Job Description

Carpenter Co. has an immediate opening for a Team Operator in our Bedding Department on 2nd shift at our Elkhart, Indiana manufacturing plant. This position is responsible for the operation of machinery that cuts and packages foam bedding products. Communicates with department manager and lead person for direction of material needing to be cut.

Carpenter Co. employees are committed to working hard to ensure production goals are met while maintaining operations of excellence. This successful candidate will be expected to be efficient in the operation of several pieces of equipment within the department to determine the best material utilization.

Additional responsibilities of the Team Operator will include:

  • Creates and label all finish product and product that is determined to be stock.
  • Uses order listing to determine sizes and amounts to cut.
  • Operates foam slitters.
  • Enters dimensions into control panel and sets other machine parameters.
  • Verifies proper machine operations and checks output accuracy.
  • Operates baler and ties bales.
  • Wraps and packages product in polyurethane wrap.

Skills / Requirements

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree Preferred.
  • One year manufacturing experience.
  • One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Carpenter Co. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristic.


Important Notes

Carpenter Co. offers a comprehensive benefits package including excellent health insurance, generous profit sharing plan, and much more. We offer long-term career opportunities for our employees in a stable industry and clean working environment. Our Elkhart Branch employees average over 10 years of service with the company, and we'd like for you to join us!  To learn more, check us out at

2nd Shift Hours: Typically 2pm- 10pm, usually with OT hours & Saturdays

Employment Type: Full-Time