Job Description


Carpenter Co. is looking for dedicated individuals to join our Richmond, VA plant as 1st and Split shift Material Handlers in the Fiber department.  The Material Handler is responsible for the following: Conducting quality inspections, assisting with clearing jams, correctly labeling rolls with shipping/stock labels, daily cleaning of machines, preventative maintenance and filling in on the production line when needed.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Working with Lead Operator
  • Ability to perform every job on the line except running the line
  • Operating Winder
  • Stacking/counting rolls
  • Ensuring material is packed correctly
  • Recording weights
  • Performing light maintenance including cleaning fiber from bearings, rollers and shafts.
  • Performing material inventory

Skills/ Requirements

Carpenter Co. is looking for a committed team player that takes pride in their performance.  In addition, the Material Handler should have the following:

  • High school diploma
  • 1+ year of manufacturing experience
  • Experience working with fiber or fiber knowledge helpful
  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow directions
  • Ability to work at a fast pace and multitask
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues
  • Ability to be at work on time
  • Computer Skills - Basic computer skills are essential; Preferred knowledge of SAP, but not necessary.


No phone calls or agencies, please.

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.

Drug testing required.