Job Description

Do you want to be part of a team that aspires to improve the quality of life for others? Are you interested in efficient manufacturing processes that promote sustainability? Do you feel a sense of accomplishment in a job well done? At Carpenter Co., we challenge our employees to learn from and inspire one another – all levels of the company collaborate, communicate and constantly improve to achieve shared success. If that sounds like an environment in which you will thrive, Carpenter Co. could be a great fit for you!

Carpenter Co. has an immediate opening for a Machine Operator B on 1st shift and 2nd shift in our Bedding Department at our Lakeland, FL manufacturing plant.  This position is responsible for safely operating machinery and equipment used to manufacture, package, and shipping our products to both internal and external customers as defined by a daily production schedule.

Carpenter Co. employees are committed to working hard to ensure production goals are met while maintaining operational excellence. The successful candidate will be expected to communicate and coordinate with Carpenter Employees of all levels to safely and efficiently meet daily production demands. 

 Additional responsibilities of the Machine Operator B will include:

  • Maintaining a neat, orderly, and safe work environment.
  • Safe operation of designated equipment
  • Properly maintain inventory and production documentation.
  • Accurate labeling all packages in Bedding area and stock packages.
  • Pull labeled material and transport to docks for shipping.
  • Identify and remove raw materials from inventory or receive from proceeding process.
  • Follow the Carpenter's safe stacking policy and procedures.
  • Maintain acceptable attendance and punctuality.
  • Read and interpret a basic tape measure on a daily basis.
  • Inventory control
  • Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Safe operation of a forklift.
  • Repackaging material.

Shift hours are currently 6:00 am - 2:30 pm for 1st shift and 3:30 pm - 12:00 am for 2nd shift,  mandatory overtime determined by the workflow is applicable to both shifts.


Skills / Requirements

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree.
  • Must be able to obtain a company forklift license
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, overtime, and weekends
  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions 


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.