Material Handler - Madison Heights - job 958465

Douglas Dynamics

Date: 07/22/2021

City: Madison Heights, Michigan

Employment type: Full-time

At Douglas Dynamics, our employees and our culture are just as important to the company as serving our customers. We believe that our employees are the key to our success.

Are you looking to make a change in your career to something with great benefits, stability and multiple avenues for advancement? Why not consider Douglas Dynamics. Douglas Dynamics is North Americas premier manufacturer and upfitter of work truck attachments and equipment.

We are seeking a Material Handler


Performs a variety of duties in support of the companys fabrication, weld, and assembly cells. Duties include but not limited to stocking FIFO and kitted carts with parts in required quantities based on level loaded production schedule, restock fabricated and purchased parts in finished part supermarket, maintain finished part supermarkets, coordinate replenishment and communicate potential shortages with Buyer/Planner, perform daily 5S maintenance, other duties as assigned.


  • A fulfilling career with the ability to contribute to an Industry leader

  • A comprehensive suite of benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience

  • A generous 401k match

  • Profit sharing for all full-time employees



Performs tasks to JIs as trained

  • Maintaining safe working conditions and 6-S

  • Compliance with regulations, procedures, policies

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Participation in company training programs

  • Work effectively in a team environment

  • Reporting packaging problems, piece part abnormalities / nonconformance, and unusual workplace events to BU lead person or supervisor

  • Use a variety of unpowered material handling equipment

  • Perform other duties as assigned




  • Vision; near, distance, color, peripheral and depth perception

  • Able to stand and walk

  • Able to reach above shoulders and outward

  • Able to bend, squat and crawl

  • Able to lift and carry. (up to 50 pounds)

  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment: eyewear, hearing protection, respirator and steeled toes boots with metatarsals


  • Temperatures; Low 40 60; high temperature over 90

  • Noise level > 85 db

Material Handler II

  • All of the above requirements plus the following

  • Has acquired DD certification to operate powered mobile equipment and overhead cane

  • Has the ability to perform tasks in other BUs

Material Handler III

  • All of the requirements for Assembler II plus the following

  • Has the ability to perform tasks in multiple BUs within the facility

  • Capable of training others

  • Knowledge of basic lean concepts (DDMS)

  • Minimum one year within the organization

Our focus on integrity, teamwork, and high performance creates an ideal work environment for every one of our employees.

We offer competitive salaries, benefits, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Discover our opportunities and come see all the ways you can do more at Douglas Dynamics.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Douglas Dynamics, LLC does not discriminate against qualified applicants in hiring based on race, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

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