Manpower Group Material Handler III / FULL TIME POSITION W/BENEFITS in Lavergne, Tennessee

1st, 2nd and 3rd Shift Available / FULL TIME POSITION W/BENEFITS - Excellent career opportunity

The Material Handler III provides warehouse services through safe, efficient, cost effective and accurate handling of customer products and materials using manual labor, standard power equipment and computer equipment.

This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

Pulling Orders:

  • Accurately locate and pick, both by hand and by using appropriate motorized equipment (i.e. forklift truck), customer product onto/from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves according to established procedures and safety regulations.

  • Count, weigh, and record number of units of material handled on daily production sheet.

  • Complete specialized order processing for loading by stenciling, slip-sheeting, stretch wrapping, labeling, and consolidating as required on order.

Loading & Unloading:

  • Load picked orders according to APLL Operating policies and procedures, completing appropriate paperwork including Bill of Lading, Pick Report, Trailer Audit, Lot Verification.

  • Unload, move, stack, and stage customer products and materials, both by hand and using forklift or other power equipment, keeping appropriate records and reports.

Operating & Maintenance:

  • Assign trailers to appropriate dock and/or yard location, chocking the wheels, following all safety rules and company policy.

  • Daily inspect equipment, make adjustments before operating tow-motor vehicles or equipment, following safety and maintenance instructions, and complete inspection sheet at the beginning of each shift; report immediately any defective equipment to supervisor.

  • Daily inspect and prepare trailers prior to loading product by inspecting and cleaning as needed to insure product preservation.

  • Assist in building and grounds maintenance to insure that the facility is maintained in a clean, neat, safe, and orderly manner.


  • Complete activity and statistical reports as assigned by supervisor.

  • Assist in physical inventories ensuring facility and contents are secure.


  • Provide other services such as sanitation requirement activities, assembling crates (boxes) to contain products, and/or moving loose materials to containers as directed by supervisor and/or team leader.

  • Participates in Safety and 5S requirements

Key Result Areas:

  • Apply the APL Logistics Continuous Improvement (ACI) Model for operational efficiency to improve business process, increase proficiency and increase efficiency through waste elimination.

  • Apply the 5S Lean methodology to sustain a safe, clean and orderly facility.

  • Position requires the incumbent's performance to meet and occasionally exceed standards as set by the company for safety, quality, productivity and customer services.


  • High School degree or equivalent preferred

  • Material Handler II must have minimum 2 years of forklift experience; sit down, electric pallet jack

  • Material Handler III must have minimum 2 years of forklift experience; slip sheet, sit down and electric pallet jack

  • Knowledge of inventory control and general warehouse procedure

  • Ability to operate forklift - both sit down and stand up, tow motor, motorized and non motorized pallet jack

  • Ability to learn to utilize on board computers, scanners and new technology

  • Must have basic math skills

  • Must have attention to detail for continuous mental and visual attention

  • Must be available to work overtime

Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • 1-2 years warehouse or related work experience preferred

  • Fork lift certification preferred

  • Action Oriented