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Material Handler I

Date: Mar 1, 2023

Location: Rockford, IL, United States

Company: Oregon Tool

Work Location: Rockford, IL  


Let’s Get After It.


At Woods Equipment Company, we are a passionate group of people dedicated to a spirit of innovation and outside the box thinking to create the world’s most efficient agriculture products and attachments. We believe in inspiring, listening, learning, and rolling up our sleeves to “get after it” together. We serve a higher purpose than the products we make and are devoted to positively impacting people, communities, and landscapes around the world. We are built on a pioneering spirit, leading with humility, global stewardship, and owning it day in and day out. We know what it takes to get the job done, and we know our people are the way it happens. Come join our team!



The successful candidate assists in ensuring proper and timely delivery of customer products through a variety of shipping and receiving responsibilities.



  • Hands on involvement in all aspects of the distribution operations including small package, LTL, TL, returns, receiving, etc. 

  • Picks, processes, and packages as required.

  • Loads and unload trucks.

  • Assists in physical inventory, discrepancy resolution and performs cycle counting as required.

  • Ensures receiving, picking, and shipping accuracy.

  • Ensures product is labeled and packaged according to Wood specifications.

  • Operates forklift or other power driven equipment to load or move materials.  Ability to become certified and perform the proper forklift techniques.  Ensures forklift maintenance is up to date.

  • Safely operates a forklift to perform necessary functions while applying all OSHA required procedures.

  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area and workstations neat; maintain a clean shipping supply area; comply with procedures, rules and regulations.

  • Must be flexible to work scheduled overtime.



  • High School diploma or GED preferred



  • Previous picking/packing experience is required. Ability to operate industrial lift trucks and other mechanical material handling equipment preferred.  Must be able to read and write.



  • Position requires ability to lift up to 75 pounds

  • Work requires moderate speed and accuracy

  • Position requires the physical ability for repetitious bending, stooping, standing, and walking with the occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds unassisted.


HOURS:  Must be available for the following shift:

                First (8:30AM – 5:00PM) 



  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits available on day one (no waiting period) 
  • 401k matching (100% of first 3%, 50% of next 3% = 4.5% match on 6% contribution)
  • Earn up to 120 hours vacation during your first year of service 
  • One paid Community Involvement Day available per calendar year 
  • Global company with small company feel 
  • Safety shoes reimbursed at $100 per year
  • Safety prescription glasses through approved program



Woods Equipment, part of the Oregon Tool, Inc. family of brands.


Oregon Tool, Inc. is a global, premium-branded, aftermarket-driven precision-cutting-tool platform. At Oregon Tool, Inc., it is our goal to create, cultivate and sustain a global, inclusive culture, where differences drive innovative solutions to meet the needs of our employees and customers. We invite and encourage applications from all skilled individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company #SharperTogether.


To learn more about our company and history visit us at:


Oregon Tool, Inc. will only employ those who are legally authorized to work. Any offer of employment is contingent on a background investigation and drug screen. Oregon Tool, Inc. does not discriminate based on sex, race, color, religion, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under law. 


During the application process we will not ask for or collect any confidential, proprietary, or sensitive personally identifiable information (e.g., date of birth; driver’s license number; or credit card, bank account or other financial information). If you submit such information, you do so at your own risk, and we will not be liable to you or responsible for consequences of your submission. This notice should not be construed as an offer of employment or creating any terms of employment.