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XL Specialized Trailers Final Assembly - Component Installer 3rd in Manchester, Iowa

per hour with a 15% shift premium | 1086 S 3rd St, Manchester, IA 52057, USA | Hourly | Full Time

XL Specialized Trailers is a top tier manufacturer of custom Heavy Haul Trailers engineered and designed to meet the hauling needs of its customers. Founded on innovation and commitment to quality, the XL brand has earned a reputation as a premium heavy haul trailer.

Position Description:

General Summary: Generally expected to work as a valued member of the XL Specialized Trailers team. Maintains production by assembling parts and subassemblies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares work to be accomplished by studying assembly instructions, blueprint specifications and parts lists; gathering parts, subassemblies, tools and materials.

  • Positions parts and components by using templates or reading measurements.

  • Installs components by examining connections for correct fit; fastening parts and subassemblies.

  • Verifies specifications by measuring completed components.

  • Resolves assemble problems by altering dimensions to meet specifications; notifying supervisor to obtain additional resources.

  • Keeps equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions.

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations. Wears proper personal protective equipment.

  • Identifies and anticipates safety and health concerns and hazards by surveying environmental, operational, and occupational conditions.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing relating results as needed.

    Ancillary Duties:

  • Assist with the continuous process improvement of XL Specialized Trailers by leading and participating in projects such as lean, 5-S and Kaizen..

  • Perform any other tasks assigned to support and improve the overall operations of the XL Specialized Trailers.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:


    Supervision Received:

    Works under direct supervision. The employee is responsible for carrying out the assignment, keeping their supervisor informed of progress and potential problems or future implications.

    Responsibility for Public Contact:


    Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED.

    Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Problem analysis and problem resolution at a functional level.

  • Strong customer orientation.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Commitment to company values.

    Physical Demands:

  • Walking, sitting, standing, climbing, reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling.

  • Ability to routinely lift 25 lbs. and occasionally up to 50lbs and move up to 100 pounds.

  • Ability to work overtime, including Saturday work.

    Work Environment:

    Work is primarily performed indoors in production facility.

XL Specialized Trailers is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran