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Daimler Trucks North America Warehouse Associate (Des Moines, IA) in Grimes, Iowa

Job Overview

  • Entry level position in a Parts Distribution Center for Heavy Duty Truck Parts. $16.81/hr. Vacation package, quarterly performance bonus, 401K retirement and health benefits.

  • Department Intro: The Des Moines Parts Distribution Center (PDC) is a fast paced operation which provides direct aftermarket parts support to DTNA’s dealer and distribution network. At the Des Moines PDC you will work alongside highly motivated individuals within the organization’s Leadership Team, focusing on both short and long term goals and objectives of the PDC.


  • Receive, verify and store incoming material; pick required quantity of material for processing.

  • Pick and prepare material for shipment.

  • Package material to ensure protection of parts in transit.

  • Stage material in proper location for shipment and/or loads on trailer.

  • Audit storage locations for proper quantity and resolve inventory discrepancies.

  • Operation of Voice Directed Picking Equipment.

  • Operate power vehicles such as a forklift, reach truck and order picker to a height of 24 feet.

  • Lift and move parts up to 75 pounds in weight unassisted, pull/push and slide parts up to 100 pounds unassisted, while maintaining quality and production standards in Receiving and Shipping of parts.

  • Stoop, bend, twist and reach into 48” deep locations to pull or stock truck parts.

  • Stand and/or walk 100% of the work schedule, with exception of break and lunch periods.

  • Safely operate and / or work in the vicinity of many types of equipment, such as forklifts, reach trucks, pick trucks, propane powered lifts, battery changing equipment, electric carousels, conveyor lines, heavy duty pneumatic staple guns, compactors, dock levelers, etc.. without risk to self or other employees.

  • Maintain housekeeping requirements.

  • Communicate effectively with others within and outside the work group.

  • Work flexible hours.

  • Participation in Continuous Improvement program (TOS) and responsible for coming up with ideas / suggestions for improvement.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

High School Diploma or equivalent required

Attached resume required

  • Basic mathematics skills (required)

  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds frequently (required)

  • Unassisted, pull/push and slide over of parts up to 100 pounds occasionally (required)

  • Stoop, bend, and twist frequently to complete the task at hand (required)

  • Reach frequently into 48 inch deep locations to pull or stock truck parts (required)

  • Stand and/or Walk continuously, with the exception of break and lunch period (required)

  • Operate Stand-up Reach Lifts and Man-Up Order Picker to a height of 24 feet (required)

  • Use equipment to lift pallet unit to a height of 24 feet (required)

  • Safety Equipment and Quality Commitment (required)

  • Housekeeping, sweeping and emptying trash as necessary (required)

  • Successful completion of criminal background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen (required)

  • Three years of Receiving, Shipping and Packing (preferred)

  • Hourly pay $16.81

Additional Information

Applicants must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. at the time of application

Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check


For an accommodation or special assistance with applying for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at 503-745-8982 or toll free 800-206-3369. For TTY/TDD enabled call 503-745-2137 or toll free 866-355-6935.

Organization: Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Title: Warehouse Associate (Des Moines, IA)

Location: Iowa-Grimes

Requisition ID: DAI0000FS2