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Walking Material Handler

Company: Nortek
Location: Dyersburg
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Position Title: Walking Material Handler /Picker

Location: Dyersburg, TN

About Nortek Global HVAC

Nortek Air Management is comprised of three businesses, Nortek Global HVAC, Nortek Air Solutions, and StatePoint with annual sales of close to $1 billion across three market segments: Residential, Light Commercial and Custom Air Solutions. Our Company's mission is Creating a Better Tomorrow Every Day. By living our core values of Safety, Integrity, Performance Driven Culture and Teamwork, we are a premier HVAC Company offering energy efficient and sustainable products and solutions that exceed customer expectations through employee's commitment to quality, customer service and operational excellence.

Position Summary: Uses knowledge A-Demand Flow Environment and Kanban replenishment procedures to provide materials to assembly lines.

Position Key Attributes:

* Ability to personally live safe and hold themselves and other team members accountable by having their back in support of our Safety core value.
* Has integrity, works transparently and recognized for treating others with respect.
* Takes accountability to create and execute solutions that deliver desired results, and can "own it" in a Performance Driven Culture.
* Works collaboratively as one team in a Teamwork culture.
* Enjoys embracing and igniting change as a catalyst for improvement.
* A "builder" who is comfortable in a continuous improvement culture.
* Can thrive in a "legacy now" culture in which we strive to do the right thing for the company today, even if it is the hard thing, and leave behind a stronger company for the next generation of employees.

Why is this a great opportunity?

* Very distinguished Brand reputation in HVAC market.
* Opportunity to contribute as a catalyst of cultural change to Create a Better Tomorrow Every Day.

Position Responsibilities:

* Participate in required instructions and/or training to become familiar with DFT and its application at Nortek Global HVAC.
* Perform all material handling activities in conformance with Operational Method Sheets.
* Monitor overhead Kanban lights to see where parts are needed most urgently on assembly line.
* Walks to assembly area and retrieve empty Kanban container and deliver it to the designated drop-off point for the operation/line.
* Retrieve material from RIP area and deliver it to the work station where it is needed.
* Restock RIP area with material delivered from Stores.
* Stage Kanban cars at press, warehouse and/or supervisor's office as appropriate.
* Maintain daily shortage list and provide it to the Materials Manager in a timely basis.
* Maintain good housekeeping and safe work environment around workstation.
* Perform other duties as assigned to maintain production efficiency and meet plant/department operational needs.
* Maintains an attitude which consistently represents the organizational culture, including: the mission, vision and core attributes.
* Other Ad hoc duties as assigned by manager.
* Supports "Lean Business Enterprise" initiatives for continuous process improvement and waste elimination.

Position Qualifications


* High School Diploma or GED required.
* Prior forklift experience is required.
* Must gain sufficient knowledge to fulfill the duties of this position within three (3) months of assignment.
* Valid driver's license or certification.
* Ability to read, write and apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form.
* Good understanding of basic math, basic blueprint/specifications reading, and ability to use computer scanning devices and adjustable measuring instruments.
* Must be able to check reports, forms, records, and comparable data and interpret data using basic skills knowledge.
* Ability to work with little direct supervision.
* Excellent safety record and forklift operation.


* Minimum 1 year stand up lift experience.

Nortek Air Management and its divisions offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. To learn more about Nortek Global HVAC, please visit our company website at

Nortek Global HVAC and Nortek Air Solutions are equal opportunity employers and do not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex national origin, age disability, sexual orientation, or any other class protected by federal or state law.

Keywords: Nortek, Memphis , Walking Material Handler, Professions , Dyersburg, Tennessee

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