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Distribution Attendant- 3rd Shift Job

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We Light the Way!


Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 13,000 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.  

How you will contribute:

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. Utilize a cherry picker occasionally to verify locations.

  • Comply with all OSHA/DOT guidelines
  • Opens boxes, and other containers, using company approved hand tools, i.e. company issued retractable utility knives.
  • Unload incoming deliveries per work instructions and verifies against packing slip.
  • Hit hour by hour productivity goal , Follow and maintain hour by hour board

Qualified Applicants will have:

Ability to drive stand-up/sit-down forklifts and cherry picker

  • Must be able to work in a fast pace environment, sense of urgency.
  • High School Diploma required
  • 3-4 years forklift experience preferred, Basic understanding of Lean manufacturing, Warehousing knowledge
  • Lift/pull/push 1-25 pounds frequently and 50 pounds infrequentlyAble to work on a standing work environment.
  • Hours of work – Standard day is 8 hours. Must be able to work up to 12 hours/day frequently, 7 days/week infrequently
  • Driving a forklift – Constant movement of head/eyes. Steering requires constant movement of hands/wrists/shoulders
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Requirements

  • Medium work


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. 


Any unsolicited resumes sent to Acuity Brands from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Acuity Brands mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Acuity Brands employees, or to Acuity Brands resume database will be considered Acuity Brands property. Acuity Brands will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.


Acuity Brands will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor, but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.

Req ID:  4353

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Machinist, 3rd Shift, Forklift, Warehouse, Database, Manufacturing, Night, Technology

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