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Executive Driver

Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201

Company: Grainger Businesses

Executive Driver


Lake Forest

About Grainger:

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way with Grainger today.

You will report to the Sr. HR Manager

Position Details:

To provide secure transportation services to members of Grainger's senior management Team, Board of Directors and guests in a safe timely and professional manner by recognizing potentially hazardous situations and employing defensive and protective driving techniques.

You Will:

  • Transport company executives to and from their destination in a safe/secure and orderly manner and to provide on-site security.
  • Develop routes and adjust travel routes to avoid traffic congestion or road construction.
  • Have excellent face-to-face interactive skills to communicate with all levels of management.
  • Perform responsibilities in a confidential manner ensuring confidentiality of any conversations, materials or information heard and/or observed during performance of tasks.
  • Willing to work long hours including after office hours, weekends and holidays.
  • Must demonstrate sound and rapid decision-making under stressful or emergency conditions.
  • The ability to pass protective driving training courses, use GPS and have knowledge of Chicago and the metropolitan area.
  • Perform all administrative activities associated with the scheduling and execution of all executive ground transportation requests.
  • Keep assigned vehicle(s) clean and in excellent condition.
  • Operate vehicles in a safe and legal manner.
  • Varying hours, including, but not limited to late evenings and weekends.

You Have:

  • Minimum of 5 years executive protection or professional driving experience with intimate knowledge of Greater Chicago and surrounding areas, including knowledge of heavy traffic patterns/times and preferred routes.
  • Must have a current and valid driver's license with no criminal moving violations, infractions or DUI's in the past 7 years.
  • Must not have a history of criminal or improper personal conduct that may affect suitability for the position (complete background investigation and drug test).
  • Be able to perform all tasks encountered in emergency situations.
  • Familiarity with the Windows operating system recommended.
  • Certified in First-Aid, AED and CPR training; Must attend and qualify in annual CPR/AED and First Aid certification.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Law enforcement or military background a plus

Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage starts day one
  • Paid time off (PTO) days and 6 company holidays per year
  • 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, and more

DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.