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Material Handler Class I

Date: Mar 15, 2023

Location: Louisiana, MO, US

Company: Dorman Products

Dorman was founded on the belief that people should have the freedom to fix their vehicles. For over a century, we've provided countless products and services to help people do just that.   As a $1.3B*+ global supplier of aftermarket automotive parts, with 3,300+ Contributors, and 28 Sites across the globe, we remain focused on driving new solutions, to help our partners grow their businesses, and help repair professionals and vehicle owners maintain their vehicles (*approx. earnings as of 12/31/21).  Everyone who works at Dorman is called a Contributor. We need everyone, regardless of role and experience, to contribute to our success. That means everyone has a unique ability to make an impact on the business. We encourage all our Contributors to bring their authentic selves to work. The freedom to pursue new ideas, offer different perspectives, and grow in your career is fundamental to working at Dorman.


Loads, unloads, and moves cartons with materials of product within the facility. Must verify cartons to work orders and pack cartons onto pallets.   Must operate pallet jacks, including electric pallet jacks and manual pallet jacks to push or pull product.




Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand.


Counts, weighs and records weights and numbers of units of materials moved or handled on daily production sheets.  Reads work order or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved.


Attaches identifying tags or labels to materials or marks information on cases, bales, or other containers.


Stacks or assembles materials into boxes according to job order instructions.


Inventories materials on work floor, and supply workers with materials as needed


Operate motorized industrial equipment, as required


Maintain neat, clean and well-organized work area


Timely and regular attendance


ADDITIONAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES  This description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this position.  The incumbent will perform other job-related duties as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Good math abilities


Good performance and safety records – no active warnings in file


Ability to lift, pack, stack and wrap up to 40 pounds in proper manner


Ability to stand, walk and lift all day


Ability to climb steps or ladders


Willing to work overtime as required


Adhere to all safety standards and personal protective equipment (PPE) guidelines


Ability to follow verbal and written instructions


Ability to operate pallet jack, electric and manual



High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



Must be flexible in working a variety of job duties and be willing to rotate positions in order to accommodate production needs.   Must have basic understanding of computers, be able to input data and follow strict procedures for processes and instructions.



Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence. 



Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.



Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. 


Must successfully complete Powered Industrial Truck Training, including classroom and hands-on to become a licensed equipment operator.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Dorman Products is an equal opportunity employer; we value a combination of ideas, perspectives, and cultures at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

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