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Material Handler 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

The Indiana Production Facility (IPF) is Acuity Brands’ largest manufacturing site in the USA.  The facility is located about 45 minutes west of Indianapolis in the small town of Crawfordsville, Indiana, in the middle of Montgomery County.  Love the outdoors as much as we do?  Then you’ll enjoy the surrounding parks including Turkey Run and Shades State Parks, or renting canoes at Clements Canoes Outdoor Center. These scenic locations are perfect for boating, fishing, hiking, camping and picnicking.  You can also visit a local sporting event at Wabash College, or make the short 30-minute drive to DePauw or Purdue Universities for more.

About this Team

How you will contribute:


Lift and transfer material and product  from supply pallets to line/cell pallets or staging areas. 

Count and verify the material/product on the pallet and log or scan information in to the computer

  • Lift and carry cases of products to other pallets.  Separate pallets with mixed parts onto individual pallets for storage/shipment
  • Load and un-load tractor trailers of pallets using sit-down or standing powered industrial trucks
  • Attach identification and labels to product and materials
  • Move (push or pull) material or product on pallets
  • Lift and carry products and materials to fabrication, assembly cells, dock, and other areas
  • Use fork truck to load material and product on pallets for other areas and place in a staging area.
  • Audit stock
  • Work for sustained time at height of 20 to 40 feet above ground, using fall-arrest gear
  • Scale operation
  • Get on and off the truck to operate the dock locks, count product, and help the Checker to wrap pallets for shipment, cut off banding/wrapping, and place and fill air bags in the trailer
  • Operating and maintaining the corrugated recycling station
  • Perform inventory control procedures/paperwork/computer work
  • Inspect all parts, orders, and equipment for quality/safety (checklist)
  • Support, Sustain, and Participate in Lean Manufacturing/Process Improvement events
  • Individual responsibility for personal and area safety
  • Perform general housekeeping duties as necessary

Qualified Applicants will have:

  • High school diploma / GED
  • Ability to pass Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) certification test
  • Ability to pass overhead crane operations certification test
  • Responsible for safety and general housekeeping
  • Perform similar or assigned duties as required within department.


Travel Requirements

    Physical Requirements


      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:  2907

      Nearest Major Market: LaFayette

      Job Segment: Warehouse, Supply, Fabrication, Database, Machinist, Manufacturing, Operations, Technology

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