solving skills, out of the box thinking and a sense of humor will help you to succeed in this position.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with customers and your co-workers
  • The ability to analyze and interpret information as it comes across your desk
  • The ability to deal with complexity and solve problems independently or with your co-workers, if available.
  • The ability to work alone and with others in a time sensitive, deadline oriented environment.
  • Experience with TMW, Outlook, fax machines, copiers strongly preferred but not required.

Tractor / Trailer Mechanics at our Southside Indianapolis terminal.

Part time & Full time positions may include four 10 hour days  and/or 2nd shift and/or weekends. Responsibilities will include:

  • Performing  quality preventative and day to day maintenance and repair on our fleet of tractors and trailers.
  • Repair of safety related problems on equipment.
  • Doing your own shop paperwork
  • Electrical repair, A/C and air brake systems

Requirements:

  • Related experience and or training.
  • If you are interested in part time, or if you are a student, you will work with our mechanics and assist them with PMs, brakes & inspections,
  • DOT Certified in FHWA inspections and air brakes preferred.
  • Welding Experience preferred.
  • Must have tools.
  • You must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

If you feel you are qualified for one of these positions, please send your resume to: recruit@venlog.com

Or you may send your resume to:
HR Department,
c/o Venture Logistics,
1101 Harding Court
Indianapolis, IN 46217
Fax to: (317) 787-1184
Venture Logistics is an ISO Certified Total Transportation Company in operation since 1992 and an MFDV Equal Opportunity Employer.