Parts Assistant in Des Moines, IA at TMC Transportation

Date Posted: 11/17/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

TMC Transportation is the nation’s largest employee-owned, open deck transportation company. Founded in 1972, and headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, TMC provides expert transportation services and supply-chain management solutions throughout the 48 contiguous states. If you’re seeking a rewarding career at a dynamic company built on integrity, innovation and dedication to quality and customer service, then join us in our Destination of Excellence.

TMC Offers:

  • Competitive Hourly Wage
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Employee Ownership - ESOP!

TMC Transportation has an immediate full-time opening for a Parts Assistant working out of our terminal in Des Moines, Iowa.


The primary function of a Parts Assistant is to assist the Parts and Warranty Specialist in the parts department with inventory, ordering, vendor management, stocking, warranty, etc.


  • Stocking shelves
  • Inventory control and cycle counts
  • Inner company shipments and deliveries
  • Parts pick up and deliveries
  • Clean and organize warehouse
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • Previous experience in warehousing, distribution, and/or a transportation-related parts operation is preferred
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Ability to function and communicate efficiently in a fast-paced work environment
  • Must be able to follow detailed instructions
  • Effective computer skills (Microsoft Office) are required and previous inventory management is preferred


  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Must be willing to work in all climates, inside and out regardless of weather
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 100lbs
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs overhead repetitively
  • Must be able to climb on/off trailers throughout the shift
  • Must be able to pass a forklift certification exam