Part-Time Material Handler – BNA-THS Matheson Inc. Nashville, TN

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Job Summary

Matheson Flight Extenders is hiring Material Handlers.

Material handlers are responsible for loading and unloading sacks, tubs and trays of mail into and out of aircraft containers of various sizes. The smallest of these containers are approximately five feet high and the largest approximately eight feet high.

Daily assignments vary and may range from tug operations, mail handling, container management and dock work as needed based on incoming work.

Material Handlers while reporting to the manager or supervisor, will receive work direction from the Lead assigned to each shift.

Material Handler

Material handler must ensure timeliness; packaging, routing, and systems work is completed accurately and timely.

May be assigned to jobs on a rotating basis including sorting mail on a conveyor/roller system and then into rolling equipment used to transport the mail onto trucks; may be required to push this rolling equipment up a ramp and onto trailers as well as to reposition the equipment in the warehouse.

Identify and label materials or mark information on containers.

Conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated area; when needed, record information on daily production sheet, truck dock manifest and VAP submission reports.

Follow all proper policies and procedures; instructions and details of work assigned

Safety & Compliance

Must be able to safely work with the containers, this requires utilizing a step aid, stepping up and down approximately 30 inches in order to get into and out of the container.

Ensure a safe work environment and abide by all Matheson safety rules

Apply basic skills and may develop advanced skills using tools and equipment appropriate for the position


Participate in stand up activities with cross functional teams including daily stretching exercises.

Participate and direct team in Lean Warehousing system on the floor.

Provide flexibility in timely transactions when moved to different work areas as assigned throughout the shift


High School diploma or general education degree

1 to 3 months related experience and/or training


Knowledge of basic safety measure when lifting, pulling, pushing


Ability to work within a team environment

Ability to adhere to productivity goals and measures

Ability to move from one assigned area to another as work requires.

Ability to accurately read labels and placards

Special Requirements

Must pass a drug screen

Must pass a criminal background

Must pass a job related physical assessment

Must be at least 18 years or age


All employees are responsible for integrating security practices in daily work by appropriately using and safeguarding Matheson resources in compliance with policies and procedures.

Tuesday – Thursday

3:30 AM – 8:00 AM



4:30 AM – 8:00 AM

Compensation: Hourly USPS Wage Determination ($12.87) plus Health & Welfare ($4.01).

Health & Welfare (H&W) is paid ‘in lieu of benefits’ in an amount designated by the Wage Determination. (H&W is paid on the first 40 hours worked each week. H&W is not paid on OT hours.)

This list of job elements, responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or conditions is not exhaustive, but is merely the most descriptive of the current job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, staff changes, workload, or technical development).

Matheson Inc. is an Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity Employer.

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