Kreg Tools 041918 Material Handler 2nd shift in Huxley, Iowa

041918 Material Handler 2nd shift


Huxley, IA

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Material Handler 2nd shift (Hours 4:15 pm to 2:45 am)

Kreg Tool continues to grow!

Kreg Tool is an employee owned company that manufactures a wide variety of tools, accessories, and equipment for woodworkers and do-it-yourselfers. Our products are available throughout North America and in the nation’s major Home Improvement stores such as Lowe’s, Home Depot, and Menards. Our core focus is to make our customers raving fans, contribute positively to the community & economy, and assist employees in achieving personal growth and success.

Headquartered in Huxley, IA (just off I-35 between Des Moines and Ames), we offer an entrepreneurial environment, casual dress code, and a competitive compensation package which includes base pay, semi-annual bonuses, and full benefits. We are experiencing rapid growth and employ over 190 employees. Kreg Tool is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Successful completion of a criminal background check and pre-employment drug test are required to be qualified for employment. We currently have the following position open:

Job Profile:

  • Using forklifts, stand up reach trucks, or other powered industrial equipment to place raw material in designated warehouse locations once received by Receiving Clerk.

  • Follows Standard Operating Procedures to maintain FIFO environment, shipping efficiency and ensures successful daily flow of parts and finished good

  • Execute WMS replenishment tasks to ensure material availability in supermarkets.

  • Backflush (report) materials manufactured by production into ERP system.

  • Place finished goods in designated locations in warehouse once manufactured by production.

  • Stock shelves in Shipping with finished product to increase shipping efficiency.

  • Stock the assembly lines and racks in the packaging/assembly area as well as the machine shop with raw material to aid in production.

  • Participate in continuous improvement activities.

  • Utilize material handling equipment.

  • Follow warehouse and inventory rules

  • Handle all material in such a way to maintain a FIFO environment.

  • Unload container size shipments of material into Kreg facilities.

  • Monitor scrap and remove as needed.

  • Aid in Cycle Counting processes when required.

  • Maintain a clean, organized, well labeled warehouses.


  • Work Standards

  • Technical/Professional Knowledge

  • Managing Work

  • Adaptability

  • Planning and Organizing

  • Decision Making

  • Building Partnerships

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum High School diploma/equivalent required.

  • Ability to frequently lift, move, carry and manipulate loads up to 35lb.

  • Ability to infrequently lift, move, carry and manipulate loads up to 70lb.

  • 1-3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Knowledge of manufacturing principals and techniques preferred.

  • Basic computer skills including the use of MS Office.

  • Forklift operating experience preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have the ability to follow oral and written instructions in accordance with safety principals necessary to complete tasks.

  • Committed to company values.

  • Must be able to respond to flexibly to changing circumstances.

  • Projects self-confidence, enthusiasm, and a positive, can do attitude.

  • Is self-motivated.

  • Must be committed to the success of the entire organization.

  • Must have the ability to work with patience and courtesy in customer relations.

  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.

  • Self-motivated and self-directed, able and willing to take initiative.

  • Excellent organizational skills with superior attention to detail.