Distribution Material Handler DMH (28055)

Oregon Tool
Kansas City, KS
United States
Job Description


Work Location: Kansas City, MO (NADC)  


Go one better, together.


We’ve built something we’re extremely proud of, and we think it’s time you became part of it. Working at Oregon Tool, Inc., you’ll build your career and do your best work while contributing to the whole of the company. We're for those who lean into challenges and expect that same attitude from the people around them. We’re a goal-oriented organization that’s firmly committed to creating opportunities for Team Members’ talents to shine and inspire the individuals around them so that we all win together. 


At 2,400 Team Members across the globe, you're more than just a link in a chain. From new products, programs, and business units, Oregon Tool, Inc. gives you the space to make systemic change within our business. How will you make your mark? 



Hourly Rate: $19.50/hr

Shift: Tuesday-Friday 5am-330pm



Responsible for supporting shipping functions at the NADC including safety, quality and productivity through knowledge around Oregon Tool’s systems.



Oregon Tool North American Distribution Center

10331 NW Transcon Drive

Kansas City, MO, 64153



  • Operate forklifts in performance of order picking and packing; efficiently pick customer orders for shipment, ensuring correct number and type of product is packaged for shipment; using computer and SAP to document produce moved.

  • Investigate and assist in resolving shipment discrepancies.

  • Match product quantity to purchase order, pack orders in a manner as to not damage parts during shipment.

  • Ensure outbound shipments are accurate.

  • Work diligently to meet work schedules and deadlines.

  • Seek leadership when there are questions, and support leadership by following direction.

  • Provide training to team members as needed.

  • Work with supervisor/lead from previous/next shift to determine priorities and ensure proper work flow.

  • Maintain open communication through conversation and both formal and informal documents.

  • Clean and remove trash to designated areas of work and throughout daily duties.

  • Identify and report safety hazards.

  • Follow evacuation / emergency procedures.

  • Follow proper bending, lifting, pushing, and pulling techniques.

  • Adhere to motorized equipment usage and pedestrian safety



  • Minimum of six (6) months experience operating:

  • Stand-up narrow -aisle reach truck.

  • Order selector

  • Ability to lift 50lbs repetitively.

  • Must be able to work effectively and communicate with others in a team environment.

  • Must be able to take initiative, seeking and acting on opportunity to improve the organization's performance.

  • Familiarity with Lean manufacturing concepts

  • English fluency for safety, training and documentation purposes

  • Able to complete responsibilities in a timely, professional and quality manner

  • Solve problems analytically; search out relevant information and gauge its importance when making decisions

  • Effective written and oral communication skills; able to express oneself clearly and in technical and nontechnical terms.

  • Creative thinker

  • Collaborative and effective team player and able to work with teams who are globally dispersed.

  • Set a good example of personal integrity.

  • Demonstrate ability and willingness to learn; seek out development activities to improve skills and increase knowledge; learn from other team members and own mistakes.

  • Take initiative, seek and act on opportunities to improve organization performance.

  • Ability to translate specific goals into action and follow through to achieve goals



Hourly Rate: $19.50/hr 

Shift: Tuesday - Friday 5am-330pm



  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits available on day one (no waiting period) 

  • 401k matching (100% of first 3%, 50% of next 3% = 4.5% match on 6% contribution)

  • Earn up to 120 hours vacation during your first year of service 

  • One paid Community Involvement Day available per calendar year 

  • Global company with small company feel 

  • Safety shoes reimbursed at $120 per year

  • Safety prescription glasses through approved program



Oregon Tool, Inc. is a global, premium-branded, aftermarket-driven precision-cutting-tool platform. At Oregon Tool, Inc., it is our goal to create, cultivate and sustain a global, inclusive culture, where differences drive innovative solutions to meet the needs of our employees and customers. We invite and encourage applications from all skilled individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company #SharperTogether.


To learn more about our company and history visit us at: www.oregontool.com


Oregon Tool, Inc. will only employ those who are legally authorized to work. Any offer of employment is contingent on a background investigation and drug screen. Oregon Tool, Inc. does not discriminate based on sex, race, color, religion, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under law. 


During the application process we will not ask for or collect any confidential, proprietary, or sensitive personally identifiable information (e.g., date of birth; driver’s license number; or credit card, bank account or other financial information). If you submit such information, you do so at your own risk, and we will not be liable to you or responsible for consequences of your submission. This notice should not be construed as an offer of employment or creating any terms of employment.