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Lead Material Handler

Location: Piney Flats, TN, United States
Date Posted: Sep 13, 2021
Category: General Labor
Job ID: 76304

Job Description

The Opportunity:

The Opportunity 

Our Piney Flats, TN location is looking for a Lead Material Handler to join the team! The successful candidate will be responsible for completing all warehouse duties in a safe and responsible manner. This is a physically intensive position and requires operating a forklift to safely load/unload drums and work outdoors in all types of weather conditions. 

Why work for Safety-Kleen? 

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages – hourly base pay with weekly overtime opportunities!
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment;
  • Group 401K with company matching component;
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement;
  • Positive and safe work environments;
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career. 

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, maintaining facility regulatory compliance, adhering to company policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Maintain an accurate computerized inventory
  • Unload route truck containerized waste in evening and reconcile waste;
  • Reload route trucks with chemical drums, supplies and equipment for next day’s runs;
  • Stock warehouse with materials after Distribution Center truck arrival;
  • Prepare waste loads for shipment to Recycle Center/Distribution Center;
  • Daily facility inspections and general upkeep;
  • Occasional Saturday work based on business needs
  • Perform minor repairs on parts washers at warehouse;
  • Supervise third party bulk liquid offloading process;
  • Perform monthly inventory count;
  • Manage inventory order and receiving process;
  • Operate a forklift in a safe and complaint manner at all times
  • Other duties as required.

What does it take to work for Safety-Kleen? 

  • Experience in a physically intensive role required;
  • Material handling/warehouse experience required (loading/offloading, inventory management);
  • Forklift experience is an asset, willing to train;
  • Scheduling flexibility to meet the demands of the job;
  • Willingness to work outdoors in all weather conditions;
  • Knowledge and understanding of Microsoft office related software.

Join our team today! To learn more about our company and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at

Wondering what to expect in starting your career with Safety-Kleen?  Click Here to view additional information!

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company, has a commitment to excellence deeply rooted in a strong sense of tradition. Our entire business model revolves around keeping North American businesses green.

We generate more than $1.2 billion in annual revenue as a world-class environmental service organization and market leader in industrial hazardous waste management, parts-cleaning technology, and oil re-refining. We collect over 200 million gallons of used motor oil each year and we have the largest re-refinery capacity in North America allowing us to re-refine more than 150 million gallons each year.   Every day, we help our customers resolve their waste management needs and reduce their carbon footprint. PROTECTION. CHOICES. PEOPLEMAKE GREEN WORK ™

We thank all those interested in joining the Safety-Kleen team; however only those that complete the online application and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role.
Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company is a Military & Veteran friendly company.



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