Job Description

Why Valvoline Global Products?

We’ve been inspiring and enabling what moves the world forward for more than 150 years, starting with the invention of the world’s first branded motor oil. Today, we’re a leading worldwide marketer and supplier of premium branded lubricants, automotive and industrial chemistries, and a business solutions provider to our customers and partners, driven every day by a people-centered focus on innovation and customer excellence.


We’re proud to be The Original—the first to see potential in things others overlook. Originals are the first to develop sustainable solutions. Originals move the world forward. At Valvoline Global Products, that’s what we do every day in over 140 countries worldwide. We create future-ready products that improve the performance of automotive and industrial equipment and services that help our businesses grow and thrive. As The Original, we’ve been innovating to solve problems for over 150 years. And we’ll continue to invent and reinvent the way forward, to always meet our customers’ needs – today and in the future.  


Living out our values is what makes our company, our employees, our partners, our customers, and the communities we serve, great. It is our responsibility. It is what drives us. It is who we are.


We’re looking for people who care, operate with integrity, strive for excellence in everything they do, are eager to develop new skills to win, and show passion for delivering on our commitment to all our stakeholders. We are looking for Hungry, Humble, and Smart individuals. If this is you, you’ve come to the right place, and we invite you to join The Original!


Careers for the Driven

Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as a Truck Driver/Material Handler. We whole-heartedly adopt a ‘never idle' mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we’re looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents, and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company.


How You’ll Make an Impact

The employee working in this job classification will make deliveries in the greater Chicagoland area driving both A and B class trucks. The products range from bulk lubricants to package freight. Drivers interface with customers, warehouse employees, sales, and management on a daily basis.  Employee is expected to maintain a clean and safe work environment following all Valvoline set standards and regulations and keep current with their CDL requirements. This is a Monday - Friday position with some overtime required. In the role, you would be responsible for:

  • Working in a safe and efficient manner while on route delivering bulk and package materials, as designated by Valvoline, to customers.  Employees must promote professional interactions with customers at the locations while delivering product, collecting recyclable materials (e.g. drums and pallets) and managing paperwork, following both Valvoline and Customer rules. 
  • The cleanliness and upkeep of their dock and vehicle.  They are required to communicate any issues with their equipment including, but not limited to, their Truck, Dock, Pallet Jack, PPE, and Drum Cart.
  • Completing safety and quality training as designated by Valvoline.
  • Punching in/out in a timely manner, managing their Hours of Service (through ELD provider), maintaining their driver qualifications and following all state/federal laws. 
  • Periodically troubleshooting truck equipment or pumping system problems while out in the field.  Other applicable tasks may be assigned by plant management to meet both safety and customer service requirements. 
  • Other duties and responsibilities as determined by Valvoline from time to time in its sole discretion.

What You’ll Need

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of two years CDL driving experience, preferably with daily route experience in the greater Chicago area
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical examination that demonstrates the ability to stand or drive a truck for long periods of time, lift over 50 lbs multiple times a day, and pull a hose up and down steps
  • Must be able to operate both manual (or) electric pallet jacks and manual (or) electric drum carts
  • Must maintain Class A CDL with Bulk Tanker and Hazmat Certifications
  • Computer literate to complete both LMS and electronic logs
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.


The Company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process.  Please contact Human Resources at 1-800-Valvoline or email to make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process.  The contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.


Application Instructions

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