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Distribution Attendant-Forklift Operator 1 Job

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We Light the Way!


Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 12,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.  

About this Location

In this position, you will be responsible for all duties related to LTL, TL  receiving, and replenishing. Utilizing a stand-up and sit-lift, you will pick products, load trucks, and unload trucks. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Verify forklift is in proper running condition and verify such each day before shift
  • Process picks systematically 
  • Systematically receive/load material 
  • Utilize various programs to determine if replenishment stock is available for empty locations
  • Take picked product to wrappers for physical processing
  • Deliver completed pallets to designated areas.
  • Maintain cleanliness/safety of your designated area
  • Weight and acquire dimensions of pallets
  • Print out and attach packing lists to pallets when appropriate
  • Verify locations utilizing cherry picker
  • Stack boxes on pallets in appropriate manner
  • Maintain cleanliness/safety of your assigned working area
  • Other duties as assigned by management


  • Basic mathematic skills
  • Basic reading skills
  • Ability to read bills of material/pick list
  • Ability to drive stand-up/sit-down forklifts and cherry pickers
  • 1-4 years forklift experience preferred
  • Basic understanding of Lean manufacturing
  • Warehousing knowledge


We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


Please utilize the internal career site to apply if you are a current employee at Acuity Brands. 


We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 


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Req ID:  2481

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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