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Job Title: Material Handler/Forklift Operator | 1st Shift

Miller Industries is seeking a Full Time First Shift Material Handler/Forklift Operator | 1st Shift to work in our Ooltewah, TN campus.

Job Title

Material Handler/Forklift Operator | 1st Shift


Ooltewah, TN


**Please submit an updated resume to: to be considered for this position.**

Miller Industires is seeking a full-time 1st shift Material Handler.


Drives powered industrial truck to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, or materials. Employee receives, stores, and distributes material, tools, equipment, and products within department by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Reads production schedule, customer order, work order, shipping order, or requisition to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed.
  • Conveys materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or to other designated areas.
  • Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code.
  • Distributes items to production workers or assembly line.
  • Assembles customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets or shelves or conveys orders to packing station or shipping department.
  • Marks materials with identifying information.
  • Opens bales, crates, and other containers.
  • Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed.
  • Arranges stock parts in specified sequence for assembly by other workers.
  • Uses computer to enter records.
  • Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.
  • Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials or hooks tow trucks to trailer hitch, and transports load to designated area.
  • Unloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting device.
  • Inventories materials on work floor, and supply workers with materials as needed.
  • Loads or unloads materials onto or off pallets, skids, or lifting device.
  • Lubricates truck, recharges batteries, fills fuel tank, or replaces liquefied gas tank.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Ability to pass forklift written and driving test.
  • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine correspondence. 
  • Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully,Must have basic computer skills.

**Please submit an updated resume to: to be considered for this position.**

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vets.

Job Type: Full Time

Pay: $19.06 per hour

Requisition Number: O109

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