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Distribution Processor 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.  

How you will contribute:

Summary of Position: This position will support Distribution Operations by driving system driven and manual processes on the distribution floor. This role will preform various functions throughout several value streams associated with day-to-day operations.

Responsibilities/Tasks to be Performed:

  • Process shipments via UPS and FedEx and loading product into trailer
  • Process pallets systemically through LIDS, Scanning products into system
  • Weigh, measure and label products
  • Processing boxes systematically through pack size and physically assemble
  • Package products, labelling and taping boxes
  • Breakdown of inbound pallets and systemic processing of receipts
  • Review quantity discrepancies and update system as needed
  • Wrap pallets utilizing wrap machine
  • Ensure labels left by distribution attendants are assigned to correct pallet
  • Put corner boards on product when appropriate
  • Move product to dock door when appropriate
  • Hit hour by hour productivity goal.  Follow and maintain hour by hour board.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment ensuring 5S is followed
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualified Applicants will have:

Position Requirements:

  • H.S. Diploma required
  • Ability to follow all Safety, Health and Environmental guidelines, policies, rules and training
  • Basic math/reading comprehension aptitude
  • The ability to read and interpret a manifest, packing list and complex shipping codes
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Prior warehousing experience preferred, including experience working in a lean manufacturing environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift / push / pull up to 25 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally
  • Ability to stand for long period of time and work all required hours, including up to 12-hours/day frequently and 7 days/week occasionally
  • Continuous repetitive movements with hands, arms and shoulders with occasional overhead reaching required
  • Frequently bending at the waist and knees required
  • Ability to work in cold/hot environment that mimic outside weather temperatures
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions


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:  3488

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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