Travis Association for the Blind/Austin Lighthouse
  • 21-Nov-2022 to 20-Dec-2022 (CST)
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Paid medical stipend, PTO, Vacation, Birthdays, 403b retirement. M-F schedule 7:00am-3:30pm with 11 paid Holidays off.


Travis Association for the Blind/Austin Lighthouse (TAB) a non-profit organization, was founded in 1934 by Dr. Henry L. Hilgartner and other civic-minded citizens of Austin to provide a setting where blind men and women could come to learn skills and create products that were sold door to door.

Today, Travis Association for the Blind stays true to the mission established in 1934 by providing opportunities for economic and personal independence for people who are blind, visually impaired, or deaf blind by creating, sustaining, and improving employment. We continue to grow and expand the services we provide to blind Texans.

Our Core Values guide us in everything we do: LIGHT: Leadership, Integrity, Growth & Innovation, Heart, and Teamwork.

TAB offers a variety of benefits to include: 403(b) retirement plan; health insurance; dental insurance; vision insurance; employee assistance program; life insurance; paid time off; paid holidays; employee appreciation events; and more.


· Process production orders and incoming material in a timely manner, following all accepted Company procedures. Prepares work orders by processing parts requests and supply orders; pulling materials; packing boxes; placing orders in staging area

· Assure production orders are pulled correctly, properly documented, and final disposition to the production floor is correct.

· Mechanically load or unload materials from pallets, skids, platforms, lifting devices, or other transport vehicles.

· Inspect product load for accuracy and safely move it around the warehouse.

· Weigh materials or products and record weight or other production data on tags or labels.

· Perform cycle counts.

· Maintain and operate all company property and equipment in accordance with accepted Company practices.

· Follow all company Safety and personnel rules and regulations.

· Preserves safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area, and workstations neat.

· Perform other related duties as required.


Knowledge & Skills

· Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

· Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Creative problem solver who thrives when presented with a challenge

· Able to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions

· Flexible and able to multitask on several different aspects of a project or on multiple projects

· Able to take initiative to recommend projects, product improvements, or cost reductions

· Strict attention to detail

· Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)

· Excellent communicator: able to understand instructions and communicate effectively

· Strong mathematical and technical skills

· Knowledge of safety around heavy machinery.

· Manual and electric pallet jack, and forklift driving skills


· Have strong dexterity capabilities to grasp, assemble, and manipulate objects.

· The ability to stand for 8-12 hours a day.

· The ability to lift/move up to 25lbs items at times.

· Be able to work with and around various chemicals.

· The ability to bend, stoop, squat, adjust position for 50% of the time.

· The ability to work in conditions with varying temperature, including cold and/or heat.

· The ability to navigate safely in small or large areas/environment.

· Be able work with minimal or no direct supervision.

Education Requirements

· High school diploma, GED, or equivalent

· Forklift Certification within 90 days of job entry date

· Familiarity with Radio Frequency (RF) equipment and ERP system (Syteline CloudSuite Industrial) is preferred


  • Background Check and Drug Screen required
  • Confirmation of COVID-19 Vaccination Status (or approved Accommodation Request)
  • Internal and external applicants accepted
  • Verifiable documentation of ability to work in the US

Individuals who are blind or visually impaired are encouraged to apply


TAB provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, TAB complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

EEO is the law. To review your rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, please visit:

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