Production General Helper/Shop Assistant


Located in Walker, MI

Salary: $15.00-$16.00/HR

Production General Helper/Shop Assistant Job Summary: A Tool and Die shop in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking an entry level shop helper to support their team. This position requires working on a small team to build and test new dies for companies and provides the opportunity to get your foot in the door for an apprenticeship program in the future. If you''re interested in joining a stable organization where you can grow, be continuously challenged, and be valued for your contributions, please apply!

Production General Helper/Shop Assistant Requirements:

  • Operating hilo and an overhead crane
  • Running stamping presses
  • Keeping track of quality issues
  • Operate, maintain and clean machinery and equipment
  • Completing production paperwork
  • Completing work orders and requests in a timely manner
  • Packing skids/crates and preparing orders for shipping
  • Able to travel between and work at their local locations as needed
  • Assisting with general shop tasks as requested

Schedule & Pay:

  • 1st shift 6:00am-4:30pm with overtime common on Friday and occasionally Saturday
  • $15.00-$16.00/HR

Production General Helper/Shop Assistant Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in production, manufacturing or relate field
  • Familiarity with manufacturing machinery and equipment
  • Team oriented and desire to learn
  • Mechanical aptitude and spatial reasoning
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Familiarity with schematics and technical drawings
  • Familiarity with manufacturing machinery and equipment
  • Ability to handle physical workload, lifting about 30-50 pounds regularly
  • Ability to stand for 10-12 hours a day
  • High school diploma or GED

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Location:  Grand Rapids, MI

Position Type: Full time; Evaluation hire


What Makes Express Employment Professionals Different?

Express Employment Professionals is a local employment agency that has been helping people find great jobs in Grand Rapids since 1996. We focus on helping people find permanent, long term positions at some of the best companies in the area. Every week we are actively working with 130+ companies in the Greater Grand Rapids area. 

Express has a wide variety of jobs available, including:

  • Light Industrial
  • Skilled Trades
  • Administrative
  • Professional

Benefits of working with Express:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Short-Term Disability, and Life Insurance
  • 401(K) Savings Plan
  • Holiday and Vacation Pay
  • Scholarship programs
  • Free Online Training

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Express Office: Grand Rapids
1760 44th Street Southwest
Suite 10
Grand Rapids, MI 49519
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