Job Description

Carpenter has an immediate opening for a Glue Line Fabricator on 1st shift [6:30 am to 3:00 pm] at our Albert Lea, MN manufacturing plant.  Carpenter Co. is the world's largest producer of comfort cushioning products. We may not be well recognized, but you come in contact with our products every day. We help make your carpet cushier, your furniture cozier, and your bedding more plush. We bring comfort to your life. 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including very competitive wages, weekly pay, excellent health insurance (at an extremely low cost to employees), a generous profit sharing plan, 401k, paid vacation after only 90 days, weekly bonus and much more. We offer long-term career opportunities for our employees in a stable industry where they can work in a clean, dry, low noise, comfortable environment. Our Albert Lea Branch employees average nearly 10 years of service with the company, and we'd like for you to join us!  To learn more, check us out at


This position is responsible for assembling foam products. This position will communicate with lead person for direction of materials to be assembled.  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 equipment within the department to determine the best material utilization.


Additional responsibilities of the Glue Line Fabricator will include:

  • Good Attendance, while demonstrating safe working habits and attitude.
  • Learns the assembly of all parts and their quality standards.
  • Must be able to handle repetitive motions of hands, arms, and fingers.
  • Must be able to stand for 8 hours in one place. Some heavier lifting is required, up to 50lbs.
  • Trains on proper cleaning of glue gun and basic preventive maintenance.

Skills / Requirements

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree Preferred.
  • Be able to read specification drawings that assist in learning how to properly assemble finished parts.
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret a tape measure.

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

Important Notes

1st Shift Hours: Typically 6:30 am - 3:00 pm

Employment Type:  Full-time