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Daimler Trucks North America Daimler's Portland Truck Plant - Assembly and Material Handlers in Portland, Oregon

Innovative products begin with talented, highly motivated individuals. Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), the largest and most diverse company in the North American commercial vehicle market, invites you to join our dynamic, industry-leading workforce. Our world-class portfolio of brands, including Freightliner trucks, Western Star trucks, Detroitâ„¢ engines and components, Thomas Built Buses, and Freightliner Custom Chassis, offers the unique opportunity to follow your passion for automotives in business or technical fields at locations across North America. And when you work for a Daimler company, you join a global network of over 250,000 dedicated employees on 6 continents who share your passion. Apply today and explore the world of Daimler!


Material Handler responsibilities include:

  • Moving material within Plant

  • Loading and offloading trucks

  • Locating and storing material, weigh out and count parts

  • Operating necessary equipment such as forklifts, scales, cranes, yard trucks, pallet jacks and other tools and equipment

  • Handles paperwork in prescribed manner

  • Ensuring safe operation practices are following prescribed safety procedures

  • Learning, accessing, and utilizing various portions of the IMS/MRP and Shoptech systems.

Starting pay is $19/hr with a $1,000 sign-on bonus. The current top rate of $26.32, which can be achieved in 60 months.

Assembler responsibilities include:

  • Assembling or installing truck components on a truck as instructed using required hand tools and supplied power tools

  • Meeting productivity and quality standards as you learn and perform multiple jobs and tasks as assigned by supervision

  • Performing job tasks in accordance with TOS (Truck Operating System, Daimler Truck North America’s Lean Management Tool)

Starting pay is $19/hr with a $1,000 sign-on bonus. The current top rate of $28.05, which can be achieved in 60 months.

  • High school diploma (or equivalent) required, including proof of completion if unverifiable

  • Candidates must be at least 18 years of age

  • An attached resume is required

  • Ability to understand and interpret standard work instructions required

  • Ability to use a computer at a basic level required

  • Employees must be able to lift 75 lbs. with or without a reasonable accommodation, and work in a physically demanding environment

  • Adherence to all safety standards is required

  • Familiarity with manufacturing environment preferred

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

  • EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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: Daimler's Portland Truck Plant - Assembly and Material Handlers

Location: Oregon-Portland

Requisition ID: DAI0000FV3