Material Handler Driver II - Operations - 3rd Shift - Vidalia - job 958142

Trane Technologies

Date: 07/22/2021

City: Vidalia, Georgia

Employment type: Full-time

At Trane Technologies® we Challenge Possible.Our brands – including Trane® and Thermo King® - create access to cooling and comfort in buildings and homes, transport and protect food and perishables, connect customers to elevated performance with less environmental impact, dramatically reduce energy demands and carbon emissions, and innovate with a better world in mind. We boldly challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world.

Job Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for warehouse and assembly operations using a Powered Industrial Vehicle (PIV) to move goods and materials anywhere at the Vidalia, GA location.


  • Moves goods and material within a production environment using a Powered Industrial Vehicle (PIV)

  • Loading, unloading, or moving goods and material from one location to another with a forklift or other PIV

  • Operates warehouse computer software with moderate expertise

  • Observe equipment operation in order to detect malfunctions

  • Support plant cost reductions and process improvement projects through the use of various lean methods and techniques

  • Assist in process improvement efforts by working with the Process Engineers to identify, implement and validate process changes

  • Participate in lean manufacturing as well as plant initiatives as needed

  • Ability to utilize a variety of PIV equipment

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must have a valid Forklift/Tugger License

  • 2+ years’ experience in warehouse

  • Must have Ultriva experience

  • Ability to speak, read and write English, understand simple written or oral instructions

  • Ability to work in a team environment with limited supervision

  • Work any shift and work overtime as necessary to ensure production demands are realized

  • Work multiple jobs both within and outside assigned work area

  • Use all required safety gear and equipment

  • Comply with all established Plant rules and policies

  • Maintain an acceptable attendance record. Refer to Attendance & Punctuality Policy for complete guidelines

  • Must adhere to dress code at all times


  • Perform tasks requiring hand and eye coordination, with good hand dexterity (gripping and pinching repetitively) for more than 2/3’s of work shift

  • Lift, carry, push, or pull objects weighing 10 pounds continuously, 25 pounds repetitively and 50 pounds occasionally. Lifting or carrying objects over 50 pounds requires a two person lift, or a lift assist

  • Bend, twist, squat, kneel, and/or stoop repetitively

  • Reach overhead repetitively for more than 2/3’s of work shift

  • Stand continuously for 8 to 10 hours per day

  • Climb up and down stairs up to 3 hours per day

  • Use of senses to detect quality defects and unsafe conditions

  • Moderate physical exertion

Visual Acuity:

  • 70 degree field of vision

  • Must be able to discern depth and must pass color vision test.

  • Must have at least 20/40 vision in each eye for far & near, with or without corrective lens.


  • Must not have an average hearing loss in the better ear greater than 40 decibels at 500 Hz, 1,000 HZ, without a hearing aid through audiometric testing.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs that help our employees thrive in both their professional and personal lives. We are proud of our winning culture which is inclusive and respectful at its core. We share passion for serving customers, caring for others, and boldly challenging what’s possible for a sustainable world.

We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.

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