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Warehouse Associate

Bristol, IN 46507, USA Req #412
Monday, July 27, 2020
The Shyft Group embodies a lean culture - not just a lean manufacturing process - to ensure everything from our product planning, to our engineering protocol, to our final assembly and finish processes are highly efficient and carry with them the demand for continuous improvement. 
Although publicly traded, we're entrepreneurial in spirit and carry the core beliefs that hard work and accountability pay off.  We take personal pride in every vehicle we build, every partnership we secure, every process we advance, and every owner and driver we empower to command their road.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Dependent Scholarships
  • Quarterly Bonus
  • Holiday Pay
  • Vacation Pay
  • Purchased Vacation
  • Employee Assistance Program


The Parts and Accessories Assembly position is responsible for assembly work
required within the Spartan Parts and Accessories business unit and includes assembly
of components for after sale support for all of Spartan’s various product lines
including, but not limited to, emergency response bodies and chassis, motorhome
chassis, specialty vehicles, and Isuzu N-Gas


  • Learn and retain skills and practices needed to complete assembly operations in
    assigned area
  • Read and follow detailed operator instructions, installation drawings, blueprints,
    etcetera, as required by a area  
  • Perform rework, as needed
  • Apply feedback or instructions from Supervisor and/or Team Lead, as needed
  • Complete proper forms and documentation (example: defective tags, build book, etc.)
  • Understand, and be able to articulate, the production flow of an assigned product line or
  • Self-check work and inspect prior processes
  • Use basic hand, electric, cordless, and pneumatic tools, as required
  • Meet throughput goals
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Initiate process improvements
  • Support 5S in work area
  • Communicate with manufacturing and other cross-functional teams (engineering, materials, purchasing, sales, etcetera) to resolve issues
  • Solve complex problems with minimal assistance
  • Fabricate components from raw stock, as needed
  • Initiate stock transfers to maintain record accuracy, according to intra-company and
    customer orders
  • Identify and appropriately segregate, document, and route non-conforming materials
  • Prepare for and participate in physical inventory
  • Maintain a valid fork truck/stand up license-including completion of daily maintenance
    logs and proper maintenance of equipment


  • Two years related experience preferred
  • Excellent
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong and consistent attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with the ability to stay on task
  • Team oriented
  • Capable of comprehensive listening (understanding the message(s) that is being
  • Basic computer skills are required
  • Willing to:
    • Learn and rotate within all areas of the Parts and Accessories group.
    • Improve self / area / company (including pursuing additional training, if needed)
    • Develop a working knowledge of Spartan’s systems (example: AS/400, Aurora, etc.)
    • Wear applicable PPE
  • Able to:
    • Lift and move a minimum of 50 pounds without assistance
    • Read and comprehend blueprints
    • Work overtime on short notice
    • Embrace change 


  • High School Diploma Preferred but not Required
  • Forklift Experience Preferred but not required 
This job description is intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification.  This description is not intended to be all - inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility.  The Shyft Group reserves the right to change or assign to this position as required.

The Shyft Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, Veteran status or disability. 

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Bristol, IN 46507, USA