Full-time Crate Tech

Duties and Responsibilities

Summary: Using established processes and procedures, crate technicians perform tasks of crate building from start to finish with little or no supervision.

Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Strong knowledge of lumber materials and fasteners.
  • Confident with various wood working equipment (table saws, radial arm, handhelds, ect).
  • Proficient with crate design and construction.
  • Able to work in a team environment with other assembler and cutters.  Responsible for keeping builds on schedule and able to adjust accordingly to meet customer demands.
  • Forklift experience and DOT medical card for delivery of products a plus.
  • Understanding of packing non-standard items such as aircraft parts, medical supplies, communications equipment, etc.
  • Assist in routine and basics maintenance and upkeep of machinery and equipment on a regular basis, e.g., oiling, cleaning, filter changing, etc.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Some knowledge of routine packing procedures.
  • Basic knowledge of carpentry techniques.
  • General understanding of wood materials and lumber.
  • Strong work ethic with ability to work in a high energy environment.
  • Works well in a team environment.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to apply basic mathematical skills when building, cutting, and measuring.
  • Ability to use power tools and machinery.
  • Ability to operate a forklift

Work Environment

Work may include exposure to drafts, noise, dust, strong odors, the operation of mechanical equipment (e.g. forklifts and motor vehicles); extended periods of standing, walking and bending; and lifting light to very heavy objects and equipment.

Tools used in this occupation: Full range of power and hand tools, saws, heat gun, mechanical banding, ect.

Technology used in this occupation: Basic computer applications

Required Qualifications

Experience: 1 year of related experience preferable but not required.

Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to handle; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl. The employee must also occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more.

Leadfoot Solutions, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Department: Leadfoot Solutions

Location: Wichita, KS

Experience: High School / GED

Schedule: Full-time

Security Clearance: None

Travel: none

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