Job Description

Carpenter Co. has immediate openings for 2nd shift Production Operators at our Lakeland manufacturing plant with an hourly pay of $15.04 and an increase at 6 months plus $1.50 shift differential for 2nd shift. The Production Operator will perform all functions associated with the production of Lakeland products.

Carpenter Co. employees are committed to working hard to ensure production goals are met while maintaining operations excellence. The successful candidate will be expected to perform all functions within a normal production environment with interaction and communication with fellow employees, operator/lead person and area supervisor. This position may also involve performing other positions within department. 


  • Operate all designated equipment
  • Understand how to read and interpret a tape measure
  • Identify and remove raw materials from inventory or receive from proceeding process.
  • Properly maintain inventory and production documentation.
  • Perform machine-specific operating tasks in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area
  • Navigate through and understand production schedules
  • Communicate with material handler for needed blocks
  • Use RF scanners to scan material for consumption
  • Other duties as assigned


2nd Shift

  • Monday-Friday, 3:30 PM - 12:00 AM
  • Must be able to work 8 -10 hours, if needed


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K Plan
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 1 Floating Holiday
  • 2 Personal Days
  • 2 Weeks Vacation

Skills / Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Computer experience needed
  • Must be able to read and interpret a tape measure 
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to stand/walk 10-12 hours.
  • Forklift experience a plus

Important Notes

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.

Carpenter Co. conducts pre-employment drug testing on all applicants that receive and accept a written offer of employment.