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Cummins Inc. Advanced Warehouse Operator in Walton, Kentucky

Advanced Warehouse Operator


Cummins - Material Handler PIV - 2nd Shift- Walton Ky

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We are looking for a talented Material Handler PIV to join our team for our location in Walton Ky.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Utilize prescribed safety equipment and operate powered industrial equipment and machinery according to specified instructions.

  • Demonstrate the ability to recognize potential safety hazards.

  • Safely transport products within the warehouse using PIVs – powered industrial vehicle.

  • Using an RF scanner, pick customer orders in a safe and efficient manner using established quality picking processes.

  • Perform cycle counts to ensure the site maintains location/piece/financial accuracy as required by Cummins corporate standards.

  • Unload domestic and international supplier shipments and ensure the products are put-away in their respective part-family locations within the allotted time.

  • Shrink-wrap, label and load palletized products into outbound trailers.

  • Shrink-wrap, label, weigh, load pallets into international containers per SOLAS regulations.

  • Systemically close, dispatch outbound shipments and provide completed paperwork to shipping clerk.

  • Replenish product from storage locations to pick faces as directed by the WMS system.

  • Assist other pickers in team lift operation when picking products over 50 lbs. to ensure the safety of our employees.

  • Maintain certification to operate one or more types of PIV used in the distribution center.

  • The certification is required for safe operation of PIVs in the distribution center.

  • Frequent lifting, occasionally team-lift parts over 50 lbs. Frequent walking, pushing, kneeling, stooping, bending, & squatting.

  • Operate PIV battery changer, change batteries and floor scrubber as requested by operations throughout the day.

  • Maintain pallet staging areas for good and bad pallets.

  • Unload good pallets from trailer and stage in the good pallet staging area for operations. Load bad pallets from bad pallet staging area into trailer for removal.

  • Must be able to perform all functions listed under the job requirements of Warehouse associate


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft based systems is helpful, but workers may learn on the job.

  • Certified and regularly operate power industrial equipment (walkie rider, forklift, order picker, reach truck)

  • Basic math and computer skills are necessary for the position of materials handlers.

  • Knowledge of WMS/Red Prairie is helpful, but workers may learn on the job.

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent

  • Strong problem-solving skills required.

  • Demonstrated written & oral communication skills required.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization


Primary Location United States-Kentucky-Florence-US, KY, Walton, FGD Eastern Distribution Center

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting May 19, 2023, 12:20:50 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Cummins Filtration

Role Category Onsite

Req ID: 2300052Y