10 Jul 2018

Material Handling Career Opportunities| Have you ever wondered how many people it takes to get a product to you?

Materials handling and supply chain is the industry that gets your package to you. It needs thousands of people with various different roles and experiences to make sure your package makes it smoothly through the supply chain. From entry level positions to top administration there are hundreds of possible positions to choose from. As online shopping continues to grow, with 77% of people avoiding stores and opting for online, the opportunities in materials handling and supply chain are also growing. Let’s check out a few career opportunities!

Technical Sales Engineer:

This person is the point of contact for clients. They are the people to gain new business.
Engineers (Mechanical, structural, industrial)

Mechanical Engineers:

They design the machines and mechanical systems. They design, develop, and build elevators, generators, air-conditioning, conveyors, and much more.

Industrial Engineers:

They trim the fat on the production process. They create systems that integrates all functions and people in the productions process to make things more efficient.

Fleet Management:

These are the people the manage the actual deliveries. They organize the vehicles and distributions and keep everything on schedule.

Forklift Technicians:

They diagnose and repair forklifts and other industrial equipment. They are especially important in the day to day safety of the employees using the equipment.

Safety Management:

They create the policies that ensure the workplace is safe and meets all the legal requirements.
They also develop and communicate the safety procedures for the building/warehouse.

Here are some more career opportunities:

Operations Management
Project Management
Logistics Management
Technicians (conveyor and program)
Finance & Accounting
Big Data
Information Technology
Customer Service
Drafters for facility planning and design

Click here to learn more about the Material Handling Career Opportunities.

Career opportunities at Delta Materials:

Our main branch is in Memphis, TN, but we have four location located in: Jackson, TN, Tupelo, MS, and Jonesboro, AR. We specialize in forklift trucks (New, Used & Rental), parts & service, long term & short term rental, leasing, safety training for forklift operators, warehouse products (rack, conveyor, dock equipment, hand trucks, etc.). We are looking for talented and hardworking people to join our team!

Here are some of the benefits we offer:

  • Health Insurance, Dental, Vision & Supplemental Insurance Plans
  • 401K
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
  • Paid Time Off: Accrues from date of hire. Eligible to use after 90 days of employment.
  • Eligible PTO based on 2,080 hours worked per year.
    • 1 Year = 80 hours
    • 2 Years = 120 hours
    • 10 Years = 160 hours

Click here to check out our job openings!


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