Material Handler at Lee Company in Nashville, Tennessee

Posted in General Business 20 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Build a career at Lee Company!

Lee Company has been recognized as a Top Workplace by The Tennessean newspaper for multiple years and is proud to offer:

• The ability to advance your career through our accredited Lee Company University
• Opportunities to serve and give back to local communities
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance
• Wellness program with cash incentives
• Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account
• Basic life & AD&D insurance
• Voluntary life insurance
• Short- and long-term disability
• Accident & critical illness coverage
• Home & auto discounts
• Paid time off (PTO)
• 401(k)
• Full-time work
• Employee assistance program
• Chaplain services
• No-cost will preparation services, identify theft protection and healthy rewards program

Lee Company is driven by family values and strives to create an environment where employees can thrive. 

Responsible for unloading materials and moving to proper location.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (include but are not limited to)

  • Unloads and loads trucks by operating forklift equipment.

  • Moves materials to designated proper locations

  • Receives equipment and manufacturing materials per paperwork provided

  • Labels materials as they are received

  • Organizes materials for efficient and effective identification and retrieval

  • Routinely empties trash and scrap dumpsters using forklift

  • Follows safety procedures and rules

  • Ability to handle stress and job demands.

  • Cooperatively work with others.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 1 year of relevant material handling experience

  • Certified as a forklift operator and other equipment as needed

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to operator a forklift and other equipment as needed.

  • Must be organized and familiar with different materials.

  • Must be aware of safety procedures and be able to follow them.

  • Must be able to follow directions well.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions: 

The physical activities described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

Individuals working at the Fab Shop may be exposed to varying temperatures including very hot (above 90 degrees F) or very cold (below 32 degrees F). Individuals may be exposed to: cramped work spaces, contaminants, extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions, exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable. Performing this job requires frequent use of hands to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Must be able to sit, talk, hear, and stand frequently throughout the day. Must be able to climb, reach above shoulder height, stoop, or kneel frequently. The position occasionally may require lifting heavy objects (up to 75 pounds) and performing strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions. Individuals may occasionally be exposed to hazardous conditions, high places and /or hazardous equipment.  May work with or around chemicals that require knowledge of a safety data sheet.

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Lee Company is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or testing, or family and medical leave.