Volvo Group Material Handler in Lexington, Tennessee

Position Summary:

To load and/or unload and transport finished or unfinished products, parts, equipment and supplies throughout the entire manufacturing facility as well as input transactions in a timely and accurate manner.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Punctuality and daily attendance

  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written

  • Ability to effectively work in a team environment

  • Attendance as well as qualitative and quantitative performance standards

  • Check all outgoing items for accuracy and correct count

  • Check bills of lading and packing lists for accuracy

  • Daily punctuality and attendance

  • Inspect as required all outgoing items for condition, quantity and identification

  • Inspect incoming material/items for condition, quantity and identification

  • Move hazardous materials

  • Must operate our Material Tracking Computer System

  • Operate a forklift to load cartons of completed product onto trucks

  • Operate a forklift to remove and transport raw material, finished material or other supplies from the designated warehouse areas, storage areas or various manufacturing departments

  • Overtime required

  • Remove all material from the forklift or transportation equipment and place into designated work area parts bin and etc.

  • Verify and enter data on shipping / receiving records

  • Movement of materials in support of production

  • Operate material moving equipment as required

  • Performs other duties, tasks, and responsibilities as assigned by management to support Volvo Penta goals and objectives

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • HM126 Training

  • RCRA Training annually

  • Requires a full range of vision, eye/hand coordination and manipulative ability to operate a motorized vehicle. Requires some walking when using hand truck and physical capability to operate a carton bander

  • Exposed to fumes, outside temperatures and weather conditions. Safety critical position which requires the passing of a random drug/alcohol screening

  • Requires ability to accomplish basic mathematics to verify counts and amounts loaded / unloaded

  • Requires ability to read and write in order to follow instructions and review shipping/receiving documents

  • Requires the physical capabilities for repetitive bending and lifting

  • Requires training in and ability to operate a forklift vehicle in a safe and responsible manner

  • Requires training in JDE System

  • Requires picking up parts weighing up to 60 lbs. (heavy lifting jobs)

Education and Experience:

  • High school graduate or equivalent required

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Penta , a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran