DetroitRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Detroit jobs


Company: Kentucky Trailer
Location: Wixom
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

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 industry.

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 Trailer.

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 markets.


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 act.
  • 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. Requirements:
    • Detail oriented; strong attention to details
    • Experienced with electric and pneumatic tooling and basic hand tools
    • Diploma/GED
    • 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 crawl
    • 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 work instructions).
    • 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 arrogant.

      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

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Michigan jobs by following @recnetMI on Twitter!

Detroit RSS job feeds