Material handling - Forklift Operator in Nashville, TN at Volt

Date Posted: 9/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Nashville, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    12 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $12.0 - $12.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description


Summary: The primary role for the Material Handling is moving material around the plant for work site with a forklift and/or crane for production to run smoothly. In addition, this role my package/band, weigh, and load/unload material from machines and stage material in a timely and accurate manner. This material handler is responsible for building arbors and setting up machines for use as well as performing multiple tasks throughout the day to ensure safe and quality production. This position requires a self-starter with a strong work ethic and a desire to perform the duties to the highest standard.

Schedule: 12 hour shifts - 6AM - 6PM Days. 6PM - 6AM Nights 


  • Move material around plants using a forklift and/or crane for producing, finishing, packaging, or shipping the customer product
  • Ensures areas are supplied with parts and removes finished skids to warehouse or paint line
  • Moves and stages material as schedule for optimum machine efficiency
  • Provided machine support by emptying scrap tubs and ensuring lines are cleared of finished product
  • Locates material into finished goods as needed
  • May be responsible for basic test line operation
  • Packages finished product for shipment
  • Tracks orders and tags
  • Follows bill of material to match product with proper packaging and skidding
  • May perform finishing duties
  • Performs setup of valve and burn off operations
  • Performs multiple tasks to ensure ongoing machine operation
  • Performs miscellaneous tasks throughout plant to ensure safe efficient and quality production of material
  • May perform housekeeping duties within the plan when necessary
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be able to handle physical, repetitive work and be able to stand on your feet for 8hours a day
  • Must have good hand-eye coordination
  • Mechanical aptitude a plus, but not required
  • Competent in basic math and computer skills
  • Can operate banding tools
  • Can read a tape measure
  • Must be able to handle small parts
  • Must understand and follow the qualify policy and procedures
  • Ability to recognize quality issues and problems – detect defects
  • Must be able to reach, comprehend and follow detailed instructions on productions and understand English
  • Must be able to reach and understand bill of material and production order
  • Must be able to distinguish between part numbers and sizes
  • Must be able to count and label parts accurately
  • Must follow all safety policies an procedures
  • Must have good safety awareness and efficiency skills
  • Oral and written communication skills – including legible writing

Education/Training Required:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Min 6 months prior experience
  • Required OSHA safety training