BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 Company, is seeking detailed oriented and highly motivated individuals to fill the role of Line Driver in the Materials Handling Department at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, TN. We have multiple positions available.
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to transporting material via trailer throughout the plant, performing daily inspections of vehicle (Tractor-Trailer), keeping up with paperwork associated with job, and communicating with other departments.
Physical Demands include climbing in and out of truck at least 25 times per shift. Potential to handle up to 60 lbs. boxes.
Mental and/or Visual Demands: Keeping track of pulls that need to be made, remaining calm if you fall behind, keeping eyes on task at hand.
Working Conditions: Job requires you to be outside while hooking and unhooking trailers.
Special Notes: This job requires the ability to be able to back a trailer into some tight areas.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
- Required education: High School/GED
- Minimum 1 year of basic understanding of truck/trailer and fork truck operations - loading dock experience, warehouse, forklift operator experience, please detail experience in your application / resume.
- MUST have and be able to maintain a valid driver's license.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
- Previous experience in driving a forklift.
- Previous experience in working on shipping docks.
- Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Class A, CDL is highly preferred but not required
About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.
At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
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