Zekelman Industries

Warehouse Operator - Birmingham

Job Locations US-AL-Birmingham
Job ID
# of Openings
Hourly Full-Time

Job Description



Do you want to work for a stable, growing organization that reaches back more than 130 years?  Our steel tube and pipe products have helped build landmarks and buildings in North America; Come build your career at Zekelman Industries!

Atlas Tube, a division of Zekelman Industries, is looking for an Warehouse Operator in Birmingham AL location, capable of learning multiple task job stations.  Reporting to theWarehouse/ Mill Supervisor, the Warehouse Operator will ensure his/her role in production is fulfilled with a commitment to the continual improvement in uptime, product quality, and overall mill performance. 



  • Transfer finished bundles to warehouse locations
  • Operate over head cranes to support operations of tube mill
  • Transfer finished bundles to warehouse locations
  • Offload mill packaging line
  • Scan bundles to proper warehouse locations
  • Perform daily crane/forklift inspections
  • Using overhead crane/forklift, remove and replace mill bases on changeovers
  • Using overhead crane/forklift, remove mill scrap, band, weigh, tag and store in scrap rack
  • Load scrap bundles onto trucks
  • Understand and comply with verbal and/or written instructions
  • Follow safe work practices, safety policies and wear required PPE: e.g. hearing, eye, hand, foot and head protection
  • During housekeeping handle weights and loads beyond normal functions of a position; e.g. shoveling steel sludge, drive shafts (120 lbs.)
  • Assist maintenance personnel in making repairs to equipment
  • Assist other operators when required during breakdowns, bottlenecks and scheduled downtime
  • Report any irregularities or malfunctions to supervisors, managers and/or maintenance
  • Keep work area and/or equipment clean and in a safe working condition
  • Know and follow safety procedures
  • Train others on the Crane Operator/forklift job responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned 


QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate for Warehouse operator opportunity will possess an Associate’s Degree and at least 2 years of equivalent experience in a manufacturing environment.  Completion of military service is considered equivalent to a 2 year degree. 

Regular full-time predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role.

High school diploma/GED required

  • Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role
  • Lead and promote health and safety work practices as required by regulatory agencies and company policy


Physical Requirements:

  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to walk or stand for extended periods of time to cover shift.
  • Bend, Twist, Stoop, Sit, Kneel, Crawl, push and pull. Able to reach in all directions.
  • Other physical requirements as needed for the job.


Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low cost, high quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting and much more.




We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.


We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.


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