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Company: Lippert Components, Inc
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:

Who We Are

We are the leading supplier of components to the recreational vehicle and residential housing industries, as well as adjacent industries including bus, cargo and equestrian trailer, marine, and heavy truck. With over 65 facilities located throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, Italy, and the United Kingdom, our more than 9,000 team members work together to bring innovative product solutions to market every day.

Why We are Different:

At Lippert Components, Everyone Matters. We are striving to make lives better through meaningful relationships with our co-workers, our customers, and our communities. LCI team members feel a deeper sense of purpose at work, and we continue to build a better work environment by aligning our cultural and business strategies with the needs of our many team members. We measure success by how we touch the lives of people inside and outside our walls.

What You will Get:

+ A company culture where everyone matters

+ Healthcare + Dental + Vision + 401k with Employer match

+ Career development and mentoring

+ Tuition Reimbursement

+ Annual flu immunization

+ Holiday, personal and vacation days

+ Local and national discounts

+ Wellness offerings

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

+ Performs any combination of following duties to facilitate cutting, finishing, storing, cleaning, and shipping wood products, and inspects products prior to shipment: Stacks lumber or wood products on floor or in bins to supply machine operators or assemblers,

+ Workers may use automated machinery, such as computerized numerical control (CNC) machines, to do much of the work

+ Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).

+ Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions (not required by all operators).

+ Sets-up, operate and tend, mills, lathes, drill presses, shapers, routers, sanders and wood nailing machines by using proper instructions & procedures.

+ Perform work in high production environment

+ The ability to add fasteners, adhesives and connect the pieces to form a complete unit.

+ Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.

+ Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample work pieces.

+ Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.

+ Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.

+ Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.

+ Applies filler, putty, or other material, using brush, putty knife, and fingers to fill wood pores, holes, cracks, or other indentations.

+ Traces patterns on lumber stock as guide for machine operator.

+ Brushes surfaces with glue preparatory to covering surfaces with leather, paper, or other materials.

+ Examines materials and products for defects, finish, and grade, and accuracy of dimension and matching panels, using measuring instruments.

+ Maintains workstation in a neat, clean and orderly fashion, and performs job duties in a safe and efficient manner.

+ Ensure wood isn't warped cracked, or swollen; completing all stages of the woodworking process.


+ Should be able to work on CNC machines in a manufacturing environment

+ Should have good organizational skills for running multiple operations

+ Should have high hand dexterity to operate machines and a multitude of hand tools

+ Should have some interpersonal skills

+ Should have initiative in getting the job done

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. The work element is in a temperature controlled environment and may encounter machinery noise and wood dust.

Physical Demands

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to manually lift and stack products that ranges from 5 pounds to 75 pounds. Must be capable of sitting, standing, bending, climbing, lifting, or walking for extended periods of time. Must be able to work additional hours and up to seven days a week, as needed. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and hours of work are dependent on which shift you work.


No Travel is required for this position.

Preferred Education and Experience

+ A high school diploma is sufficient for this position and, past experience in a manufacturing mattress operations is beneficial.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications


Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be able to pass EVerify.

AAP/EEO Statement

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Requisition ID: 2021-4210

External Company URL: https://www.lci1.com/

Street: 2503 Banks Ct

Keywords: Lippert Components, Inc, Elkhart , Woodshop, Other , Elkhart, Indiana

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