Company: Kentucky Trailer
Posted on: September 19, 2023
A career at Kentucky Trailer - regardless of the facility or
department - starts with commitment. From the executive leadership
team through the ranks, associates commit to an ethic of hard work
and a mission to produce the highest quality product in the
Kentucky Trailer, in turn commits to harboring a family-friendly
environment where associates can excel. This atmosphere of mutual
respect allows the individual to thrive, as evidenced by many
associates who have made a lifetime career with the company.
Associates work alongside the most talented and knowledgeable
people in the trailer industry.
Kentucky Trailer believes in strengthening tomorrow's modern
manufacturing leaders. We encourage people of all ages who are
wanting to pursue a successful career to contact Kentucky
Kentucky Trailer is a Servant Leader Company. We are driven to be
the best in the world at design, build and service solutions for
specialty trailer, custom transport and mobilized business
The Assembler is responsible for taking instruction from the
supervisor on following print requirements and using various
manufacturing equipment and hand tools to build and attach various
parts, materials and equipment to custom trailers according to
Customer Specifications. Mechanically inclined: use of hand,
air/power tools (drills, impact wrenches, c-clamp and rivet guns)
The Assembler will interact with and support other Shop Associates
and Subcontractors in the performance of these duties. The
Assembler will report to the Shop Team Leader and will perform any
and all duties as requested. Tack welding and overhead crane
knowledge a plus.
- The Associate will work in a safe manner while wearing the
appropriate safety equipment and reporting any unsafe condition or
- The Associate will be responsible for their area of the Shop
for housekeeping and organization and will utilize clean up time
assigned at the end of each day to do so.
- The Associate will be on the job as scheduled for start, stop
and break times and accurately fill out the proper information on a
Job Slip at the end of each day.
- The Associate will conduct themselves according to the Policies
of the Company as provided in the Handbook including attendance,
smoking, breaks, clean up, vacation, PTO, cell phones, etc.
- Detail oriented; strong attention to details
- Experienced with electric and pneumatic tooling and basic hand
- Math Skills: ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide
- Able to read a tape measure
- Able to stand 10hrs/day
- Able to lift up to 50lbs continuously
- Able to perform repetitive tasks; high physical activity
- Able to bend, kneel, stoop, stand, reach, twist, climb and/or
- Able to work in regularly exposed to high noise level,
vibration, dust and fumes
- Not afraid of heights (able to climb a 12 ft ladder)
- Able to communicate (read, write, speak, listen and understand
- Pre-employment Screening
- PPE: Steel-toes, and safety glasses required at all times
- Construction experience a plus
Throughout our company and in all interactions, Kentucky Trailer
Associates choose to be:
Patient, demonstrating self-control
Kind, giving encouragement and appreciation to others
Humble, without arrogance or pretense
Respectful, treating others as important individuals
Selfless, focusing on the needs of others
Forgiving, letting go of resentment when wronged
Honest, free of deception
Committed, honoring the choices we make
Fundamental Irreplaceable Behavior Values:
Interpersonal Skills: Easy to get along with. Treats all people
with dignity and respect. Always approachable, never rude. Aware of
and sensitive to what other people are feeling. Is at ease with
people at all levels. Does not belittle the opinions or work of
other people, regardless of their status or position. Deals
effectively with a diverse workforce. Demonstrates a high degree of
"emotional intelligence." Truly values and genuinely likes people.
Treats others as important person. Serves others.
Ethics and Integrity: Admits mistakes in spite of the potential for
negative consequences. Presents unpleasant or disagreeable facts in
an appropriate manner. Keeps promises; meets goals and deadlines.
Avoids situations and associations that could be considered
inappropriate. Honest in all dealings. Upholds and models
organization's values. Does what you say you will do. Is forgiving
when feeling mistreated.
Business Demeanor / Temperament: Displays a positive attitude and
optimism about the work to be done, the people he or she works
with, customers, management, and company policies. Has a
constructive sense of humor. Maintains a calm temperament and
pleasant demeanor. Shows self-control. Does not spread gossip or
rumors. Acts as a positive influence on others. Is courteous,
cooperative, and helpful. Is humble, never boastful, or
Accountability: Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and
timeliness of his/her work. Acknowledges and corrects mistakes.
Does not make excuses or blame others for errors or problems.
Carries his/her fair share of the workload. Does what he/she
commits to doing.
Keywords: Kentucky Trailer, Detroit , Assembler, Other , Wixom, Michigan
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